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by switchback
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello and Advice
Replies: 11
Views: 920

Re: Hello and Advice

Get the broker price first and see if the dealer can beat it.
by switchback
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Petrol pump clicking off
Replies: 15
Views: 1631

Re: Petrol pump clicking off

I reckon there's still about 80/100 miles left in the tank after you get the low level warning light. dare you to test that :D I ran 50 miles after the light came on and only filled up with 42 litres... Which means you still had about 6 litres left in the tank(for a 2wd car). So 100 miles after the...
by switchback
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Petrol pump clicking off
Replies: 15
Views: 1631

Re: Petrol pump clicking off

I reckon there's still about 80/100 miles left in the tank after you get the low level warning light.
by switchback
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: tank fuel pump failure
Replies: 5
Views: 823

Re: tank fuel pump failure

How short a distance run did you do? I had it a few years ago in a Mazda 5 where I just drove it out of the garage, then back in a while later and next time I went to use the car it wouldn't start. The Mazda recovery man just pushed the accelerator pedal to the floor and wound it over until it start...
by switchback
Tue May 28, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: Forte additive query
Replies: 9
Views: 1353

Re: Forte additive query

Just use good quality fuel and not supermarket stuff.......................Although others will disagree and say it's all the same :lol: .
by switchback
Wed May 01, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: PETROL
Replies: 18
Views: 2442

Re: PETROL

I tried it a few years ago and I got better fuel consumption. When it was around 6p per litre more expensive it made economic sense to use it but now it seems to be between 10 and 12 ppl which is ridiculous so I'd rather sit in a queue for a few minutes rather than be ripped-off by a fuel company.
by switchback
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Rear Fog Lights, Only One Working.
Replies: 9
Views: 1364

Re: Rear Fog Lights, Only One Working.

Strangways wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:13 am
What happens if you are driving on the continent? The fog light will be on the wrong side.
Just swap the connections over and use the redundant one if you're that bothered 8-) .
by switchback
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Electric Parking Brake auto release
Replies: 9
Views: 1490

Re: Electric Parking Brake auto release

DaveG wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:07 pm
I thought the complaint was the handbrake releasing before the clutch was at the biting point.
It was................That's what happens with "auto-hold" but shouldn't happen with the EPB.
by switchback
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: Roof Bars for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Roof Bars for sale

I've just put these on ebay. Genuine Mazda item.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/303127813138
by switchback
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Electric Parking Brake auto release
Replies: 9
Views: 1490

Re: Electric Parking Brake auto release

It should work as Turbo says. No different to a manual handbrake............The steeper the hill needs more revs just the same. On a very steep slope you need to be confident that it will release as the back of the car squats down a fair bit, but if you keep engaging the clutch it will release and t...

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