Questions tagged [mazda]

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

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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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1987 mazda b2000 turn signal flasher location

I am wondering where the turn signal flasher for a 1987 mazda b2000 is located? My turn signals don't work, but my hazard works. Is there a separate relay flashers or, is it a fusable link?
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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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Mazda RX-8 tires squeak when turning while accelerating

This happens a lot when leaving parking lots and making right turns. If I have to turn while accelerating, the rear tires squeak even when I'm not pushing that hard. It sounds like I'm burning out and ...
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Engine overheating sometimes

Vehicle 2002 Mazda Protégé LX 2.0, 238,000 km Symptoms Friend called, his girlfriend's car had been overheating. Mechanic told them the radiator was the problem, as it was out of coolant. Repairs so ...
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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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Why can't my car pick up power ,after cleaning the fuel tank & replacing the fuel filter [duplicate]

My Mazda BT50, has been struggling to accelerate past 2000rpm on the gauge. So I remove and cleaned the fuel tank, and also changed the fuel filter but I am still having the same problem of engine not ...
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6 speed manual transmission is internally engaging in 2 gears?

I was towing my Mazda Miata, I ran over tire tread in the road. Tread jammed my rear wheels caused the car to drag and leave tire marks on the highway. Had it looked at $ 400.00 , then the shop ...
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Room Fuse and P1632 on a 98 Mazda 626 GF ( European )

I have a P1632 DTC: "ECM (PCM) judges battery voltage below 8 volts" and one of the listed causes is a damaged ROOM fuse. So, what is the room fuse, where is it, and how can a fuse be damaged ...
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Burning smell after stalling in hill start

I am driving a manual car and I usually have no issues with hill starts. Today, however, after pulling my e-brake on on a hill and then engaging 1st gear. My car would not pull forward from ...
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New car AWD tire replacement

I have a 2016.5 Mazda CX5 AWD which have run 1900 miles till now. Right front tire got a nail puncture. The nail is at the corner of the tire. Tire replacement shop told as nail is at side tire cannot ...
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Mazda 3 (2008) coolant leak, only when starting the engine

I have a 2008 Mazda 3. Since I got it (about 2 years ago) it is loosing coolant fluid constantly (and it is getting worst: now I fill in a liter of fluid a day). The mechanics in the garage can't find ...
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Dipstick markings still correct after sump modification?

I installed a remanufactured engine into my Ford Transit a few weeks ago and asked the company to remove the harmonic balancer shaft on it as it can cause problems (the engine is a Ford/Mazda Duratec ...
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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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My 2005 mazda 3 has power sometimes, runs great, then another ill start it and it has no power it just doesnt wanna go. Gas to the floor and all

I've changed spark plugs, coil packs, cleaned the body with 2+2, codes of thermostat and aor mass flow sensor came up. Car is not overheating. Runs fine then sometimes when started has no power to go, ...
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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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Truck will not move forward in drive

I have a Mazda B2500 from the late 90s - early 2000s. It will not move forward in drive, but it will move in either reverse, 2nd gear or 1st gear. Is it safe to be consistently driving in 2nd or 1st ...
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I ran my car on almost no oil for a few weeks before realizing the problem. Now what?

So let me preface this by saying that I follow all of the manufacturer's suggested maintenance and religiously get my oil changed every 5K miles. However, my 2007 Mazdaspeed6 is about due for its 120k ...
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Where is the fob receiver located in the 2005 Mazda 3?

I have a 2005 Mazda Mazda3 hatchback, for which the key fob remote lock/unlock has an increasingly short range. I've read @Edward's excellent answer to Remote does not always lock/unlock the car: ...
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What, if any, kind of mesh can I place over my cabin ventilation intake duct?

I experienced a loud rattling noise when I turned on my Mazda 3's A/C for the first time this season. So, I decided to take apart my ventilation system (cabin air filter compartment, and intake duct ...
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Oil leak, weird engine noise, power steering cuts in and out [MX-5 Mk1 1997]

Last time I drove my car, it was making an odd whirring/quacking sound, mainly in lower gears and when I turned. The power steering was cutting out for a fraction of a second at a time, while making ...
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2008 Mazda 3 engine cooling fan won't work

The electric engine cooling fan won't come on in my Mazda 3. The first thing I did (a mistake, in retrospect) is replace the original fan. When the new fan didn't run, I ran through the electrical ...
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OBD II Scanner refuses to communicate with the vehicle!

All the fuses check out All the relays check out Could I have a faulty ignition switch? Or an open somewhere? How do I go about troubleshooting this? It cycles through all the protocols, finds ...
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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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What does it take to program a used ECU?

I own a Mazda MPV 2000 with a faulty ECU. The vehicle has an immobilizer. It will not start with the former ECU. It floods the engine with fuel. After extensive diagnostics on the vehicle and the ...
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Can I replace just one valve cover gasket?

I have an 04 Mazda 3 liter in which the front valve cover is leaking oil. I know I'm supposed to replace both gaskets at once, but the back one is pretty hard to get to. This van has pretty high miles ...
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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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vibration/right side shaking when driving past 60 kph, but only when accelerating

What seems to be the problem on my 2005 mazda 3. whenever I try to drive faster than 60kph and and accelerating, there seems to be a vibration that increases when I go faster, but it suddenly stops ...
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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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Why is my van overheating only at high speeds and cools down if heat is cranked up?

I have a 2004 Mazda mpv. I was rear ended over the summer and all of a sudden it started over heating. ( I had just purchased two months prior) I put it in the shop and was told it was air in the ...
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What is the reason for hardwiring ground wires for cooling fan and a/c compressor?

I have a 2007 Mazda RX8 and am getting it ready for the hot summer weather. Put a new a/c compressor in only to find that it stays running whether or not the switch is on inside the car. This lead to ...
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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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On a starter motor what is TH?

I have a 97 Mazda 323 Protege, with a B6D engine. While looking at new starter motors, there are a few different models that seem to be applicable to my car, one says 8TH another says 10TH, what is ...
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Did I install the end link incorrectly?

I found out after sending my vehicle, a 93 miata, to a shop for a control arm replacement that it was missing the drivers side anti-sway bar link along with the hardware. After heading to a hardware ...
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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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Knock on 2000 Mazda 626 after replacing the alternator

Why would my 2000 Mazda 626 start knocking after replacing the alternator? It did not knock with the old alternator.
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Emissions Test / U0121 CEL Disimissed Itself

I own a 2005 Mazda 3 (SP 2.3 Manual) and I took the car to get the annual emissions test. During the OBD part of the test, my CEL came on, and the test listed a code of U0121. As far as I can tell ...
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Which are the MX-5 B6 engine camshaft specifications?

I repair my car (mx5 mk1 B6 engine 1992) recently by swapping the cylinder head with another used one. After the operation, the car won't run. Tries to start a combustion while you crank but stops and ...
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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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Mazda 323 code P0763 - replace transmission or just solenoid?

Mazda 323 Lantis (2000) automatic transmission, shows flashing HOLD light during drive, the car feels jumpy/shaky when shifting from Park to Reverse to Drive. When pressing the gas during complete ...
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Mazda 3 2005 delayed tire rotation

Will there be any problems if I forgot to do a tire rotation on my mazda 3? I seem to have gone past 19000 km without ever rotating the tires. If I rotate it over the weekend, will there be any ...
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Start Car When Remote Battery Is Dead

I have a 2013 Mazda CX-5 and the battery in my "dongle" has died. I live 45 miles from the closest dealer and I need to drive the vehicle. Is there a way to start the vehicle even though the battery ...
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2013 Mazda 3 Loses Power

I have a 2013 Mazda 3 i Touring sedan 2.0L SkyActiv G 6-speed automatic, with about 40,000 miles on it. This has been happening for about two months maybe. But very intermittently, particularly when ...
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Car lurched slightly after changing rear brake pad

Long story short, after jacking up right rear, taking wheel off, putting back on and lowering, when I sat in the driver's seat, I felt a sudden further lowering (drop) in the right rear side. Could ...
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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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Power steering out after driving through deep puddle

When I was driving to work today in my Mazda B3000 truck when I went through a rather deep puddle of water. Immediately my battery indicator went on and it was very difficult to steer, as if my power ...
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Is my head gasket cracked?

My wife hit a large puddle of water in her 2006 Mazda 5. Until then it was running fine. The check engine light came on and car shut down and would not start again. Mazda says it is a head gasket. Is ...
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'04 Mazda Demio idles like an old tractor

EDIT Thanks for your answers to this question, however the solution must remain a mystery since a friendly local very helpfully decided to solve this problem for me by stealing the car and totaling ...
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Mazda 3 really bad idle related to fuel pump

My Mazda 3 has suddenly been having rough idle issues. I have noticed that since yesterday, when my car is in idle it revs from the idle rpm(not sure if its 700-850rpm) to 1000 rpm then back again ...
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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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