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    The keys have to be registered to the car prior...

    The keys have to be registered to the car prior to delivery. Take it back, they*ll sort it.
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    What is the point of that post? I can*t stand...

    What is the point of that post? I can*t stand eating fish if anyone is interested.
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    Not really. You could get a CTEK battery charger...

    Not really. You could get a CTEK battery charger which will keep the battery charged and healthy. You should still honour any oil change interval by time.
  4. 2017~2020 You only need to set the cruise and it should be...

    You only need to set the cruise and it should be on. If not you enable it in the MZD and you can set the distance on the steering wheel.

    https://youtu.be/gGjq4dURlXg
  5. Oh no, surely you*re not going to end up with a...

    Oh no, surely you*re not going to end up with a diesel????
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    It*s clear from the tone of the 50k engine...

    It*s clear from the tone of the 50k engine replacement guy that he*s got a bee in his bonnet and I think if numbers like that were involved, we*d have heard it from much more reliable sources than...
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    I believe that both of those noises are coming...

    I believe that both of those noises are coming from the serpentine belt. To test it, while the engine is idling, trickle a small amount of warm water onto the belt and it will go silent for a few...
  8. The intercooler on my diesel has less to do on...

    The intercooler on my diesel has less to do on cold days in raising the density of the incoming charge air. The colder it gets the better it goes. If I happen to get behind you unob, it would be...
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    Mine squeak a lot when warm. Greasing the shims...

    Mine squeak a lot when warm. Greasing the shims has improved it but not resolved it completely. My advise after 17 years in the friction material industry? Ignore it.
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    It*s virtually an identical system (excluding the...

    It*s virtually an identical system (excluding the hybrid). Are you sure the tires were the same?
  11. Thread: Bad Fuel

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    Is this going off the trip computer or tank to...

    Is this going off the trip computer or tank to tank calculations?
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    Are you going off the trip computer or doing tank...

    Are you going off the trip computer or doing tank to tank comparisons. If you*ve never zeroed the trip computer, it will be way off.
  13. GT diesel and Turbo gasoline front brakes

    Had the pads out yesterday while fitting the winter wheels. It appears that the front brake on the high powered model is a carry over from the CX7 with twin pistons. Here is a comparison of the...
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    You know if you cut a 1 qt or 1 litre oil bottle...

    You know if you cut a 1 qt or 1 litre oil bottle in half it fits the thread of the filler perfectly.
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    It*s a constantly variable transmission so it...

    It*s a constantly variable transmission so it uses a pair of variable v pulleys to give different ratios at a near constant engine speed. If you press the loud pedal it tends to rev the engine quite...
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    They make it easy in Europe by putting a detailed...

    They make it easy in Europe by putting a detailed sticker inside the door.
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    I’m with Jmaz on this. It’s a rare and superb...

    I’m with Jmaz on this. It’s a rare and superb example where we have a conventional gearbox instead of a CVT which would have just resulted in a lot of noise and nothing much else under the same...
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    Agreed 100%. All makes should be made the same....

    Agreed 100%. All makes should be made the same. It*s time people stopped messing with audio and phones while driving.
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    The general consensus amongst vehicle and brake...

    The general consensus amongst vehicle and brake manufacturers is that pad and disc life are not important compared to performance. It is an aspiration to get two sets of pads to one set of discs but...
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    They use carbon as a lubricant in most brake pads...

    They use carbon as a lubricant in most brake pads and it just depends on the formulation. My comment was about the car dipping by using the rear brakes. Weight transfer depends on the wheelbase and...
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    I worked in brake development for 17 years and...

    I worked in brake development for 17 years and this is categorically not the case.



    Nope, not this either.

    Interesting notions but absolutely no truth in either of them. It*s all...
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    And he*s gone.

    And he*s gone.
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    How do you remember so much 52? You must have a...

    How do you remember so much 52? You must have a photographic memory!

    https://i.postimg.cc/15MGYZSF/IMG_4895.jpg
  24. Fairly sure there is a door in the wheel arch...

    Fairly sure there is a door in the wheel arch liner to reach through. The European models need access to those reflectors to change a bulb.
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    2013~2016 A bad slave cylinder can transmit noise back to...

    A bad slave cylinder can transmit noise back to the pedal even via the fluid but so can the thrust bearing and release lever. The clutch on a CX5 should be very light but with age they get harder...
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