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Old 06-05-2007, 10:19 PM
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Hey i am new to the website. I really need to find out what is wrong with my car. I have a 1992 Mazda mx-3 18.L V6. I have tried everything to get spark in the car. First i Checked the disributor and theres power going to it but no spark at the plug. I read up that these engines are common for ignitors going or distributors. Well im under the impression that an ignitor is int eh distributor am i right? Well so i got another distributor from a scrap yard to see if thats the problem. Well that did nothing there was still no spark. Car someone please help me out because i do not have the money to bring it to a machanic i have to pay for collage in sept. If anyone can help thanks
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Old 06-28-2007, 09:44 PM
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Did you ckeck to the igntion coil
are you sure you are getting fuel to the injector's
How does the car sound when you turn the key
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:14 PM
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get a reman distributer from a local auto parts store with a warrenty.

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Old 12-13-2008, 01:09 PM
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Hi, did you solve your problem, I have the same issue with my mx3?
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Old 12-15-2008, 06:01 PM
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The distributors on the V6 engines tend to fry the coil. The solution is to get another distributor from a known running engine or buy new from the parts store. Also if you replace the rotor make sure you mark the firing tab location on the shaft ! There are 3 ways to install the rotor only one of them is right. For more information on the distributor problem and some solutions see the MX6/626 section or visit MX-3.com and search Distributor mod.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:57 PM
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Same issue here as well. Same car, same year, same motor.. Ended up being the distributor/coil/ignition module. Everywhere I've read, yes, they are common problems in the V6 MX3. Unfortunately, a refurbed one at an auto-parts store costs around $500. If you are lucky, you can find one at a junkyard. If not, Google it til you find the one I found for $130 with free shipping. (Sorry, I never bookmarked it) The same distributor is interchangeable as follows:

Ford Probe GT 2.5L
93-94 626 V6

These cars are hard to find too! Goodluck!

P.S.- Heard also that the 93 MX6 is interchangeable too, but I didn't add it to this list because I never confirmed it... give it a shot too
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