This was an expensive replacement. Then it stopped showing anything but the engine did overheat. However, I do think Mazda should acknowledge this problem and give their dealers and customers some sort of solution. We're diligent with washing and uncercoating. If you do not have a business address with a forklift or loading dock, we will ship this item to a freight terminal that is available closest to your shipping zip code sometimes they are not close, so verify before purchasing. The piston rings have failed.
Year 2004 Make Mazda Model 3 Sub Models Base Engine Sizes 2. I'm adding about a quart every 750 miles. We have had much body work done over the years. The Mazda3 is among the most well-rounded models in the small car category. Rust seems to be coming from behind the exterior suggesting leaks in the body. .
Ride is loud and rattles continually. Moreover, it returned very impressive fuel economy, especially for a conventional gasoline-powered vehicle with an automatic transmission. Number, we can ship to your apartment building complex name is required. New problem this year - I will be getting rid of the car shortly. We will never process your order before verifying with you the engine information! Only remedy is replacement of all tie rods and connectors. If you're one of the lucky ones that doesn't get a bad engine, then you've got the best car in it's class in my opinion. All core charges are refunded as soon as the old defective engine arrives at our location.
It is quieter, rides more comfortably, and is more agile and fuel efficient than its Protegé predeccesor. The Madza3's very good interior quality stands out in a category where many vehicles are cheaply finished. A short trip to any Mazda3 forum will show you otherwise though. We will never process your order before verifying with you the engine information! You must provide a day time phone number when you are checking out. I finally took it to another dealer with a better service department when the first failed to identify the problem. Also, on the passenger side headlight assembly for the low beams, it looked like it shorted out and melted part of the plastic bulb mount. Incorrect removal and replacement of the harmonic balancer on a 2.
Instead, dealers have to pretend and they aren't doing it well that this isn't a common problem. To buy a particular engine, you may buy it online or call our sales canter at 1-866-612-9788 with the stock number. Needed a complete new entire car circuit board and lots of reprogramming to get it to working condition. Mazda got everything right with this car. Why buy a new crate 2004 Mazda 3 engine and pay double? This started several years ago.
Watch the tutorial for more information. Was told something about third gear being ruined and that I need a new transmission. Buy your next used motor from our qualified dismantlers, junkyards and used engines dealers. This normally takes 2 — 3 business days. We pay the return shipping on the core engine. To buy a particular engine, you may or call our sales canter at 1-866-612-9788 with the stock number. Heat tabs are installed on engine if melted or missing Warrantee will be voided.
I've had a problem for a few years where this car has been chewing through oil but no one could out where it was going no leaks, no visible burning, no blown head gasket. Best Features Other than the engine, I love everything about this car. I was surprised that rust appeared on rear of car earlier than I expected. Had it diagnosed, determined that I needed to replace the thermostat. The service man said it is a common problem! A core charge is a deposit left with us to ensure the core engine is returned.
Please make sure to read the engine description below and in particular match the engine size with your vehicle's motor specifications. I've done all scheduled maintenance at the dealer. Now it's beginning on the other side. More expensive to repair than it's worth. The video tutorial is located at the bottom of the page.