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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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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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The transmission is slipping.
Hi, thanks for writing in. It seems that the clutch disc is most likely worn to the point that the pressure plate cannot fully engage and lock the clutch to the engine. If that is the case, you will need...
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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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Noise when turning
Among the possibilities are the strut bearings, strut mounts, the strut itself, the outer cv axle joints, and/or any suspension component, such as a tie rod end, ball joint, sway bar mount, or suspension bushing that is loose or worn,...
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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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Jerking while driving
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays...
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Clutch pedal stays on the floor.
Hi there. Assuming, you followed proper procedure bleeding the replacement clutch slave cylinder. This would lead me to believe, the clutch pedal staying on the floor may be the result of, a faulty clutch master cylinder. I recommend having your...
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Check Engine Light stays on.
Hi there You should have the computer Check Engine Light scanned by a mechanic. Once the codes are received and the pinpoint test is completed, you should have a diagnosis of the failed component. A lot of times a code...
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Car won't start.
Hello. The key you put in the ignition is a code key and may be defective. Try a different key if you have one. If this works, then you need to get extra keys made. If it still does the...
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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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ABS problem?
When your ABS system detects the wheels are losing contact with the road you will see and feel various braking pulsations, hard pedal as the ABS is trying to help you keep control on the ice. Once the 4 tires...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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