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Automotive

Mazda Tech Tip: Air Conditioning Musty / Mildew Odor

A musty odor may come from the vents when the A/C system is operating. It is most noticeable when the A/C is first turned on.

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Automotive

2004-2013 Mazda3 Brake Job

A key service issue for 2004-2013 Mazda3s concerns the hydraulics and ABS system. Here’s what to look for.

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Automotive

Mazda Tech Tip: Vibration Felt Through The Floor/Seat/Steering Wheel

Some customers may complain about a vibration that is felt through the floor, seat and/or steering wheel while driving under moderate acceleration, at speeds of approx. 25-30 mph (40-50 km/h).

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Career

Alabama High Schools May Become Training Grounds For Toyota-Mazda Plant

The curriculum in auto technology classes in the Decatur, AL, area will help prepare students to obtain jobs at the Toyota-Mazda plant.

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Automotive

Engine Of The Week: Mazda Miata BP4W Engine

Chris Graham, owner of Race Engineering in Salisbury, NC, recently finished building that Mazda BP4W engine for his client Clint’s Spec Miata. The engine is known as Lucky 13.

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Automotive Featured

Periodic Undercar Inspections Are A Valuable Service For Your Mazda Customers

Brake and suspension problems will surface in a couple of ways, the most common of which are noise-related.

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Featured News

Mazda To Unveil New Prototype Race Car At Los Angeles Auto Show

The new Prototype will compete in the Daytona Prototype international (DPi) class at the top level of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017.

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Featured News

Mazda Announces MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF made its debut at this year’s New York International Auto Show.

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Automotive

Mazda Pressure Breather Hose Frozen, DTC P0451

Some vehicles may experience a MIL on with only OTC P0451 stored in the memory. This is caused by water entering and freezing in the atmosphere breather hose of the fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor.

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Automotive

Mazda Truck TPMS Service Precautions

Do not use metal stem caps. Some vehicles may experience the aluminum valve stem (B) breaking off of the TPMS wheel unit (C) when removing aftermarket valve stem caps during procedures such as routine checking of air pressure in tires.