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Whistle noise from 2005 2.3L mazda 6. Dealer said intake manifold needs replaced.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. wondering why intake manifold needs replaced, and not just gaskets. Is it because manifold is plastic.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue? What size is your engine?

Yes. 2.3L

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Hello, I'm Brandon - Mazda tech.

Yes, noise is coming from the cracked intake manifold. These plastic manifold tends to cracked easier due to vibration and heat.

A leaked intake gasket won't make that whistle noise that you are hearing.

Please rate me positive, thank you. Let me know if you have further questions.

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