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  1. Thread: Turbo Logo?

    by Buzzman12
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    Not having a badge can be fun for sure. I...

    Not having a badge can be fun for sure.
    I bought a Nissan Sentra Se-R back in 2003, and other than the Se-R badge, there was no indication it had the 2.5 engine instead of the 1.8.
    Back then it...
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    You got away with it that time, but what if that...

    You got away with it that time, but what if that guy was carrying a gun in his truck (a possibility in California, I presume)?
    As a Canadian driving in the U.S., I don't confront or get into a...
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    2017~2019 Agree somewhat with your reliability concerns,...

    Agree somewhat with your reliability concerns, but honestly, the concerns about modern turbo's is probably unfounded.
    I'd be very reluctant to buy an older vehicle with a turbo, but I don't see a...
  4. Thread: Break In

    by Buzzman12
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    Yup, that's pretty classic break-in stuff. It's...

    Yup, that's pretty classic break-in stuff. It's mostly common sense though really.
    Take it easy the first 500 miles or so, and try not to panic brake as well. Let the pads seat themselves under...
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    I hate generalized statements like this coming...

    I hate generalized statements like this coming from people without any statistics to back it up.
    This is your personal opinion, and that's fine, but don't state this as fact. Your experiences with...
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    2017~2019 Whoa there Paulson, where did I say anything...

    Whoa there Paulson, where did I say anything about the cylinder deactivation issue in the CX-5, or compared it to the Honda issues? That's right, nowhere.
    Someone else mentioned the OD issue with...
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    +1

    +1
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    I guess you didn't fix your space bar issue yet...

    I guess you didn't fix your space bar issue yet eh.
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    2017~2019 Yup. I'm guessing that upwards of 90% of CR-V...

    Yup. I'm guessing that upwards of 90% of CR-V owners have no idea what's going on or are aware of the issue.
    Soccer moms and dads blissfully driving around, never checking the oil and only relying...
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    2017~2019 My brother in law wasn't so lucky. He bought one...

    My brother in law wasn't so lucky. He bought one last year and dumped it 8 months later. Long story. Bad oil dilution and worse dealer (non) support.
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    If you got 95K out of the rear brakes, you did...

    If you got 95K out of the rear brakes, you did well.
    I've owned a lot of cars over the past 50 years, and rear drum brakes will last forever, while rear discs have always worn out much faster than...
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    2017~2019 Interesting tax implications, something I never...

    Interesting tax implications, something I never would have though of. (I'm not selling anything, but found it very interesting when doing the math.)
    Here in Ontario, our tax rate is 13%, so paying...
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    Your space bar is set up to type an asterisk, for...

    Your space bar is set up to type an asterisk, for some reason.
    Not being an Apple Mac guy, I can't give you a fix, but I'm guessing somewhere in settings or keyboard language options, the space bar...
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    I'm guessing your space bar is putting in those...

    I'm guessing your space bar is putting in those asterisks, instead of just a space.
    Check your keyboard settings, or your language settings (sorry, I'm not an Apple user. I'm just giving it my best...
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    2017~2019 Crap. Beat me to it. Well done.

    Crap. Beat me to it. Well done.
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    Seriously? Why?

    Seriously? Why?
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    Ya, bad experiences aren't confined just to Mazda...

    Ya, bad experiences aren't confined just to Mazda dealers.
    I've had bad experiences with a Ford and a Honda dealership, just to name 2.
    It seems that so much depends on the management of said...
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    And...... another Mazda dealer experience that...

    And...... another Mazda dealer experience that proves that Mazda has a long way to go when it comes to dealer experience.
    If Mazda wants to truly increase their reputation and sales, they absolutely...
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    That's because not many people bother reading the...

    That's because not many people bother reading the manual.
    After I brought my new car home, I took the manual into the house and went through it cover to cover.
    I've forgotten a few things since,...
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    My 2017 6 has this feature. I've programmed each...

    My 2017 6 has this feature. I've programmed each fob, one for me, one for the wife.
    I impressed the heck out of my grandson when I approached the car and opened the door, and the seat moved.
    I...
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    Have you ever owned a Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth...

    Have you ever owned a Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth minivan?
    Introduced in 1984, and had crappy transmissions from day one, and sadly, they're no better by 2019. Been there done that.
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    Lazy techs at the dealership skipping steps in...

    Lazy techs at the dealership skipping steps in the pre-delivery process.
    They do the minimum they can get away with, check off all the boxes, and figure no-one will be the wiser.
    Besides lazy,...
  23. Thread: CX-5 Refresh

    by Buzzman12
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    You are not alone. I haven't cared about mpg's...

    You are not alone. I haven't cared about mpg's since.....never.
    Heck, I drive a 17 year old Pathfinder that gets 3 miles to the gallon. Don't care.
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    If it's anything like my 2017 6, which I run in...

    If it's anything like my 2017 6, which I run in the winter with different size tires and rims, it's not a problem.
    My 6 does not have TPMS in the wheels. Mazda monitors the rotation speed of each...
  25. Question: This engine with CD is used in the 3...

    Question: This engine with CD is used in the 3 and the 6, and is not unique to the CX-5. Does this recall include those as well?
    Just curious.
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