Questions tagged [mazda]

Japanese carmaker known for a variety of small hatchbacks, and the ever-popular mx5/miata sports car

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Mazda Bongo Friendee 2002 charging system or alternator not working after incorrectly jump-starting it

I incorrectly jump-started a 2002 Mazda Bongo Friendee by interchanging the negative and positive terminals and I blew the main fuse, replaced it but now the alternator or the charging system is not ...
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Mazda CX7 metallic pulsating sound when driving below 20 MPH

I have this issue with my CX7, when I drive at a regular speed, the car performs very well. Now when I release the gas pedal and brake the car makes no sound until it goes below 20 MPH, then I can ...
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Mazda 323 2003 astina radiator fan not working

Having problem with the cooling fan, when car start fan won't turn on. I been researching online, people have suggested replacing the coolant temperature sensor and some suggest the temp gauge sensor (...
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Why does my NB Miata struggle to start when shut off for a short time?

Why does my 2000 Miata 1.8L (104000 miles) struggle to start when shut off for a short time? This doesn't seem to happen as frequently when starting up after being off over a weekend or just overnight....
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How can I disable iStop in a 2009 Mazda 3?

I purchased my 2009 Mazda 3 new with a 2L petrol engine, manual transmission, and iStop. I would like to disable this iStop feature completely. Is there any DIY way to do this, or must I take it ...
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Electrical issues with Mazda3 '07

Recently I started experiencing some weird electrical issues with my car: FM stations settings get lost My remote key gets unpaired The engine often shuts down at intersections (when stopping) as if ...
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Mazda 3/Axela RVM light when OBD2 adapter connected

I have connected a OBD2 adapter (Bluetooth ELM327) to my 2010 Mazda Axela (1990cc) and I've noticed that when my phone is connected to the adapter, the Mazda RVM alert lights on the side mirrors come ...
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Performing a Cylinder Power Balance Test

In the course of trying to diagnose a hot weather rough idle / stalling problem ( which doesn't occur in winter weather ) on my 97 Mazda 323 I performed a cylinder power balance test eye balling the ...
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1999 mazda 626 v6 Lx, 140k miles engine wanting to stall @ stops

Just had a local shop do a timing belt/water pump. Something feels off, now she wants to idle down to almost a stall when I come to a stop. Suggestions?
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Vibrations at idle

After installing a rebuilt transmission, it was slipping and sticking in 3rd gear. A 2nd rebuilt transm eliminated those problems but this one has caused major vibrations in gear, or neutral, or park ...
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Engine randomly turns off on Mazda Capella 2000

Recently I have been having some issues with my Mazda Capella 2000 occasionally just switching off while I am at low revs. It doesn't often happen but when it does it seems to happen multiple times in ...
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Clunking noise disappears when weather is cold?

On my '02 Mazda Protege5, I hear a clunking noise on the front, driver side wheel area. I am lead to believe that it is a Control Arm Bushing. Anyway, it was really bad this past summer and ...
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2000 Mazda Familia - door not unlocking

So the driver’s door locks and unlocks fine when the door is not closed both manually with the key and with the electronic/alarm buttons. All mechanisms seem to work fine. But as soon as I close the ...
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Check engine light & traction control light on 2011 Mazda Cx7,when it rains

Took it to shop & they could not find the problem. Car will only do 10 mph when lights are on. Had it taken to Mazda dealer, next day they called & said nothing was wrong. next time it rained ...
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05 Mazda 6i battery drain headlights and turn signals not working

Started with trans problems 2 alternators later fixed. Starter went bad replaced it window fuse kept blowing fixed it now head lights and turn signals not working all fuses in box and panel are good. ...
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2002 mazda tribute rebuilt engine and new oil cooler doesn't fit right

I recently bought a totally remanufactured engine, and to stay within warranty, they make you buy a new oil cooler. I bought an after market one, and it doesn't fit right. The rubber rings have been ...
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2006 Mazda MX-5 P0126 + B1318

2006 MX-5 57k Miles USDM 2.0L 6-Speed P0126 and B1318 Set but no light on/Sporadic illumination. Coolant reservoir is full. https://www.obd-codes.com/p0126 That site references that there's a TSB ...
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How to I increase the time that the infotainment remains on before shutting off in Accessories mode on a 2016 Mazda cx5?

I have a 2016 Mazda CX-5 GT. In the CX-5, you press the start button once without the foot on the brake in order to start accessories. But after 15 or 20 minutes, the infotainment shuts off. I wasn'...
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Engine knock when engine is hot

I have an 05 Mazda MPV V6 engine. When it starts up there is no noise and everything is fine. After engine is hot I get a knocking sound and the oil pressure light comes on. By looking at earlier post ...
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Reverse gear and marble noise

On my Mazda3 sometimes my gear shifter doesn't seem to throw all the way, and whenever I engage the clutch I hear what sounds like marbles. What could be the cause of this? I can put car in neutral ...
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Spark timing advances as engine gets hot

I bought a timing light to check my spark timing; my vehicle is a 93' Mazda Miata and I am rotating the Cam Angle Sensor to advance or retard my timing. When I first used my timing light the engine ...
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Mazda Axela Hatchback has slow pick-up

Hie I resently bought a second hand Mazda axela 2004 problem seems to be a very slow pick up speed from a complete stop. This also appears to happen when on the road and i hit the brakes a bit and try ...
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On my Mazda 2 (2011 Black model) The door open light is staying on and will not lock

On my Mazda 2 (Black model 2011) The door open light on the dash is on despite all 5 doors being properly shut and will not lock on the remote or the key because it thinks a door is still open. Could ...
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I have a 2008 Mazda 3, and it's not blowing cold air

I have a 2008 Mazda 3, and during the winter, we had a few warm, wet days, and I tried using the AC, and it wasn't blowing cold. So now that spring has sprung, I'm looking to get this fixed up. So ...
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How i can change the language to radio for Mazda Axela 2014?

how can i change the language to radio for Mazda Axela 2014 what type of video can play the dvd?
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1996 Mazda Soho 1.3 - Idle throttle control valve acting up

I bought a Mazda Soho 121 roughly a year ago, that had an idling problem. After tracing the issue down to the idle control valve (idle would jump from 500rpm to 3500 rpm every second or two), I ...
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1983 Mazda 323 won't start

I have a 1983 Mazda 323, and it won't start. The battery died from the radiator fan running over night, so I charged the battery all the way and it still won't start up. It sounds like it really wants ...
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Mazda 3 hatchback 2003 fuel loss of acceleration power

I was driving to work this morning,making about 100kmp and all of sudden the acceleration drop and could not go more than 80 km/p , no matter how I press the gas pedal,makes only noise but not ...
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Mazda 6 MZR-CD diesel fuel issue

I have a mazda 6 mzr-cd turbo diesel wagon 2009 model. I just purchased the car and after trying to jump the car i thought the engine had no compression. However after trying again with a stronger ...
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Odd noise from top of engine

I'm helping a friend with their car. Its a 2014 Mazda 2, 1.5L engine, approx 105K miles. The car has been well maintained with regular oil changes. There is an odd noise coming from the top of the ...
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2003 Mazda Tribute lost power

I have a 2003 Mazda Tribute with the V6. The battery light will occasionally come on, sometimes it just flashes, other it stays on. I had the battery and alternator checked at two different auto parts ...
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What is this ball-joint brackets purpose

I have a Mazda CX-9/280k which needed passenger lower control arm ball joint replaced. The job went fine, however after completion, I was packing up the tools and had the dreaded moment when you find ...
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LTFT zero on mazda cx7 2008 + high fuel consumption

I have this Mazda CX7 2008 2.3L turbo, and am experiencing the following: LTFT is zero, no matter what conditions I drive the car on. Gas consumption is high: ~22L/100km (10.6 MPG) DTC P2006: Intake ...
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Does MAF has something to do with rough idle?

I am trying to solve my cars long issue in idles again. Cleaning the ICV did the trick before but it keeps coming back and I don't know what else to check. Here's the link in my previous question. ...
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Low End AC is 150+ PSI

I drive a 2012 MazdaSpeed 3. A couple weeks ago I noticed that my AC was blowing hot air. I went to recharge the AC as I figured I may have had a leak and lost coolant but turned out that my low end ...
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2006 Mazda Tribute 6 cyl. P1450 P0442

I have been indicating a number of CEL codes, among them 0442, 0452 and 1450. I've replaced the gas cap (twice), charcoal filter, fuel tank pressure sensor, canister purge valve and all the vacuum ...
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Brake grinding noise audible at low speeds after strut replacement

My brakes are fairly new, about 1 year old and about 80% left I had my struts replaced for my Mazda 3. When I drove after that it made a lot of grinding noise which was audible at low speeds. I went ...
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I have flickering dash and battery lights

I have a 2003 Mazda Tribute v6. The dash lights when on flicker and I have been told so do the headlights,since I got this in Nov. had a trip to FL and back and no problems except the flickering. I ...
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Truck will not go when first starting

I have a 1994 Mazda B4000. In the past week the truck has gotten where it will not go from a stop, it simply revs the engine for around 30 seconds. The truck will then jerk and go. It will do this one ...
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Mazda Demio fuel gauge not working

Everytime I fill up it runs out quite quickly and I’ve just recently tried to fill up again and the reading hasn’t moved at all... help me? it’s a Mazda demio 2010 I haven’t had it for very long but ...
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2007 MX-5 - Motor will not turn fully after timing change replacement

I recently replaced my timing chain, tensioners, guides, waterpump, etc. I felt like I followed the instructions properly. When I attempted to start the car once complete the engine would not turn ...
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2005 Mazda Premacy mid range stutter, hesitation

I have a 2005 Premacy that has developed a mid range stutter or hesitation. 150k and regularly serviced, though by a local mechanic, not a Mazda dealer. It threw a fault a week ago, P2177, which I ...
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How to fix engine knock

I drive a 1999 Mazda b3000 and I have what I believe to be an engine knock, I was wondering how to go about diagnosing this issue and how to fix it. Any help is super appreciated
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Unexplained Low LTFT on my Mazda cx7 2.3 turbocharged

So, it started when i got CEL with code p0172: system too rich bank1. I took the car to the mazda dealer, they said you need to replace MAF sensor. I agreed and got the new sensor installed. Now CEL ...
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08 Mazda CX-9: Is this a transmission leak?

After doing my first oil change etc, I noticed whist under the car some isolated gunk/oil/? by what looks like transmission pan: As well as something on the left (do not know what this is): I am not ...
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How do I remove the cup holders of my 2016 Mazda 6?

I need to remove the cup holders in my 2016 Mazda 6 for cleaning. I tried fumbling with it gently to see if it lifts out, but I had no luck. I'm afraid of breaking it. Can anyone tell me how to remove ...
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How can I determine transmission model?

I'm in the market for a shift solenoid C for a Mazda 323, year 2000 (Lantis), automatic transmission. The listings I've found online sell solenoids which are listed as compatible with all Mazda ...
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2008 Mazda Tribute brake pedal very soft

2008 Mazda Tribute brake pedal goes to floor. I have bled the brakes, installed a new master cylinder and power booster and new front pads. I had a scan done and was told it is the power booster ...
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Mazda Demio Rattling/Knocking sound

I recently bought a Japan imported Mazda Demio (has around 30,000km in mileage and is in a pretty good condition). From the very start, I noticed a small rattling / knocking sound coming from the ...
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The car engages gears but does not move and when i depress the clutch it also sounds like grinding metal

Mazda rx8 , 2004 13b Manual Transmission 6 speed