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My car is shaking and the engine sign is blinking.
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Will not idle, takes several tries to start
Hi There, Although it would be tough to say what the problem may have been previously without having looked at the vehicle, your current problem with the vehicle struggling to idle along with trouble starting sounds like you may have...
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My car is shaking when I am not driving but still.
Hi There, Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below...
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Wondering whether I can use prestone 5050 antifreeze coolant instead of fl22.?
While the green coolant or "safe for use in all vehicles" type coolants may be less expensive than what is in your cooling system, I HIGHLY recommend you do not mix them. Different coolants have different chemical properties. They can...
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Car start high idle rpm like 2000 then put in gear it cuts off
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor. The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor senses engine load and generates a signal that is proportional to the amount of vacuum in the intake manifold. The engine computer then uses...
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Won't shift warm
Hello. There are multiple things that could cause such transmission slippage. A more frequent cause of transmission slippage is low,old or contaminated transmission fluid. There is a transmission control module reprogramming procedure available from the Mazda dealership. I suggest that...
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MPV is over heating - replaced the thermostat and Radiator cooling fans. no leaks at all and plenty of water in reservior
Overheating can be caused by a number of issues. You have addressed a couple of them by replacing the thermostat and the cooling fans. Are the fans coming on as they should ? The fans rely on other components like...
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bent rear passenger side axle.
Hi there. The noise that you are hearing on the front of the vehicle is the control arm bushings are hard and need replaced. If you need further assistance with your control arm bushings, then seek out a professional, such...
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mazda mpv blowing very hot air after water pump replacement.Both lower &upper hoese are hot. I this 1. Air pocket 2.thermostat fa
A scan tool should be used to confirm the actual temperature. If it is higher than 220 degrees, then it is running hot. If it is running hot, and that did not occur prior to the pump replacement, there could...
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Hi Ben. I have a 2005 Mazda mpv and it has three cataylic converters. I was told the front one attached to the manifold needs to b
Any of the components you have noted can be replaced, even the welded ones as the welded segments are sold in the aftermarket (Walker, Bosal, etc.) as bolt on, or flanged, replacement units. Also, various sleeves and pipe adapters exist...
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My radio,interior lights and buzzer when I open my door with keys in ignition don't turn on in my Mazda MPV. What can cause this?
Hi there. In some cases, a damaged main electrical relay or accessory relay can cause the symptoms you're describing. In other cases, individual fuses might be damaged. It is also possible that you might have a faulty ground wire connection....
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Can a bad fuel pump cause overheating and loss of coolant.
Hello. We will be happy to help you. The coolant system and the fuel system are unrelated. If one is malfunctioning it will not have an effect on the other one. The fuel pump is also not belt driven, I...
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engine fan noise
The engine should always operate in the "normal" range as shown on your temperature gauge. If the temperature is too high, shut down the engine as overheating can have disastrous consequences (costly repairs). If too low, that is not an...
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Car has shut off because of overheating.. What to do
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Hi i was wondering the price to cahange my water pump on my 2006 Mazda MVP
Hello there. We'd be happy to provide you with a price estimate to have one of our professional mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a water pump replacement. In order to do so, we need to collect a...
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The temperature gauge in the dash remains on COLD...never heats up. causing the engine to knock/ping under accelleration
Hi Brett. Thanks for the question today. I'm not completely sure that the temperature gauge failure and the engine pinging systems are related. In most cases, the temperature gauge failure is caused by a water temperature sensor failure. It is...
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2005 Mazda MPV driver window lift motor has broken gear. Can you remove and replace the motor.
You will not be able to get the gear for the motor separate from the motor. If the regulator is broke then I recommend replacing the motor and regulator as an assembly.
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Hi. I o I've got various codes to do with air flow to the engine. I changed all spark plugs and the main air sensor with no result
Hello, and thank you for writing in. There are several air intake and exhaust sensors that your codes may be pertaining to. Without the actual codes to help diagnose the problem it is difficult to tell. There are air intake...
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Cylinder #4 misfire
Hello, As you know, the code related to misfire #4 means that cylinder #4 has a misfire, which can happen for many different reasons such as imbalanced air/fuel mixtures, a faulty injector to that cylinder or possibly an air leak...
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No Start
Hi There, Assuming you are referring to DTC code P0174 indicating bank 2 is lean, this can be cause by a few different things which may also cause the van not to start as you describe. A short list of...

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