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2012 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport 4dr Sedan Man

2012 Mazda MAZDA3
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
25 (Est) mpg city / 33 (Est) mpg hwy
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March 27, 2012, 2:49 pm

Alexandra I

Question: Ideling/Shaking Issues

I have 2004 mazda 3. Within the past year when I turn my car on the engine sounds like it's having a rough time running and is extra loud. Then when I am sitting at a stop light and just ideling it shakes and almost feels like it is going to die. I would like to be able to go to the mechanics and let the know whats going on with my car, that way they don't have to dig for an issue and charge me an arm and a leg.

March 28, 2012, 10:23 pm

Richard W
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They are going to do there own diagnoses on the car no mater what you tell them. I can give you some things that it could be. But they will still have to be tested by a shop. First thing I would have checked is your tune up for the shakeing. On the noise I would have to hear it to give you any idea of what it would be. So they will have to hear the noise to find it.

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