Base Convertible (1.3L 5-speed Manual)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Metering Oil Pump.
The cost to repair the Metering Oil Pump is estimated at $1,600.00 for parts and $227.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Transmission & Driveline|
|Steering & Suspension|
|Heating & Air Conditioning||
This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant may be possible; however, Mazda has not released any information on retrofitting at this time.
The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Starting & Charging|
|Overall||4 out of 5|