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  1. shadonoz

    CX-5 won't start, warning lights on, please help

    Kimmersue, can you tell us exactly HOW you do this? How is it different from starting the car normally?
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    CX-5 won't start, warning lights on, please help

    Are you saying you were using the wrong fob... one that belonged to a different car? Or trying to start the car without the fob in the car?
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    CX-5 won't start, warning lights on, please help

    The smell is a bad sign. Fuses don't smell when they blow. Something else burned up, possibly (probably?) because your tinting crew shorted something out. I'd take the car to the dealer, and if there's a bill, send it to the tinting outfit. Good luck and let us know how it turns out.
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    2017~2021 Door unlock reminder?

    Thieves would love that feature!
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    Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    Check out this description of GM's new 4 cyl with CD from one of my favorite geeks, Engineering Explained. The entire video is informative and entertaining, but if it's tl;dw, the CD discussion begins at 3:23. Unfortunately, he doesn't explain what's moving the cam slider. I found the...
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    Anyone tried to hardwire their dashcam? or any electrical experts?

    Likewise, no problems. The cable is exposed, but fairly unobtrusive.
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    Replace the inserts, not the entire wipers

    The heating elements are in the windshield at the bottom where the wipers rest.
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    Circles/squares on your Mazda are not for towing or pulling onto flatbed

    Chris, do you know for sure if that also applies to KFs?
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    Circles/squares on your Mazda are not for towing or pulling onto flatbed

    Thanks for the diagram. 97 Honda Valkyrie Tourer. Have fun. Ride safe.
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    Circles/squares on your Mazda are not for towing or pulling onto flatbed

    Part of the problem here is basic terminology. "Towing" and "recovery" are not interchangeable. OF COURSE no one should "tow" their car using the eyelets. But if you're stuck in ditch and there's no tow truck, and you've got to get out NOW, you might consider using the eyelet just for...
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    Circles/squares on your Mazda are not for towing or pulling onto flatbed

    Chris, please post a photo or diagram showing these.
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    2022 CX-50?!

    2022 Mazda CX-50 SUV May Replace CX-5 With RWD Platform, Straight-Six Engines autoevolution
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    Did Anyone Get A Tie Down Hook?

    Did you have snow tires?
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    Extended Warranty - Turbo?

    "You've got to ask yourself one question. Do I feel lucky?"
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    Signatures in short supply?

    Me too, but it has nothing to do with the car.:)
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    CX-5 head on pole crash

    Forget the automatic braking... of course it won't help in this situation. But look at how well the structure protected the driver. Confidence inspiring.
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    Tire Rotation Vid and Q

    I always place the jack under a control arm unless I need both wheels off the ground at the same time.
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    March sales, no surprise

    source: Jalopnik
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    Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    So Mazda's not the only one to have problems with oil pressure controlled HLAs. Here's an interesting article about Hemis nine years later. Many differences, and nothing definitive, but the similarities are striking. Time will tell.
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    2017 CX-5 GPS Tracker / Battery Killer Help, Please?

    Original battery? Better test it.
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