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2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata repairs by problem area

Engine (7%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (67%)

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

Other (7%)

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2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (15%)

< $100 (77%)

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Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2dr Convertible

167-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual RWD

Mazda MX-5 Miata in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Apr 2015
Jul 2011

11000 mi
A/C not cooling. It had to be evacuated and recharged. Also the Gas Cap broke. 
May 2014

40900 mi
Unsuccessful courtesy A/C repair, Freon leaked out again over the weekend. Courtesy repair of A/C. A rubber grommet on the high-line side apparently had a crack in it from the factory. They replaced the grommet and thought it would fix the problem. 
Apr 2015

45000 mi
Still in the Dealership Repair Shop for a continuing saga of air conditioning problems. It will not hold a Freon charge. They've replaced a couple more grommets. I suspect it is the Evaporator. Friday,04-11-15, Picked up the car from Sport Durst Mazda. Mileage is 45931. Replaced 2 "o" rings going into Evaporator Unit. Dealership says the problem has been corrected this time. Did not charge me for repairs. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

46000 mi
Bad connection at battery terminals. Wire-brushed terminals and coated with petroleum jelly. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in Colorado, United States
- Nov 2010
Apr 2010

87 mi
The battery died a few days after purchase. It had sat on the lot for a few months in the winter and no one had driven it. The dealer replaced it within hours and we were on our way. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in California, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

45000 mi

US $4300
Original Bilstein shocks were leaking and tires. Replaced with Fox from Flyin Miata. Original pads worn out. Replaced. Alignment. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in Alaska, United States
Sep 2013 - Nov 2015
Mar 2015

16000 mi

US $155
Battery died over the winter despite a battery minder system. It wouldn't hold a charge. The battery was replaced and all seems well. 

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2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2dr Convertible

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Mazda MX-5 Miata in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

54000 mi

US $66
Added Freon. System has a very slow leak. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in New York, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2018
Nov 2011

2004 mi
Retractable hardtop stopped working. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in Rhode Island, United States
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

44000 mi

US $150
Radio has satellite but when selected an error message is displayed "antenna failed" had diagnosed at Mazda and they claimed it needs an antenna - had replaced by dealer we bought the car from (Chevrolet dealer)because we bought car used. Not fixed. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in California, United States
Jul 2017 - Dec 2017
Nov 2017

73560 mi

US $873
engine light on, Code p401 Egr flow not reacting to command, Replaced valve, cleared the code, retest system OK 

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2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Repair Histories

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