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2005 Mazda Miata MX-5 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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04/23/18 NHTSA ID: 10134930
TSB ID: 02-006-18-3449

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. in most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. follow th
02/22/17 NHTSA ID: 10092584
TSB ID: 01-016-16-3220

There is a concern that some water pumps are being replaced that are not faulty, due to signs of a very small coolant leak from the bleed hole. this service bulletin is to inform you about the water pump sealing mecha-nism and the criteria
03/16/16 NHTSA ID: 10059870
TSB ID: 00-004/12

Summary to be provided on a future date.
06/01/06 NHTSA ID: 10020019
TSB ID: 0101106

No start or hard to start.
07/14/16 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10076669
TSB ID: 09-001/16

Summary to be provided on a future date.
05/14/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10136784
TSB ID: 08-001-18-3457

This information is provided to help address passenger airbag deactivation (pad) indicator illumination concerns during vehicle service.
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05/14/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10136782
TSB ID: 07-002-18-3432

A musty/mildew type odor may come from the vents when the air conditioning (a/c) system is operating. it is most noticeable when the a/c is first turned on. this odor is the result of mold growth in the a/cevaporator/cooling unit which is c
04/23/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10134929
TSB ID: 01-009-18-3452

The mazda gr8-1291 is required for all warranty battery testing. if the mazda gr8-1291 is not used, incorrect battery testing may result in unnecessary battery replacement. use the following test procedures in this service bulletin to test
04/23/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10134928
TSB ID: 01-008-18-3451

This service bulletin provides testing and charging procedures in order to promote proper battery maintenance, to deliver new vehicles with fully charged batteries, and to reduce unnecessary battery replacement cost. for new vehicles in sto
10/04/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118467
TSB ID: 09-035-17-3080

In accordance with federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer. note: tampering with a motor vehicle odometer is strictly prohibited by federal, and state laws. it is the dealer?s responsibility to co
08/10/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10110991
TSB ID: 08-001-13-2859

This information is provided to help address passenger airbag deactivation (pad) indicator illumination con-cerns during vehicle service.
08/10/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10111036
TSB ID: SA-061-17

In an effort to achieve a higher level of customer experience and retain the value of mazda's vehicles, mnao warranty operations is? 2017 mazda north american operations, u.s.a. allowing all mazda dealers to utilize a third party, specmo en
04/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10098022
TSB ID: 09-012-14-2891

When replacing the siriusxm satellite radio unit (or a mazda connect tuner and amp unit (tau)) with replacement tuner for any reason, a call must be made to inform siriusxm of the existing radio id and the new/ replacement sat radio id as s
04/24/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10097805
TSB ID: 07-002-13-2842

A musty/mildew type odor may come from the vents when the air conditioning (a/c) system is operating. it is most noticeable when the a/c is first turned on. this odor is the result of mold growth in the a/c evaporator/cooling unit which is
02/25/14 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10054788
TSB ID: SB-08-001-13

Mazda: information provided regarding the indicator light illumination of the passenger airbag deactivation (pad).
02/22/07 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10021000
TSB ID: 0800306

Non genuine accessories affect air bag operation.
05/14/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10136774
TSB ID: 02-008-18-3467

Some automotive cleaning products contain strong acid or alkali. when these types of cleaners are used to clean the wheels on mazda vehicles, the chemicals contents penetrate the clear coating of the wheel surface and damage the paint under
04/23/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10134703
TSB ID: 09-019-18-3450

This service bulletin provides information regarding the proper use of the driver's floor mat to avoid any potential interference with the foot pedals. the following are possible causes of floor mat interference, which can be avoided with p
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04/23/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10134702
TSB ID: 09-014-18-3443

When encountering a vehicle with paint damage, refer to the "mazda pocket paint guide" to determine cause, prevention, remedy, and warranty coverage (if applicable).
04/23/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10134699
TSB ID: 00-001-18-3446

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle-specific workshop manual or owner's manu
08/10/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110995
TSB ID: 02-009-13-2854

Some automotive cleaning products contain strong acid or alkali. when these types of cleaners are used to clean the wheels on mazda vehicles, the chemicals contents penetrate the clear coating of the wheel surface and damage the paint under
06/09/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10105855
TSB ID: 02-002-16-3124

Some automotive cleaning products contain strong acid or alkali. when these types of cleaners are used to clean the wheels on mazda vehicles, the chemicals contents penetrate the clear coating of the wheel surface and damage the paint under
06/09/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10105865
TSB ID: 09-001-16-3113

If the immobilizer unit lc62-67-5g2* or dc69-67-5g2* needs to be replaced with a new one, these parts are no longer available. new alternative service parts kits are now available, including alternative immobilizer unit bj3d-67-5g2l or tc91
05/25/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10100708
TSB ID: 01-003-15-3014

Use the following repair procedure to minimize the need to replace the catalyst converter/exhaust pipe when removing oxygen sensors and/or air fuel ratio sensors.
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05/04/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10098245
TSB ID: 00-002-14-2936

Mazda north american operations received many requests from our dealers asking us to approve additional on-car brake lathes as an option for mnao authorized equipment. due to your feedback and after evaluating a few on-car brake lathes, we
05/04/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10098282
TSB ID: 09-027-14-2935

This service bulletin provides information regarding the proper use of the driver?s floor mat to avoid any potential interference with the foot pedals. the following are possible causes of floor mat interference, which can be avoided with p
05/04/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10098367
TSB ID: 09-034-14-2956

In accordance with federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer.note:?mazda vehicles are manufactured with tamper-proof speedometers.?when a speedometer is replaced, the new speedometer will read zero
04/26/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10097942
TSB ID: 00-004-12-2741

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle-specific workshop manual or owner?s manu
04/14/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10097375
TSB ID: 00-001-13-2748A

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle-specific workshop manual or owner?s manu
04/13/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10097295
TSB ID: 00-001-13-2748

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle-specific workshop manual or owner?s manu
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04/13/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10097343
TSB ID: 09-005-13-2781

This service bulletin provides information regarding the proper use of the driver?s floor mat to avoid any poten-tial interference with the foot pedals. the following are possible causes of floor mat interference, which can be avoided with
04/13/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10097300
TSB ID: 02-001-13-2752

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. in most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. follow th
06/18/13 Other NHTSA ID: 10052155
TSB ID: SB-09-005-13

Mazda: on some vehicles, to avoid potential interference of foot placed on pedals, information is provided regarding proper use, and placement, of driver's floor mat. various models and model years.
06/11/07 Other NHTSA ID: 10021610
TSB ID: 00307

Availability of non-required tools.

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Mazda Miata MX-5 TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.