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  1. 2004-2009 Mazda3 How-To Guides
    I noticed evidence of a leak during an oil change today. Dabbed it with my finger and, as I suspected, confirmed it is coolant. Went topside for a look and traced the wetness to the thermostat housing. The area is cramped and difficult to photograph. It appears the wetness is forming on the...
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    2012 Mazda 3 Skyactiv. I recently noticed a coolant smell and found coolant dripping from the bottom of the thermostat housing. I had replaced the thermostat about a year and a half ago but this drop just started recently. I replaced the thermostat housing this weekend but the drip is still...
  3. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello all, I just bought a 2008 mazda 3 i Touring with 124,000 miles on it. I just started noticing that my temperature gauge will begin to climb in steady intervals past the half-way point. If I blast the heat I can get it to drop back down to normal operating temperatures. The strange thing...
  4. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    so i went to my mechanic amd he told me i dont have a thermostat under the and my a/c compressor clutch is not kicking in therefore, i have no cold a/c. my question: is it really important to have the thermostat imstalled or does it not matter. and will not having it cause my compressor to not...
  5. 2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    This may be old news, but I have a 2008 M3 with an NA 2.0. Found that Mazda has chronic problems with thermostats. I don't know the criteria to initiate a recall but this should be one! $62 for the new thermostat + housing (Plastic) beats the heck out of $2K rebuild. Never mind two weekends...
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