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Ticking in Engine
There are a number of issues at play here. The transmission definitely needs to be looked at if it is slipping in any gear or when locking up as you describe. The knocking sound may also be a possibility of...
Transmission slips out of fifth gear
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1993 Mazda MX-6. It sounds like a mis-adjusted shifter linkage or a worn shift fork for 5th gear. Either or both of these could cause the 5th gear to not stay engaged...
Temperature gauge fluctuation
There are two possible scenarios to check out. First, if the cooling system was not bled properly to get all the air out, then the cooling gauge can fluctuate, as the sensor can't measure the temperature of air/steam in the...
Car shakes at idle and low speed, shuts off at stops. 1993 Mazda MX-6
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1993 Mazda MX-6. It sounds like the idle air control (IAC) motor is gunked up and either needs to be cleaned or replaced. Turning on the AC causes the IAC to change...
When blinker is on, the dashboard light turn off
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1994 Mazda MX-6. This sounds like either a weak electrical ground for the dashboard lights, or possibly a short in the turn signal mechanism - perhaps in the turn signal switch itself....
Engine knocking noise, smoke, exhaust smoke
Hello. There are several possibilities for the engine knock. It could be caused by a busted piston, broken valve, or something internal in the engine. The smoke may be due to an internal damage on the engine block and/or oil...

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