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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Dumb question but does the current 2.5L engine have a timing chain or a belt?
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Evening all, Does anyone know if the 2.5l Ford motor in my 5 door hatch grand touring has a belt or chain? If belt, what is the recommended service limit please? Thanks Sid
  3. 2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    I'll try to put the video but it almost sounds like marbles in my engine Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Considering getting 2014 to 2016 mazda3 2.0. Looks like it would be very difficult to get to the chain. Anybody done that? Life expectancy of the chain? Any other bugaboos on the 3?
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Ok so bought me a lovely 2.2 diesel sport In aluminium and four days in and dpf light comes on so took it back to car supermarket and they put their scanner on and said I couldn't understand why dpf light was on but there was a crankshaft error code so they took it to mazda and they said it was...
  6. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Alright guys, So last week on went on vacation to myrtle beach and man was it nice down there. If none of you have ever been there do so! I went with my parents and left the car home and while i was there my girlfriend calls and said her car was in the shop and asked to you mine. Of course i...
  7. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Been trying to find the answers to these questions. Is the Skyactiv engine belt or chain driven? and is it interference or not. Searched here and on Google. Cannot get a exact answer. Thanks, Charles.
  8. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So yesterday (2/12/12), my car started making this weird sound :argh 1:. As ____ said in the recall/TSB section, to me it sounds like the VVT Timing Chain "going bad" if that makes any sense. The video does not really capture the sound like it does in person. It sounds more or less like a Diesel...
  9. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    So I got the recall notice for this anyone take theirs in to get it fixed or know the symptoms better I hear a clicking tapping metal noise on a cold start but It might be the fuel pump any help is welcome