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    If a Valve steam seal fails can intake boost get in to the crankcase?

    That all makes sense. Trying to find a manual atm, hard to find, there must be some where you can pay for that info from Mazda.
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    If a Valve steam seal fails can intake boost get in to the crankcase?

    Hi Trav, so It is possible for this to happen, I'm asking if the valve stem seals are the seal that stop intake pressure going into the cam area (OHC) or is there another seal that stops that. That's odd you think there is exhaust pressure and you don't want them gases coming into the oil, but...
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    If a Valve steam seal fails can intake boost get in to the crankcase?

    Hi all, My Mazda 3 1.6 diesel (DV6C). It has always had a bit of oil leak on start up, I have put this down to higher mileage valve stem seals (245000km ~153000miles). There is no noticeable movement on the dip stick and only last for the normal 10-20 sec on start up and then clear as day...
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    12 month Interval on oil ?

    This is a 4zz-fe 1.4 petrol driven 3k trips around town oil did 4750 not 87500, over 8 months. the owner manual states under this condition the OCL is 6000km or 6 months. The oil had not broken down but the oil contented too much petrol and had brought it out of spec. The car is started 4 days a...
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    How to tell what engine mount is gone.

    Sorry about be I went around and took pictures of them decide to take out the back one as I could really see it. I just saw the number 1 from underneth and it look ok worn but ok but when you filp it over you can see where the metal has been hit each other. I agree with brages it is normally...
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    How to tell what engine mount is gone.

    yea I get the logic and I will see how bad in comparison there are. Thanks lubener I will try that if I the other ways cant find it as Il have put it all back together for that.
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    How to tell what engine mount is gone.

    I'm going to try these method as when he brakes sharply is when i get the thud.[1] and these also [2] [1] <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIRTO3hHkqw" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr>www.youtube.com/<wbr>watch?v=bIRTO3hHkqw</a> [2] <a...
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    How to tell what engine mount is gone.

    Yea its the mazda, I have been looking up at the reports of mazda motor/trans mount and they are broke like in two pieces or have big rip. I will upload more pic in an hour just going at it now. but i think its the fuild mount as i cant see any tears but il have a go lighty jack each side and...
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    How to tell what engine mount is gone.

    This is a manual transmission is this still possible to do.
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    How to tell what engine mount is gone.

    Hi all, I'm trying to figure out what if any gearbox or engine mount is gone. They seem fine when driving in gear through the rev range. It bangs quite a bit when starting and turning off, a lot more the I'm used to first diesel car but i have driven other diesel and haven't felt it like this...
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    Mazda FL22 Coolant / antifrezze Q's

    He said they wouldn't for such a small order, I dont need it anyway anytime in the near future so, meh. yea i probably could of got it there if want to I just wanted to know where I could get it when I do need it.
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    Mazda 3 1.6 DV6C UOA Low TBN Qeustion

    Ah that's cool to know. Its crazy to see how many car markers are using this engine now. The Toyota Proace is even using it, hopefully that means it a good engine and lots of cheap parts. Thanks for all your help Jetronic.
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    Mazda 3 1.6 DV6C UOA Low TBN Qeustion

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Jetronic</div><div class="ubbcode-body">all I can think of is you have a bigger sump... Did an oil change on a recent mitsubishi ASX with a 1.6 dv engine last week and it took 3.9 litres.</div></div> Was that older...
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    Please Read: BITOG forums migrating to Xenforo

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by JeffKeryk</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Thanks for all your hard work. As an old IT guy, I know how much work goes on behind the scenes to keep applications afloat. Upgrades are a bear, but are necessary. Again, well...
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    Which oil is better out of these

    I'd think the GTX is best for your application. my logic is that you want the right hot viscosity if your not heating the oil more then normal towing if your manual has not state that is inside normal use. because it is CH-4 which is backwards compatible with CE " CH-4 oils are superior in...
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