Recent content by Voodooman777

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    CX-5 Snow tire center caps?

    Sorry I took so long to get back to you, Jnclem. I live in Canada so I ordered from from the link below. I see they went up in price quite a bit, I'm pretty sure I paid under $60.
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    CX-5 Snow tire center caps?

    I was in the same situation as you mentioned, couldn't find a center hub cover to fit. I hated how other cars looked with the rusted spindle nuts. My solution was to buy a set of hub caps from Amazon for about $50. They not only keep salt away from critical components but also look good. The...
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    2017~2021 2018 Rear Brake Adjustment

    My 2018 CX5 GT only has about 7,000 Km on it and is 1 1/2 years old. I take it in for an oil change every 6 months. At the last oil change my Mazda service manager told me that the rear brakes need adjusting so that they do not drag. I told him that I did not have time for that service now and...
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    Fuel pump replacement?

    I would not buy an item as critical as a fuel pump from AliExpress. I've ordered a lot of stuff from them and most of it is knockoff junk. For a fuel pump you should stick with a reputable dealer and buy only OEM. I'm thinking of reliability and safety.
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    2016-2018 Active Grille Shutters

    Check out this video for an active shudder explanation
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    2017~2021 Best Winter Tires for the CX-5?

    I have a 2018 CX-5 GT which has 225/55-19" summer tires. When I bought the car new last winter, Mazda had a sales promotion which included a winter tire package. The winter tires Mazda supplied were 225/65-17". Since they have a higher sidewall, they have the same diameter as the 19" tires...
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    2018 CX-5 GT Chrome Trim Question

    Thanks for the info sm1ke.
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    2018 CX-5 GT Chrome Trim Question

    Can someone please tell me what material the chrome trim that runs under the side windows is made out of? Is it chromed metal, or chromed plastic? The reason I'm asking is because although the car is less than one year old, I've noticed some tiny rust specks on the side trim. I've also checked...
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    Which parts of the interior are leather

    I have the 2018 CX-5 GT which has the leather interior. Now that it is spring, I would like to clean and protect the interior. I will be using leather conditioner and vinyl cleaner. My problem is, everything looks the same to me. I know the shift knob, steering wheel and seats are leather, but...
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    Heated seats & heated steering wheel reset after restart

    When starting my car, both the steering wheel and seat heating setting remain the same as when the car was shut off. 2018 GX-5 GT
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    2018 CX-5 Low Speed Transmission Hesitation/Jerk/Lurch

    My 2018 GT does the same thing, jerking on acceleration coming out of a sharp corner. The torque converter locking up mentioned here seems to make sense because it doesn't really feel like a gear change when it happens.
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    New CX-5 GS vibration issue

    I had the same vibration problem with my 2018 CX-5 GT and it turned out to be the rear engine mount. Mazda is fully aware of this issue. I live in Northern Ontario and when the temperature dropped below -25C the liquid filled motor mounts would freeze. Took the vehicle to the service center...
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    2019 Floor Mats?

    The CX-5 comes with a floor mounted gas pedal. This presents a real problem in my car. Since my weathertech floor lines have a cutout around the pedal, I find that snow and ice continuously get behind the pedal in this cutout area and when the snow melts, the water runs under the liner and soaks...
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    Is your 2017 - 2018 cx-5 running rough on cold days, check your engine mounts

    It turned extremely cold (-31C) here a week ago and my 2018 CX-5 GT started running extremely rough during startup and acceleration. I discussed this issue with a few people who had the same problem on another Mazda forum. Here is a copy and paste of my final reply on that forum... They...
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    How long should the windscreen take to demist?

    This is my first winter with my 2018 GT. It is the worst vehicle as far as demisting goes. With the blower on a medium setting it only clears a very small section in the middle dash area, and on high it takes the engine forever to warm up. I live in Canada and with -18C this morning I finally...