Mazda 2.0L Index of Articles

P0123 -What Does It Mean? (1996-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

P0123 -What Does It Mean? (1996-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

In this article I'll explain what a trouble code P0123: Throttle Position Sensor Circuit High Voltage means and what you'll need to do to diagnose and repair its cause. I've also included a link to the TPS test tutorial that is going to help you...   read more >>

P0121 -What Does It Mean? (1996-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

P0121 -What Does It Mean? (1996-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

A trouble code P0121: Throttle Position Sensor Performance Problem points to a problem with the throttle position sensor (TPS). In this article I'll explain what it means and what's involved in diagnosing and repairing its cause. I'm also...   read more >>

How To Test Engine Compression (2.0L Mazda 626)

How To Test Engine Compression (2.0L Mazda 626)

What makes testing the compression of your Mazda 2.0L four cylinder engine easy is that the spark plugs are easily accessible and in plain view (you do have to remove the spark plug wires, but that's easy peasy). In this tutorial I'll explain...   read more >>

P0122 -What Does It Mean? (1996-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

P0122 -What Does It Mean? (1996-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

In this tutorial I'll explain what a trouble code P0122: Throttle Position Sensor Circuit Low Voltage means and what's involved in diagnosing and repairing its cause. I'm also going to direct you to the TPS test tutorial that you'll need to test...   read more >>

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (2.0L Mazda 626)

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (2.0L Mazda 626)

Testing for a blown head gasket on your 2.0L Mazda 626 (2.0L Mazda MX6) isn't hard. In this tutorial I'll show you the 4 basic tests that are done to find out. So, if the engine in your Mazda has severely overheated and doesn't start or it starts...   read more >>

How To Test The Alternator (1998-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

How To Test The Alternator (1998-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

One of the easiest tests to do on your 2.0L Mazda 626 is the alternator test. In this tutorial I am going to show you an easy and fast way to do it and the best part of all is that you need a multimeter only. This test is very accurate and will...   read more >>

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1996-1997 2.0L Mazda 626)

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1996-1997 2.0L Mazda 626)

You're gonna' be surprised just how easy it is to accurately test the mass air flow (MAF) sensor on your 2.0L Mazda 626 (2.0L Mazda MX6) with a multimeter. That's right, you don't need a scan tool for the MAF sensor test described in this...   read more >>

How To Test For A Broken Timing Belt (1993-2002 2.0L Mazda)

How To Test For A Broken Timing Belt (1993-2002 2.0L Mazda)

Quite a few things can cause your 2.0L Mazda 626 (or MX6) to crank and not start, one of those things is a broken timing belt. So, if you've been wondering how to test for a broken timing belt, this tutorial will show you two simple tests. These...   read more >>

How To Test The Fuel Pump (1994-1999 2.0L Mazda 626)

How To Test The Fuel Pump (1994-1999 2.0L Mazda 626)

The fuel pump, on your 1994-1999 Mazda 626 can be tested to find out if it's bad or not. There are 2 basic tests to test the fuel pump. One is done with a fuel pressure gauge and the other is done with starting fluid. I'm gonna' explain both in...   read more >>

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1998-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1998-2002 2.0L Mazda 626)

A lot of people think that the only way to test the mass air flow (MAF) sensor is with a scan tool, but that's not the case. The mass air flow (MAF) sensor on your 1998-2002 2.0L Mazda 626 can be tested with a simple multimeter. This multimeter...   read more >>