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My, Mazda 6 inside lights and tag light don't work and all the relays and fuses are good
I would recommend you do a careful check of all the lights on the car to be sure that these aren't the only ones that are out. It's possible that these things are all on a single circuit and you...
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changed thermostat and radiator, temp gauge goes to hot when sitting still mostly, then goes back down to normal temp. Happens eve
Hi there. If you did not properly bleed the cooling system after completing these repairs, it's more than likely that you have air bubbles inside the coolant system causing this problem. However, it could also be due to a bad...
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crankshaft pulley turns, water pump belt doesn't. It's making a squealing noise.
Hi there. In this case, it's likely that one of the pulley's is frozen or the bearings inside the water pump are damaged which is the source of your problem. It's typically a good idea to replace the water pump,...
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AC problem
You need to check to make sure the condenser is not blocked in the front and that the fans are coming on when the a/c is on. The system may work okay in cooler weather if fan is not working...
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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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Engine rattling at high rpm, P0180 code stored, unsteady rpm at idle, no vacuum leak, mail carrier vehicle, please help!
Hi there. The reason why the mechanic told you that the source of your problem was a fuel temperature sensor is due to the error code you listed. P0180 is a generic OBD-II code that is triggered by a malfunctioning...
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What's the cost for front and rear break pads on 04 mazda6?
Hi there. To request a quote to have your brake pads replaced, [simply click this link to the brake pad replacement page]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/brake-pads-replacement)(. Once on that page, click the blue Get a Quote button and enter your information in the box....
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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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Hello, I have a 2006 mazdaspeed 6 with 100,000 miles and a "blown third piston" is it worth fixing?
It's too bad that it failed this early in the game, but I don't think there's any future in fixing it. Just remember that an engine is only one of many very expensive parts on a car and once you've...
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When turning left or right clinking noise in the front.
Lift the hood and have someone turn the wheel back and forth while you feel the top of the strut under the hood and listen and feel for the upper strut bearings making noise. They may need to be replaced....
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Check engine is on after new alternator
It sounds like you may have a failing voltage regulator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result in the alternator allowing too much power to be delivered to the battery resulting in damaging wires and prematurely...
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Heater works intermittently, when not working car overheats and thermostat is new
Hi there. In most cases, when you have issues with the heater working and the vehicle overheating, it's caused by an obstruction of coolant inside the heater core. The cooling system circulates hot coolant / water into the heater core...
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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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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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Trying to get a quote and when I put my phone number in it puts it in backwards. Thanks Malinda
Hi there. To request an estimate to have your thermostat housing replaced on your Mazda 6, please click this link to the service page. Once on that page, you need to click the Get a Quote button and enter your...
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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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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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