Having problems with your 1997 Mazda 626 ?
1997 Mazda 626 (2.0 liter): The check engine or malfunction light came on and will not go off. Since this light came on, the heater/defrost will not blow warm air. Temp guage shows hot after car has been running for a few minutes. Engine acts like it wants to die when in drive and brake is applied at complete stop. Last night the car started fine as normal. After driving it approx. 3 miles, the car died while driving it (I coasted to my destination). Car would not restart immediately. 2 hours la
Sounds like the head or head gasket is blown. your cylinders may be getting coolant in them which will not only cause the motor to lockup, but also cause bent rods and valves. check your oil dipstick and transmission dipstick to see if it looks like water or coolant is presant, also check the coolant to see if it smells like gas or has any kind of oil in it, if so, your head is likely blown.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 1997 Mazda 626
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