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Hello, My 2010 Mazda 5 is having engine ping/knock issues, the dealers cannot hear anything, but it happens since two months ago and I am sure it is the engine knocks, not anything else. It happened when on high gear and low RPM, the noise will go away if I downshift it manually or step on gas. I tried on premium gas for the last two tanks, not sure what else can I do, please help.

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It's called lugging, and it will happen with any manual trans car at low speed in a high gear. Nothing wrong -- it's a hint that you need to downshift . . .

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