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Lac of boost and oil pissing
Hi there. We require a bit more information from you in regards to what symptoms you are specifically having with your Mazda 6 besides oil spilling from the dipstick. In some cases, reverse vacuum pressure can cause this to occur...
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Hard shifting
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Both of my turn signal lights are flashing and making a buzzing sound even when my car is turned off
Hi there. It is very likely that water has created an electrical short within your car that is impacting the operation of some of the accessory components. The best way to have this diagnosed correctly is to have a professional...
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I pulled out in to traffic so i accelerated hard and the car cut off and wont crank up.
Considering the mileage on your car, it really could be just about anything. But if there was an unusual noise, like the sound of something breaking when you were really on it, it could be real trouble. Listen carefully to...
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High idol
More often than not, a high idle is caused by a damaged idle control valve or a vacuum leak somewhere on the engine. To diagnose this issue, have a professional mobile mechanic come to your home and complete an engine's...
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My car seems to have a hole in one of the hoses. Car keeps misfiring and idling up 2005 Mazda 6
Hi there - your misfire symptoms suggest an air leak in the engine intake system. This could be an air inlet hose as you suggest, a loose or leaking gasket in the manifold or vacuum hoses, or cracked component which...
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Exhaust muffler, front rotor
Brake rotors are replaced in pairs because if you put new brake parts, such as a rotor, on one side of the car only, when you apply the brakes the car will pull to one side. Also, if you install...
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I put a 4x4 (Jell Type Marine) battery in my sedan. Car starts and runs but loses power and completely stops.
Hi there. The battery is not holding a proper charge. Check the alternator and see if its producing a voltage of 13.5 to 14.7. If so, then have the alternator checked for the amperage that it puts out and see...
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Brakes won't let go after changeing main brake cylinder.
Rule out obvious causes such as sticking calipers. If you are positive that the caliper pistons are free and the pins in the torque plate are free as well, measure the brake line pressure at each wheel to determine both...
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EVAP system Pending catalytic code with CEL
It is possible that you could be experiencing a catalytic converter failure. This can be due to the fact that after driving 30-50 miles the exhaust system heats up quite a bit. Once the exhaust is heated up the catalytic...
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I changed the axles in my car now I am having some transmission fluid leaking out.
There are spring loaded rubber seals that are pressed into a recess on each side of the aluminum differential case and through which the axle shaft rides. These seals must be replaced whenever the axles are replaced, otherwise transmission fluid...
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Replacing timing chain 2004 Mazda 6
Hello - if the mechanic waited until the car was re-assembled after the water pump job to suggest timing chain repair, then "yes", s/he was not doing you any favor. Doing the timing chain repair separately is essentially repeating the...
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Front end on my Mazda 6 is making some creaking sounds when steering and at times when riding straight.
Hi there. It is very likely that the sounds you are hearing is caused by struts that are wearing out. It is also possible that the steering stabilizer bar bushings are worn out as well. Diagnosing a problem like this...
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How I can turn on the TCS off signal? 2008 Mazda 6
Hello - the first thing to check is for blown fuses, including a fuse that is in-line with the brake switch up under the dash. If this switch or your brake light circuit have a fault, the Traction Control System...
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Cant start my car.
The battery in the remote may have to be replaced. The remote batteries only last around 8 years and tend to lessen the time if the keys are dropped. I suggest replacing the battery in the remote and reprogramming the...
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My radio all of a sudden don't come on at all and power doors won't lock. My power windows works and the lights are still working.
Check all of the wiring in the dashboard and see if anything is loose or detached. If the wiring to the radio and to the doors are connected and tight, the the body controller has failed and needs replaced. If...
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Would a bad or faulty vvt solenoid cause the engine to knock and cause a misfire on the
Hello there. A bad or faulty connected VVT solenoid can and often does cause engine knocking, inconsistent idle and acceleration problems. The issue could be with the solenoid itself or the electrical harness connected to the VVT. The best way...
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My LF wheel feels/sounds like its going to rattle of, but only during med-high force braking. Slow speed, low force, it doesnt.
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Hey whats up peter, my name is Trayvon i wanted to get my mazda 6 fixed but dont know what all is wrong with the right tire can yo
Hey Treyvon. If the tire itself is stuck and won't roll forward or in reverse, then it is more than likely that the wheel bearing is damaged. Wheel bearings enable wheels on a car to spin freely and stay secured...
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Turn signals turn on hazards and car starts but no acceleration when step on gas?
Sounds like you may have a faulty module or a electrical fault like a bad ground somewhere on the vehicle. A loose connection or corrosion along a ground circuit may cause all kinds of electrical problems especially if the fault...

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