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Dan, ASE Certified Technician
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Trying to take off my intake manifold of my mazda 3 2013 and

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trying to take off my intake manifold of my mazda 3 2013 and having difficulties
JA: What is the model of your '13 Mazda?
Customer: not the skyactive one I think 2.0
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've taken off the top two bolts, two on the side that are all 10mm I cant find the one at the bottom and my 10mm isn't grabbing the one in the center I reached out to my dealership and they swear up and down the one in the center is 10mm
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: that's it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, thanks. I cant seem to figure out the size of the center bolt in the manifold or find the bottom one.
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Is there a bracket on the bottom that is holding it on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I cannot see
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Here is a pic of the intake.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

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