Service Schedule and routine care/maintenance mk2.5

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Service Schedule and routine care/maintenance mk2.5

Postby 4potDOHC » Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:29 pm

Hi, can anyone point me in the right direction of a service schedule for mk2.5 please. From what I can gather, engine oil is every 9000 miles, but, fully or semi-synthetic?
I've not yet seen a schedule for gearbox or diff oil types and intervals.
Also, is there info on all the water drainage holes/pipes as I'd like to clear them too.
Thanks.
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Re: Service Schedule and routine care/maintenance mk2.5

Postby gm » Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:48 pm

welcome - and here is tonight's bed time reading :)

http://www.mellens.net/mazda/
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Re: Service Schedule and routine care/maintenance mk2.5

Postby OldSpice » Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:00 pm

He kinda beat me to it!
http://www.miata.net/garage/garagemaintenance.html
Might be of additional assistance.
TBH, forget the 9k oil changes now. They are old engines after all.
If it's a keeper, drop them to 6k if it's not burning off quicker & always with a genuine Mx5 filter.
Drop the diff & gearbox oil out as soon as.
When you do the diff for God's sake make sure the refill nut is out first. :wink:
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Re: Service Schedule and routine care/maintenance mk2.5

Postby drumtochty » Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:05 pm

Get new crush washers from MX5 parts.

One for sump, one for the gearbox and two for the diff.

I would buy an owners manual off ebay if you do not have one, if you have one it is in there, apart from the drain holes
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Re: Service Schedule and routine care/maintenance mk2.5

Postby 4potDOHC » Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:03 am

Thanks for the links guys. Just what I was after. That should keep me busy for a while.
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