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5W-30 off your choice in brand...Hope this helps.

2001 Mazda... | Answered on Nov 18, 2018

You pretty much have it bud with what you said, some call it the front cv shaft pilot bearing or driveshaft support bracket bearing. These are pretty common to go out and they will know exactly what you need when you describe what you said here. I work on cars everyday and we all seem to have little variations on terms, mainly it seems to be what kind of vehicle you prefer is the terminology you use. But yeah front driveshaft support bearing is good

2001 Mazda... | Answered on Jan 06, 2018

Don't be presumptuous, replace the EGR valve and put your cat back together. Losing power on am incline/hill means but one thing, the Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve is bad.

2001 Mazda... | Answered on Jul 11, 2017

take it to an accredited professional service center and have the codes read
indicates a fuel pressure/injector problem
good mechanics do not say that they do not know the problem but do the scan of the fault codes and then quote on repairs

2001 Mazda... | Answered on Jun 26, 2017

remove the thermostat and place in a pan of water a boil and wait to see if the thermostat opens , as for the noise , get the thermostat sorted out and see if still makes the noise , could just have been caused by the overheating, one thing at a time so you know what the problem is

2001 Mazda... | Answered on Jun 03, 2017

12 point 10mm and 12 point 12mm.

2001 Mazda... | Answered on May 12, 2017

code p 0421 refers to warm up cat converter , bank 1 --efficiency below threshold ====causes --cat converter---wiring---HO2S ( heated oxygen sensor ( ==the unit in the exhaust manifold before the cat converter)
as cat converts fail and can block the exhaust system I would advise finding an accredited exhaust shop and having it replaced
after that if the light comes back replace the HO2S sensor

2001 Mazda... | Answered on Apr 30, 2017

Solution 1 would be to diagnose the problem of the low comp in 2& 3 and solve that issue. I would of started w the timing belt 1st. If that didn't solve it,ck head gasket, valves,rings. CK for oil & coolant mixing. Good Luck

2001 Mazda... | Answered on Mar 18, 2017

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