Big problem with 1994 Miata - Miata Forumz - Mazda Miata Chat Forums
Miata Forumz - Mazda Miata Chat Forums
Miata Forumz - Mazda Miata Chat Forums



NA (1989-1997) NA Miata discussion within. The MX5's first generation, the NA, sold over 400,000 units from 1989 to 1997.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-22-2013, 04:15 PM   #1  
!!!! I NEED TO POST !!!!
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 1
Exclamation Big problem with 1994 Miata

Hey guys I'll try to explain as much as I can. It's a 1994 Miata 1.8L Automatic. The problem with the vehicle is, when you put it in reverse it wont move at all until you heavily push down on the pedal and then it will start rolling. Same goes for accelerating, you really have to press the gas then it'll barely start moving it will start shaking badly and slowly start accelerating and once it gets to about 25-30MPH it will start to get power. Also when I'm driving it on the highway, as soon as i get off the highway and come to complete stop it shuts off completely, but it will start right back up. The car was bought a few months ago, never had a problem other then a radiator leak which was replaced.

Any help is appreciated thank you.
miatawpb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2014, 11:29 AM   #2  
MFz Lurker
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Peoria, Il
Posts: 34
Default

Sounds like something timing/ignition related. I'm very new to these cars so don't take my word for it. I personally would give it a simple tune up with plugs and wires and check the timing once the new plugs and wires are in. Somewhere to start
BoomBoom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2014, 08:47 PM   #3  
Moderator
 
sixshooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Tampa, FL; Lake Jackson (Atlanta), GA
Posts: 1,894
Default

Does the engine run well or not? I'm having trouble deciding if you are having transmission problems or if the engine is barely running from your description. Clarity is our friend when it comes to diagnosis. You aren't being charged by the word here or anything.
sixshooter is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale 1994 Miata R Package Springs SuperEvilGenius Miata Parts for Sale & Wanted 3 10-30-2014 06:25 PM
1994 1.8L Black Mazda Miata (5-Speed) pd147 Miatas For Sale 2 06-24-2013 11:15 AM
For Sale 1994 Mazda Miata Hard Top Miata_Driver Miata Parts for Sale & Wanted 16 04-21-2013 05:27 AM
For Sale Beautiful 1994 Miata with hardtop for sale - CA - no rust! cal_gecko Miatas For Sale 5 02-14-2013 10:27 AM
DOHC in a Miata? No big deal? Unless there are two of 'em... RattleTrap Pictures and Videos 10 02-27-2012 06:45 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:03 PM.


© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.