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I have been told that the compressing is gone in cylinder 4

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hi. I have been told...
hi. I have been told that the compressing is gone in cylinder 4 of my 2007 mazda5. It will cost circa €1000 to repair but the car has 280000 km done and it is not worth repairing. thoughts?
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda5 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: gosh no, this is what the garage told me
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no, i just happened by here.
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Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago
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Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

so how is the rest of the car? do you feel like you have maintained it well and it will last ?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
no not really. it failed emissions test in its last NCT and it cost €600 for a temporary fix that the garage said will not get it through the next nct. I can already smell the burnt cabbage smell from the cat converter at times, and the oil light comes on quite frequently. i am prepared to upgrade, i was just curious if this would be expected or worth fixing
Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

with that information in mind I would not repair it, if you do get something else what did you have in mind?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
i was looking at a mazda 3 diesel, 2016 year for €22000
Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

oh niiiiiice im a huge mazda fan, you should be very happy with that selection

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