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  1. Engine sputtering/grinding noise

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Here's a video demonstrating the noise. The car is a 2004 Mazda 3 sedan, manual transmission. Seems to be coming from the passenger side. Doesn't happen when I rev the engine in neutral. Any ideas? Seems to happen from 2.5 to 3k rpms. Goes away when above 3k rpms.
  2. HELP 04 2.0 Sputtering - lack of power - Catalytic Converter?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Mazda 3 with a 2.0. Approx. 3 months ago it would not start. It turned over but wouldn't fire. I replaced the fuel pump and it started right up and ran fine for 3 days. Then it left my son stranded about 3 miles from the house where he said it just wouldn't go and died. I...
  3. sputtering at idle or when coming to a stop

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    hey everyone, I have a 2009 Mazda3 with only 47k miles on it. The car had started to sputter so I figured that after 5 years it would be a good time to change the plugs. I replaced them with NGK Laser Iridium Spark Plug which are already gapped. I do regular oil changes and the air filter was...
  4. need help asap!! -- violent sputtering

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I have an 05 hatch. Non turbo 3. While accelerating, the car very violently jerky back and forth. More in the lower gears. I'm afraid to even drive it because I don't want to do any damage. It feels serious Brand new spark plugs. Coil packs are good. I'm not showing any codes
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