I drive a 2005 Mazda 3 - how often should I have the oil changed?
Hi, I just bought a 2007 mazda 3 for my daughter the salesman strongly suggested we buy gap insurance, I have never heard of this. We did buy it was this a smart move or not? Thanks
My 2006 E500 Mercedes Benz gives out a very foul moldy odor every summer. I have to draw the windows down for a few minutes before it gets any better. I have taken the car to the dealer 3 times for repair. Last year, they replaced the condensor unit, but it still smells! How can I ask for a refund on a $60K car?
My car feels like it is going to die when I come to a complete stop and it sometimes jumps forward when I am on the highway. What is wrong with my car and what can I possibly do to fix it?
My auto mechanic replaced my alternator and then my battery had to replaced, is this normal?
I took my car in for a tire rotation on July 18 and they broke a wheel lock in half. They said their mechanic was not in that day. When I returned they said that it would have to be drilled out and I would have to pay 2-3 hours of labor at $80 an hour. Nine days prior to my wheel lock being broken, another tire place checked that tire for a slow leak and ...
I have a 2004 mazda3 automatic with 67K miles. I am currently experiencing major transmission issues and I am approx. 10K out of warranty. I have discovered that this is an issue with this car in this year. Do you have an advice on negotiating with the company to at least meet me half way on the repairs? I feel that 67K is an awfully low number of miles to ...
I really, really want a retractable hard-top Miata with all the bells and whistles. Any thoughts on this purchase? I intend to own it a long time - I'm still driving my 91 Shadow with less than 90,000 miles on it. Any thoughts would be great. Thanks ever so!
I drive a 2010 Mazda 3. My tire pressure light is on, I have had my 5000mile service done they checked the tires for leaks nothing! When I pulled away it did go off, but that day I was driving to San Diego from Phoenix and sure enough half way there it came back on. This was about a month ago an it's still on. I don't understand what the deal is? Any ideas? ...
2007 mazda 3 2.3L 4 cylinder....Im asking for help my cars front driver side headlight and taillight both went out on me. My boyfriend said it was the fuses but we replaced them and its still acting up...Should I get new bulbs? or may it be something bigger like a short?
I have a Mazda 3 2004 sedan. It has 4 speeds. It has about 125,000 KM. I get all the normal oil changes done and brakes as these are normal. I noticed about a year back, from time to time the check engine light and the AT light would turn on. When the car is in park, and you move it to reverse it jerks. It shakes the whole car. It would turn on and ...
My Mazda 3 indicator lights on the dash are not coming on any more. How do i get them to come on?
hi had tensioner belt (big belt) replaced due to screeching noise when air, fan, and heater is on. It sounds like a chirp and then there is a screech and it is intermittent. So what now? part was 100.00 and they are going to look at it and see if they can figure it out. Tires good, brakes good. so ?? thx
Hello, my tire air pressure light just came on for the first time in 3 1/2 years and I truly think my tires look low so I would like to know where my air pressure should measure at for my Mazda 3 if I go to the gas station and do it myself? I don't know much about these things but I am trying to learn. Please advice. Thank you kindly.
Roughly two weeks ago my tire pressure light came on. I proceeded to the gas station to check the pressure. It was a bit low, I filled it and the light went off. This has been going on for two weeks now everyday we fill the tires and within hours the light comes back on. We took it to a mechanic to have it checked and low and behold he advised us that the ...
Which is the best resource to get an idea of what certain common repairs would cost in Houston(so I can have a price point as a reference)? RepairPal, CarMD or DriverSide? Also best resource to recommend a trusted shop?
I drive a 2007 Mazda 3 GS 4-door sedan with 85,000km (appx. 52,800 miles) on it. When I went in for a routine oil change, my Mazda dealership told me I needed the front left lower control arm to be replaced, as well as the rear trailing arm bushings (among other things, totalling over $1600+tax). Mazda told me one of the rear bushings was "completely out", ...
Is the battery on 1997 Mazda MX-5 a positive ground or negative grounded situation?
My 2008 Mazda3 s GT 4 door is in a neighborhood auto shop for Strut replacement. The mechanic called and said he needs to charge $60 extra to reprogram the computer. Why would suspension work requirement resetting the computer?
I am trying to charge the battery in my 2015 Mazda 3. The clamps holding the two poles cover most of their surface. Is is necessary to remove them ( there are screws holding them on) do that the jump cabled can make more connection?
I had a pretty rough curb check (passenger side) a few days ago in my Mazda 3, and now when I'm backing out of a spot with the rear of my car going to the left my car wobbles. Big lumping wobbles that I do not feel driving my car any other way. I just want an idea of what the problem might be so a mechanic doesn't blindside me.
Our Mazda 3 losses power when we use the air conditioning and will not shift out off first gear.
My new lower control arms on my Mazda 3 are in but wont take grease why?
if i remove the old battery to replace it with a new one will i damage the computer system on my car
Do I need to warm up before driving?
Hi, I am from Melbourne Australia I am long time follower of yours. I appreciate all your content which help people like us make right decision. I am in a very dilemmatic situation now, hence I am writing you to get your suggestion on my dilemma and help me clear it please. The dilemma is: In December 2017 I bought brand new Mazda 3 Maxx for 25,000 ...
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