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    Sticky: What Did You Do for Your CX-5 Today?

    If the car is “drivable” even in limp mode, it should be something else other than transmission, especially you heard a loud boom.
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    Sticky: What Did You Do for Your CX-5 Today?

    How do you know it*s transmission problem? Is the car not moving at all in *D*?
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    June Sales - USA

    Yes, Mazda's US powertrain warranty is 5 years / 60K miles, just like Toyota's and Honda's.

    Last time I bought factory extended warranty was on my 1998 Honda CR-V. Of course I'd never used it and...
  4. Check engine light came on because of loose gas cap (I thnk), it will not go off

    You can always go to AutoZone having a free CEL code read to verify what is the true cause of the CEL. They'll provide you a print out with error codes, as well as a list of things you can do to...
  5. Thread: Mazda OEM

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    Mazda OEM

    Where is the best place to buy Mazda OEM accessories?

    Yeah, it's Scarborough Mazda in Canada...
  6. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    Yeah, one end of the rocker arm push down the valve, but the HLA at the other end of the rocker arm is controlling the valve opening by how much it would collapse with proper oil pressure.
  7. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    One of the function from hydraulic lash adjusters or usually people call them hydraulic lifters is to eliminate the need of periodical valve clearance adjustment. So if the engine is not running,...
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    June Sales - USA

    Cylinder deactivation is another example that some Mazda upper management people making very strange decision which will hurt Mazda's sales and reputation.
  9. Cheap oil filter end-cap wrench set that has one that fits the Thailand filter

    Since I keep my car as long as I can, a proper sized oil filter cap wrench will be good to use for many years. If I ever need different sized oil filter wrench, this Lisle 63600 oil filter wrench...
  10. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    But not through the spark plug holes with a scope ...
  11. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    Your way won't work because it's the "hydraulic" lash adjusters which is pushing the valves down. If the engine is not running, the HLA can't push the valve down as there's no oil pressure to...
  12. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    And whoever in Mazda Corporate he/she ignored the bad reputation from history and came up this idea of the FIRST 4-cylinder engine with cylinder deactivation for North American market should get...
  13. Cheap oil filter end-cap wrench set that has one that fits the Thailand filter

    Yeah, that's really weird. Here's the Amazon link for CTA Tools A255 Cap-Type Oil Filter Wrench - 65mm/67mm x 14 Flute:

    https://www.amazon.com/CTA-Tools-A255-Cap-Type-67-Millimeter/dp/B002INRCV2
  14. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    Also I believe there's a splash cover, #9 in the picture, which may also block the access to the top of cylinder #4.

    https://www.mazdas247.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=221195&d=1562870773...
  15. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    Based on pictures from jjm86m it looks like there're too many obstacles sending a fiber optic scope from oil filler hole above cylinder #2 to the rightmost cylinder #4, especially it requires a sharp...
  16. Move Oil filter housing to top of engine bay

    It would be like my 2000 BMW 528i with cartridge type oil filter. That's so easy to change the oil filter!

    As for more environmental friendly cartridge type oil filters, I noticed that...
  17. Cheap oil filter end-cap wrench set that has one that fits the Thailand filer

    Those oil filter pliers are useful only if there's plenty of space available. There's noway to use such pliers taking out oil filter on my 1998 Honda CR-V, only the cap wrench or similar is possible.
  18. Cheap oil filter end-cap wrench set that has one that fits the Thailand filer

    I ordered a "Genuine" Mazda Oil Filter Wrench A255 for $10.20 from Med Center Mazda along with oil change kits a while ago but it ended up exactly the same as CTA Tools A255 Cap-Type Oil Filter...
  19. Cheap oil filter end-cap wrench set that has one that fits the Thailand filer

    The price is good but the only useful size could be the smallest cap oil filter wrench, 65 & 68 mm x 14 flutes as the modern oil filters if they're still in old metal canister type (most new engines...
  20. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    So your 2018 CX-5 is on the recall list. Thanks for the info.
  21. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    No way the fallen rocker arm will affect timing nor he can hear it.
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    Daytime running lights dim/flickering

    Are you talking about US spec LED headlights? Have never heard "M" or "L" "Series" CX-5 LED headlights. See post #395 above for version explanation. "J" version means the part number is ended...
  23. Dangerous cylinder deactivation trouble on 2018 CX-5 and 6 models

    Excellent question! There's no way, at least for US market, the 2019 CX-5's are assembled as early as May 29, 2018; in the mean time, the Service Alert submitted to NHTSA by Mazda does include 2019...
  24. Video Upgrading parker lights & license plate bulbs

    Nice video. But the front parking light setup on US CX-5 is different from yours. We have only one amber dual-filament incandescent bulb, either 7444NA or 1157NA, to serve both front parking light...
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    Daytime running lights dim/flickering

    The latest version is "J", and people will get "J" version LED headlight assembly when they replace the failed LED headlight.

    "J" version LED headlight will have a little different color...
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