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Mini van seems to jerk forward while stoppes
What you are describing is a category of inconsistent idle. The underlying fault may exist at higher engine speed but the effect is masked at those higher speeds. Among the potential underlying causes are vacuum leaks, EGR system malfunctions, malfunctioning...
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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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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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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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Can a faulty a/c cause the feeling of a misfire?
The air conditioning system places a load on the engine which would cause the idle speed to fall if there were no automatic intervention. To offset this fall in idle speed, engine controls utilize an idle up command, that is...
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got spark, got gas from injectors, cranks but won't start
You will need to check to see if there is spark getting to the spark plugs at end of wires. You may need a cap and rotor. If there is spark at plugs and have fuel pressure and injector pulse...
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makes a loud popping noise in front driver side wheel well when when you brake or go over bumps or pot
Hi Kari. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Typically, a popping noise while going over bumps is caused by strut mounts, stabilizer bar bushings or tie-rod ends. Body mounts or engine mounts that are worn can also cause this type of...
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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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My van is a mazda mpv 2003. Our van was overheating. So we pulled over and all our water from the radiator leaked out.
You need to check the right rear under vehicle to see if your rear a/c heater hose is leaking or broke the control valve. If you did not break a hose you can bypass heater core by connecting the two...
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Q: 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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Q: 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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Fuel system to lean
As the codes indicate, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a vacuum leak. These codes are also often times associated with misfire codes as...
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How do you access the exhaust manifold behind the engine on a 2001 mazda mpv lx
Hi Robert. Thanks for the question. You are correct, gaining access to the rear exhaust manifold bolts can be tricky on this Mazda. I would recommend purchasing a service and repair manual for your Mazda, as it will provide you...
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What causes reverse to go out in automatic transmission mini van
If you have all the forward gears and do not have any reverse then you may have an internal reverse band problem or the reverse solenoid is the problem. You will need to have the transmission computer scanned and transmission...

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