Q: How do you access the exhaust manifold behind the engine on a 2001 mazda mpv lx

asked by on

I noticed seeping oil from the gasket and so I got the gasket to replace it but iv spent many hours under the hood and under the car and can not figure how you remove the manifold.

My car has 250000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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 with their recommendations and listing of specialty tools recommended to use to complete this task.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do you access the exhaust manifold behind the engine on a 2001 mazda mpv lx

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: My car won't stay on unless I keep my foot on the gas

Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...

Q: 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...

Q: hello, my coolant was leaking so I had a mechanic repaired it and it was fine for a day and then the next morning I saw the antifr

Coolant leaks may come from a variety of places such as any of the hoses that go to or from the radiator to the motor, the thermostat housing, the water pump or potentially the radiator itself. I would suggest having...

Related articles

P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
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.