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    Tips/Tricks to replace rear camber arm?

    Well here I am again. Replacing rear upper control arms and other rear end links. Still fighting with that same ignorant bolt. Yes the one I cut down. I guess I should have hacked it down a few MM shorter then I did. Cursing what ever engineering geniuses that had them weld the exhaust...
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    Transmission problems 2008 Mazda5

    Is there a follow up on your TCM issue...What happened?
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    What are the three electrical connectors to the Mazda5 Transmission?

    Thank you , When I pulled the Trans, I don't remember disconnecting anything there, and it's soiled as if it hadn't had a connector protecting it. But from the top it looks like a plug in. Lots of complexity to be just a "Hole Cover". Got to love FMC (Toyo Kogyo ) LOL Still trying to find...
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    What are the three electrical connectors to the Mazda5 Transmission?

    Does anyone know what the three electrical connectors to the Transmission are? Neutral switch and Clutch position make sense. There is a third open plug on the top firewall side it has a black plastic molded tower shape. No Idea if it needs to be plugged into something. Did a clutch...
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    Power steering dying?

    Check the Plastic fender liners for signs of rubbing. Mine shifted on its one passenger side front and made weird intermittent noises for months before I figured it out.
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    key blank ?

    Did fine on E-Bay a few years ago. But you require two Chipped keys to program. There are instructions all over the net and on these forums as well. Good Luck
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    Illuminated A/C Controls - is this normal?

    I think that would be right then three orange ones for "on indication"
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    Illuminated A/C Controls - is this normal?

    Just installed the three of them. First one worked so well I replaced the two that weren't burned out. Just is case you try this make sure you have illumination before reassembly, as getting them seated in the sockets is a bit of a pain. The short length doesn't seem to effect how they work...
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    2007 Mazda5 Shut off after going through big flood under railroad Bridge

    Few years ago we had a flooded road, thought I could get my 07 5 to higher ground. Water was still below the sills. Car stopped dead. Good news no water in the oil. Bad news: all the oil was in the water. Pushed #2 connecting rod through the front of the case! Replacement engine has been just...
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    2007 Mazda5 Shut off after going through big flood under railroad Bridge

    Few years ago we had a flooded road, thought I could get my 07 5 to higher ground. Water was still below the sills. Car stopped dead. Good news no water in the oil. Bad news: all the oil was in the water. Pushed #2 connecting rod through the front of the case! Replacement engine has been...
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    Illuminated A/C Controls - is this normal?

    Stealership is asking about $7.oo US dollars for these tiny incadecent bulbs. Mazda part# is CC5161C95 But they do seem to last along time. They are a T3 Socket 10MM di base. on a long stalk maybe 25MM tall. Green 12v incandecent bulb not a LED. One might be able to get a 12v LED to work...
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    Mazda5 Gotchas/Concerns, etc

    06 have issues with tailgates, cracking and sticking sunroofs. The sun roof that opens to the outside (Mid year replacment) same as 07 and later are fine. Good luck. Oh and the weird rear tire ware which is an easy fix, is also as issue in 06, 07 and 08s.
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    Aftermarket GPS installation

    http://www.mazdas247.com/forum/showthread.php?123798121-2008-2010-GPS-NAV-Aftermarket&highlight= I posted info on the unit I put in my 07. And the backup camera install. You sould be pretty happy with it. the steering wheel controls use a standard CANBUS wireless conection, thats should...
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    New Mazda 5 owner from Canada

    Have had my 2007 for 6 years. Lots of milage, over 100 km per day. Never a leak form the sunroof. the 2006 had tailgait issues (cracking at the hinges and half of them had a different sunroof that was prone to jamming open. All long gone issues now!! Enjoy years of trouble free...
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    key fob replacement (switchblade) for Mazda 5 2006 touring (canada)?

    Been fine for my 2007 have bought two. They have been working for years. The programing prceedure took me a couple trys. I have a key on the outside of the car that only opens the Door. Purposly not programed. Then one hidden on the inside that is ignition programed. Knowing me, if I...
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    Water leaking from the bottom of the car?

    Yes you are in a humid climate so I'm sure it would occur frequently. I'm in Medicine Hat, technicaly a dessert, and mine leaves water on the right side all the time, and yes the AC is used in the Defrost. Nothing to worry about at all. :-)
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    Front License Plate Holder

    For most vehicles these are a dealer installed Item as not everywhere requires front plates.
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    Front License Plate Holder

    Duck tape duck tape fixes everything.