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When I go over a bump or uneven road, I hear a clunk at the rear right side of the car. Its a mazda6
Hi there. It's common for rear suspension components to wear out over time, which can cause a clunking noise including a loose or damaged strut, rear stabilizer bar or lower control arm that is damaged. I would recommend having a...
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Q: My car is shaking and jerking.
Based upon the symptoms you are describing, it sounds like you may have a faulty camshaft position sensor. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection timing. It gathers...
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Q: Valve cover leaking on to exhaust manifold gasket can that make it blow white smoke and make CEL flash
Hi Donald. Thanks for contacting us today. Although oil leaking on an exhaust manifold can create smoke, it typically does not enter the pipe and blow out the rear exhaust pipe. So, it's not really likely that the valve cover...
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Car lurches when AC is on
Hi there. When the engine is put under a load by the AC system, the car’s computer automatically attempts to compensate for that by adjusting the idle. If there is carbon buildup within any part of the system, including the...
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Car shakes when I'm idel. What could be wrong and how much to fix it?
Based on your symptoms of rough idle and a check engine light, I would recommend a check engine light inspection. This will help to determine the exact cause of the rough running and check engine light. Consider YourMechanic as check...
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Flooded car please help, potential damage? write off?
When the under vehicle got soaked and sat in the water the brakes tend to lock up after that if you had the parking brake on and then when you go to release it the rear drum brakes may stick...
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Multiple things that could be wrong with my Mazda?
With all the different issues with your vehicle i would recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and check all the problems out for you. You may have suspension and transmission issues than may do more...
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When parking in a parking spot, my car makes a purring/creaking noise when turning the wheel all the way, at slow speeds.
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of low power steering fluid or problems with the power steering system. It is also possible that the serpentine belt or drive belt is showing signs of wear and tear....
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Q: Valve cover leaking on to exhaust manifold gasket can that make it blow white smoke and make CEL flash
You may have piston rings leaking compression into the crankcase causing the problem and will need to have a compression and pressure test to the cylinders to see what is leaking.
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My car won’t start. There is a red flashing light, car with key symbol. No noise is made when I turn key. Just had it checked
You should not have two programmed keys on the same keychain. If that does not work then you have a problem with the anti-theft system or the key programming. The system can only be programmed using the factory level scanner....
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Can I have an extension cord plugged up to my jump starter while it's charging a battery
In some cases, depending on how dead the battery is, the battery may not be capable of holding a charge any longer. I would suggest taking the battery to auto parts store to have a load test performed on it...
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2003 mazda 6 wont rev past 3000 rpm has check engine light on mass air flow sensor has been replaced
You did not mention if your rpms are limited when driving forward gears? If you are trying to rev up the engine in park, neutral or reverse the computer will limit the rpms the engine will go and the limiter...
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I Need to find transmission speed sensor location for a 2006 mazda 6s,auto 6 speed & manual
Hi J. M. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The speed sensor for a 2006 Mazda 6 is accessible through the engine compartment and is located on the top of the differential, towards the driver side of the engine compartment. Since...
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When my car is in drive, and I am at a stop light, foot on brake, the car rocks back and forth. it happens after a complete stop.
Hi Colton. Thanks for sending in your question. The cost of repairs would depend on what's causing these symptoms. In some cases, it's due to debris being stuck in the transmission, that can be removed by flushing the transmission fluid...
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Squeaky, squeaky, squeaky!
Hi Rob. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possible sources of the squeaking noise, ranging from body mounts that are worn, struts or shocks that are worn or other suspension, steering bushings. In regards to the noise while...
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Q: PCV Valve
Too much air flowing into the intake causes the engine to lean out, as a result of too much air in relation to the fuel and misfire. At an idle, the PCV valve restricts air flow, to reduce this problem....
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Bypassed my heater core and refilled my reservoir tank for coolant checked it after two days it's getting low again
I can't help but think that there is a little more back-story here. But I presume you bypassed the heater core because you had a leak inside the car. That's something you can do if you don't need heat of...
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I have proplem in my mazda 6 2008 transmission ihave code p07444
There is no code P07444 and only P0704 for this vehicle. The code is for a shift solenoid malfunction in the transmission and will need to have the transmission serviced to test the circuit to see if the solenoid is...
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I want to buy a 2006 Mazda 6 with 141,000 miles on it. Is this a good car?
Hi Ashdin. Thanks for contacting us today. The Mazda 6 is a hit or miss type of vehicle in regards to reliability. Some of them have no mechanical issues, while others develop transmission problems after about 10 years. However, the...
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How much would it cost to buy and replace a 2005 mazda 6 sport engine with labor
The price for a remanufactured or used motor will vary widely and may exceed the value of the car of anywhere from $1500 to $3500 for the engine. Labor will also vary due to labor rates and what engine is...

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