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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mazda Tribute
2011 marked the final year of production for the Mazda Tribute, a compact SUV that shared a platform with certain Ford models. The Tribute managed to combine relative affordability with decent performance and...

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I need to have my alternator replaced but already have the part on a 2001 mazda tribute will I still have to pay for the part
Hi There, As you may know, there are a few things that can go wrong with your charging system with one of those being the alternator. In addition to the alternator not properly charging the battery, in some cases this...
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Powertrain Light
The power train warning light generally will come on when the computer has detected a fault within the transmission control system. When this happens, the transmission control system puts the vehicle into a "limp mode" which helps to prevent further...
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Can you give me an idea what it cost for the brake pads, rotors, calipers and brake hoses on my 2008 Mazda Tribute
Hello. The cost of the repair will really depend on the amount of work that needs to be done. I would also need to know if that price he gave you was for parts and labor or just parts. If...
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My 2003 Mazda Tribute stalls in gear, no power, rough idle, not the plugs, oil fouled black, clean maf and idle air valve
Hello. I would start by scanning the vehicle for codes and checking to see if all of the sensors are reading correctly. If everything looks good then chances are it needs a new computer. I have seen the computers fail...
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Good day> I have a question. My check engine light just came on. i went to jiffy lube and they hooked It up the the machine and th
There are a few things that can cause a cylinder to misfire. A fuel issue, an ignition issue, or a compression issue. The fuel and ignition are far more common than compression. If your engine has a separate ignition coil...
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Car goes in all gears but will only move in reverse
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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I have a 2000 budget
If there is an exhaust system restriction that can be determined during an exhaust system inspection. It is possible for a restriction to account for your difficulty but it is also possible that the problem you are having just mimics...
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Does the catalytic converter have to be removed in order to change the oil pan gasket? 2001 Mazda Tribute
Hi there - yes, it is necessary to remove the exhaust manifold and catalytic converter (1 integrated piece) for the front cylinder bank to remove the oil pan and it's gasket. This is an unfortunate result of the tight packaging...
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Please ,If possable can I get the aprox .time for a fuel filter replacement? Thank you!
Hello. I just looked up the maintenance intervals for your particular vehicle and the fuel filter is suggested by Mazda to be replaced every 36 months or 30000 miles, whichever one comes first. I will ask customer service to send...
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Brake line leak front right wheel well.
When the metal brake lines have leaks you need to first look to see the reason for the leak. Was the line damaged by something hitting it, rubbing through it or is the brake lines rusted to the point of...
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put in new radiator and now tranny hose line bubbles up where connected to the new radiator
When the transmission line was reinstalled you cut into the inner lining of the hose and caused the fluid to get under the inner liner. You have to replace the line now or it will burst and cause loss of...
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Replaced radiator and lost transmission fluid, replaced fluid and back tires are locked up car won't "drive" or move
Hi there. To be completely honest, we really don't understand what you are stating here. If your rear wheels are locked, it's probably mechanical as opposed to an electrical glitch. Please clarify what service was performed so we can help...
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My car is jerking and the engine light is on.
A loose or leaking gas cap will almost never be the cause of a poorly running engine. It will set the check engine light on and set an Evaporative System fault, but will not make the engine jerk or misfire....
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Back wheels won't turn,just drag
A few different things may cause the brakes to stick or lock up. The master cylinder may be causing this if it has not been properly bled. If you loosen the lines to the master cylinder and they free up,...
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2008 Mazda Tribute condenser issue.
The condenser on your vehicle is manufacture specific. Now, the years 2001 - 2004 are the same but in 2005 all years had different models of condensers. I say that if the ports are the same, the dimensions are the...
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Beeping sound???
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely experiencing some kind of sensory error. It will need to have its computer scanned for diagnostic codes. If there are no codes present, you will want to look into...
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Runs rough & Engine light
The codes being set should be investigated first unless they implicate systems or components that clearly are irrelevant as "causes" of a rough running condition in which case you would diagnose and fix the rough running condition first and then...
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What tires should I get for a 2006 Mazda tribute?
Tires are a very subjective topic. It is very important to start your research for tires with asking yourself a few pertinent questions. How many miles will the tires need to last? What is an acceptable price? What kind of...
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Power steering problem
If the power steering pump is making a noise when entering the pot holes and coming out of them, then the pressure control valve may be sticking and temporarily causing the steering to get hard. If there is nothing wrong...
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Car almost stalled, steering wheel locked up, all lights on dashboard came on, pushed gas pedal and nothing happened.
Hi there. When the engine is stalling and sputtering, this is an indication that the fuel system has lost pressure. Check the fuel pump relay and see if it is hot and if its clicking on when the key is...

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