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It sounds like a shift solenoid is giving you the problem. Many times when an electronic part is about to take a dump you get the indication of a problem but the check engine light may not illuminate and pop a code. Second posibility may be an issue with your torque converter. Best bet would be to have it checked by a 'reputable' transmission shop to locate the issue and get a quote for a repair.

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Dec 06, 2019


It sounds like it is a linkage issue between the lock cylinder and the ignition switch. The ignition switch is located on the steering column and there is usually a rod that connects the lock to the switch. These switches have some adjustment, so you should be able to loosen the bolts and move the switch up the column. Just remove the panels below the steering column and look for a bunch of wires plugged in towards the bottom of the steering column.

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Jun 20, 2019


I got this free Pdf manual from reliable-store for free and I don't think Ive visited a mechanic or fixya for help for more than 3-4 times out of the 20 times I fixed the chipper in these 4 years

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Feb 12, 2019


starter motors are known to developed dead bars in the commutator whee the brush sitting directly over the bar will no complete the circuit
However just rolling the car with out working the starter will not move the starter to a new position
what you can do is remove the starter and have it bend tested and the brushes inspected
The first place to check is the neutral and park switches for adjustment or correct operation
could be a simple loose wire to the starter

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Aug 15, 2018


Find a suitable replacement and use gorilla glass glue. Good luck.

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Jan 06, 2018


dirty oil , transmission pump pressure , TCM, VSS or TR sensors are all possibilities for the problem
refine the problem area by having the fault codes read

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Dec 24, 2017


check brake pad thickness( have a indicator that runs on the disc when the pads are too thin

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Jan 30, 2017


I would say its just a mute isnt it?

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Jun 05, 2016


If your brake pads were badly worn and your calliper pistons came out too much ,they get scratched no longer smooth (1)they don't realise after depressing pedal.(2)roughness inside the housing coz wen the piston goes out to much it won't be move straight so it scratches on the sides

2008 Mazda... | Answered on May 29, 2016


Hi there my name is Brandon I am a mechanical n electronic engineering technician I think it is next to the oil filter I have to look it up in my book to be 100 percent sure

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Feb 02, 2016


The 2 bolts are torqued to 18ft pounds. I cannot find a torque spec for the pulley

2008 Mazda... | Answered on Aug 29, 2015


check for a viscous fan hub problem or electric fans fault
run the fault codes
check for water in the radiator ( not the reservoir)

2008 Mazda... | Answered on May 05, 2015

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