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How to install A/C blower? 2008 Mazda 5
Hi there: If you've never completed this type of job, I highly recommend having a professional mechanic replace your AC blower motor; as there are multiple electrical components, relays and other parts that can be damaged due to improper removal...
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What are the common things to check when the check engine light comes on?
When the Check Engine Light illuminates, it indicates that Diagnostic Trouble Codes(s) have been stored in your car's engine computer. The codes themselves have to be downloaded in order to know where to begin the diagnostic. The most important thing...
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Replacing the clutch master cylinder.
Hi there. The clutch pedal has to be in place first before installing the clutch master cylinder. You can install the clutch pedal after putting in the clutch master cylinder, but you will have to make room to put on...
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How complicated is it to change the alternator belt on a 2007 Mazda 5?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The alternator belt is not terrible difficult to replace. It may involve removing some of the other components in the area to gain access to the pulleys. The first step (beside accessing the belt)...
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Change electrical shift solenoid A p0753
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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my car is getting higher temperature after 1km or more and there is no licking anywhere and i have replaced a new lid for radiator
Hello. Thank you for writing in. Lets start by discussing the check engine and ABS lights. These are very general warning lights that can stand for a large number of issues detected by the computer. Luckily, they are doing exactly...
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My car leaks when I fill up the steering oil right away.
The power steering pressure line from the pump to the steering rack and pinion is most likely the cause of the leak. In order to verify the power steering leak you can have a mobile mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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2008 Mazda 5 has codes P0661 and P0720
Input from the vehicle speed sensor (VSS) is used by the transmission control module (TCM) to calculate shift points, torque converter operation and other transmission functions. Code P0720 stands for Vehicle Speed Sensor circuit malfunction. Typically, this code indicates a...
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Where is the power lock relay on a 2007 Mazda 5 for the front doors
Hello. The front and the rear locks all use the same relay located in the body control module. If only the front locks do not work then you either have a failure in the module or a circuit issue. The...
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check engine light on with code P0139 and P0841. Added Techron last fill up and now light went off, on and off again. What is go
The trouble codes that you have downloaded have not arisen due to the use, or non-use, of the fuel additive. Code P0841 simply refers to an abnormality in the transmission fluid pressure sensor circuit. Possible causes of that code include...
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Code P0139 and P0841
Hi There, Many times multiple codes may relate to similar things or one may be a cause of the other, however in your case these two codes are unrelated and relate to two separate functions in your vehicle. Code P0139...
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Rear end clunk
If you have checked all the usual suspension and sway bar bushing suspects, the only thing I would consider would be possibly a worn body mount or upper strut mount. I not sure this is an issue that can be...
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tick in motor while idling and going above 3rd gear. its a 06mazda5 manual trans whats the issue
It is possible that this issue only happens at certain RPMs. I would suspect that the ticking sound is either coming from the engines valvetrain or something loose near the clutch area causing a rattle of sorts. I would not...
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The ABS light came on and now my car won't start what could be wrong ?
This may be an issue of a faulty ABS control module or possibly faulty wheel sensors. The ABS control module controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When this module is not...
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Hello my Mazda 5 2010 has been baby making a grinding sound when I turn on ac and the loudness of it has gotten increasingly worse
Hi there. Typically when you hear a loud noise like you've described when you turn on the AC system, it's caused by damage to the AC compressor. It could be due to the internal bearings wearing out, which would explain...
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DPF problem
The DPF light relates to the diesel particulate system in your vehicle which includes a filter in the exhaust system that is designed to capture excessive soot and carbon that is a bi-product of the diesel combustion process. Over time,...
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Been having problems with the a/c in my 2006 Mazda 5 sometimes it works and sometimes it don't for the pass 6 days. Today my husb
Whether the check engine light illuminated due to pulling the fuse you refer to will not be known until a mechanic can perform a check engine light diagnostic. During such a diagnostic, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic would use a...
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Manual car can change gears but just revs, what do I get replaced?
Both brake refurbishment and the clutch/transmission diagnostic/repair can be resolved by YourMechanic dispatched professionals. For brakes, please use the brake pad replacement service page and the brake rotor replacement service page. For the transmission issue, please use YourMechanic's vehicle is...
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How easy is it to replace the VCT on a 2010 Mazda 5?
Hi Eric. Well, that would depend on your experience level, access to the right tools and whether you have a service and repair manual for your Mazda. The job itself is rather simple, but removing a few components to gain...
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mazda 5 minivan crankshaft pulley removal ?
Hi there. If you've never completed this type of repair, I wouldn't recommend attempting it unless you have a few things. First, purchase a service and repair manual for your Mazda 5 as it will give you detailed steps that...

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