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Engine persistently cuts out whilst driving

We have a quote to fix our failing Mazda 3. The error codes given on the quotation from the garage are U1900, B1261, U0100 and U0101 - so basically communications issues I understand. The proposed repair is a replacement of the "Speedometer". Comments and advice gratefully received?

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  • Alan Kikuchi-White
    Alan Kikuchi-White Mar 17, 2014

    its not a 2005 but 2008/09 model

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Codes that begin with the letter U are always communication fault codes between modules in a CAN system. They are basically to be ignored unless a problem is occuring. This is because all of the control modules in your car ( and there are a bunch of them ) are all communicating to each other and sending information between each other on one set of wires called a "twisted pair" Due to the high volume of infomation being sent and received there is the invevitable time when a message will be sent from one module to another and it is lost or not responded to in a timely manner (meaning in milliseconds) When this occurs then a U0100 or other comm fault code is stored.

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