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Mazda mx5 transmission noise

Grating sound from differential

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  • Barry Stephenson Nov 04, 2012

    It's actually a Sport 1.8SVT but there is no dropdown for this model on this site..

  • Barry Stephenson Nov 04, 2012

    The diff looks very clean, no sign of leaks, the car has only done 31k miles. It is booked into a specialist this week so hopefully they willl sort it. It is stil under warranty as I only bought it last month.



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Check diff oil and replace. Retry. If no luck, then repair or replace differential unit.

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