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Have an 03 mazda 6 v6. Started to smoke whem under strain…

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Have an 03 mazda 6...
Have an 03 mazda 6 v6. Started to smoke whem under strain and upon starting. Oilleak on front of engine. Lost power and stalled. Light knocking before stalling. After 20 minutes started again and wemt for 3 miles before losing power and stalling.
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Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago
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Whats was the oil level in the engine after it stalled?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Just at the minimum mark
Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

I would pull the plugs and turn it over by hand and listen for any issues in the engine

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
It was also blwing air out of the h0se coming out of the front valve cover to the air intake and had oil pooling on the the two central valve cover bolts between the front spark plugs on the same valve cover
Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

sounds like you may have a timing chain issue, I would try turn it over by hand to see if you can hear any internal issues

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Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

hows it coming?

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