Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car noisy and losing power

asked by on

My car is losing power and makes a loud noise.

A: There have been many reports of the turboch...

There have been many reports of the turbocharger on your engine failing. Lack of power, noise, and white smoke being the top three symptoms. This is an expensive repair. If you have a power train warranty through Mazda or a third party, I would call them to follow their procedures. If not, then I would have a certified mechanic diagnose your car noise and inspect your loss of power.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Changed battery car won't start

See if any diagnostic trouble codes were set via the OBD-II on board diagnostics. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing...

Q: P0126 - check engine code

It is quite possible the code was set as an intermittent problem. The thermostat may have been stuck at one point, freed up and began working again, and then allowed the light to go off. Most computer controlled engine systems...

Q: Where is the MAP/Turbocharger boost sensor located?

Hi there. The MAP/Turboboost sensor is located either on the intake near the throttle body or along the fire wall with a vacuum hose attached to it. If you need further assistance locating the MAP/Turboboost sensor, then seek out a...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.