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2002 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

Engine (61%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (7%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (3%)

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2002 Mazda MPV engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (36%)

Chart based on 33 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2002 Mazda MPV

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155000 mi O2 sensor. Will cost about $310, will probably replace it in February. 

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2002 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

114000 mi

US $50
Throttle body cleaning 
125000 mi

US $250
Check engine light. O2 sensor. 
135000 mi

US $100
Leaky radiator. Had to replace. The radiator I order from Amazon, did not fit. So, we put some glue and put it back. I have to refill it once a month now instead of every 2 weeks :)  
95000 mi

US $1500
Engine missing. Coils replaced. 
101000 mi

US $200
Oxygen sensor replaced 
104200 mi

US $980
Exhaust manifold cracked. Had to be replaced. 
135500 mi

US $250
Replaced faulty ignition coil bank. 
219900 mi

US $3900
Engine was replaced ECU Replaced 
129000 mi

US $900
Cylinder coil failure 
35000 mi two coil replaced under warranty fan control module replaced under warranty AT reflash to cure rough shifting 
60000 mi

US $200
Two more coil replaced under extended warranty on two occasions 
65000 mi

US $80
replaced 1 more coil (do-it-yourself) 
83000 mi

US $100
oil pan leak fixed under extended warranty 
90000 mi

US $80
last coil replaced (DIY) 
92000 mi

US $25
fan control module replaced (DIY) 
95000 mi

US $200
flexpipe leak, to be fixed for $200 (muffler shop estimate) 
2500 mi OD light flashed, towed to dealer as recommended, replaced sensor covered under warranty 
10740 mi temperature sensor no way to be found and when taking long trip it finishes water in engine. 
68000 mi The exhaust manifold was cracked. Too expensive to repair on a 10 year old car. 
171500 mi

US $40
Thought it was leaking oil, was slow leak in cooling system. Ship repaired gratis since they had done maintenance on cooling system earlier in the year. 
195000 mi

US $1600
Radiator core failed. Hoses replaced. 
203500 mi

US $1200
Vacuum leak, coil replacement, sensor cleaning. 
207000 mi

US $350
PVC Valve replaced, hose rotting and air leaking giving a whistle sound. 
210200 mi

US $450
Exhaust - left flex pipe came out, needed replacing. 
104900 mi

US $700
replace water pump and all 4 tires 
129500 mi

US $1400
New catalytic converter + New oxygen sensor (part of exhaust system). 
140000 mi Cylinder misfire 
62620 mi

C $500
Rear heater pipe rusted through; leaking coolant. Front heater piper was degraded, so replaced as a preventative measure. Flushed radiator as well. 
61000 mi

US $300
PVC line assembly replaced due to PVC fail. Mechanic says this is a known problem on Ford engines 
174000 mi

US $300
Replaced Manifold Air Pressure Sensor with used parts. Replaced Liquid Purge Box with used parts. 
139000 mi

US $900
OBD II Check Engine revealed Misfire Codes 
102000 mi

US $110
Oxygen sensor, sway bar links, spark plugs 
104200 mi

US $40
Front engine mount replacement 
85000 mi Leaking water pump was replaced. Engine was rinsed to reduce the residual coolant on the outside of the engine. 

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