|Mazda Tips||June, 1999|
Category: B Piston Engine
Symptom(s): 000 All Symptom Codes
Repair information reference #: 3102
Type Desc.: Bulletin
Svc bulletin: 1-010/99
|Model||Year||Affected VIN Range||Model Specs|
|Protege 1.5L||1999-1999||X0100001 - X0140057||ZM|
|Miata||1999-1999||X0100001 - X0126468||BP|
A rattling noise may be heard from the engine when depressing the clutch or when revving the engine when in neutral. In extreme cases, customers may experience noise at all times. This concern can be caused by a improperly machined number 4 main cap of cylinder block which may result in premature wear of the thrust bearing.
Customers having this concern should have their vehicle inspected and repaired using the following procedure.
Note: Completely clean any reused parts.
|BP4W-02-300||Engine, Partial||Miata (Federal)|
|BP4Y-02-300||Engine, Partial||Miata (California)|
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