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Mazda MPV: Problems & Solutions
I've been reading the MPV III and MPV IV lists,
and so far, there hasn't been any discussion of
problems people have observed in their vans.
I'm a 2000 MPV owner for about a couple of weeks
and I would like to ask others to share their
experiences on specific problems they are
observing with their 2000 MPV.
To start off, I would like to ask if anyone
has noticed the following:
1. Wind noise, on the excessive side. This
is very apparent in my MPV, especially if you
drive it after riding in a Siena or Venture.
2. I have a rattle on the driver's side, which
I believe is coming from the sliding door. Haven't
had it looked by the dealer yet.
3. The vent blows little of no air
to the face on the face/leg setting. Is this
something normal in an MPv? The leg heating
is also not so great in this setting.
4. The gear shifts rapidly from 2nd to 3rd.,
i.e., it doesn't stay very long in 2nd. This
shift is sometimes very jerky. Has anyone