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    2.3 Miller Cycle -- Lysholm oil seal failure

    Well, my '02 Millenia S is about to pass the 500 miles mark since the complete rebuild -- so far so good. I'll do a post-rebuild oil and filter change this weekend and in a week or two take her to the smog mechanic to make sure she's burning as clean as she smells. This forum and a couple...
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    2.3 Miller Cycle -- Lysholm oil seal failure

    Many thanks for the detailed post with plenty of close-up pics. I'm just finishing a rebuild of my 2002 Millenia S (89K miles) which has all the symptoms of leaking supercharger bearings. To confirm what you already know, my supercharger is almost silent and the boost pressure is perfect, so...
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    New member, not new to Mazdas

    Hi to everyone on the forum! It was back in about 1998 that I rented an MPV to take five adults and our luggage on a 1200 mile weekend trip to Southern California. I wasn't expecting much given the load she was carrying, but that MPV surprised me by hauling us all up and down the grapevine...
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    2000 Millenia S 2.3L Owner: Tensioner Pulley questions

    Having just pulled apart the right-side tensioner of a 2002 Millenia S, I can say it definitely does look like just a standard bearing in there. If you're handy with a wrench and willing to risk a little time and a few dollars, the tensioners are pretty easy to yank off from a car at your...