Mazda

Mazda repair questions? Ask mechanics for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I was looking at your post about p1525 code and p1540 for…

Customer Question
I was looking at your...
I was looking at your post about p1525 code and p1540 for mazda millennia and you were recommending replacing ABV Vent Solenoid. Should I replace ABV Vacuum Solenoid as well?
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Mazda
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
1/17/2018
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
Todd M
Todd M, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 1,826
Experience: Technician at Montgomery Motors
Verified

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. You are correct. The issue that you are having is going to be due to either the vent or vacuum solenoid. To cover the issue completely, you can replace both, but it is not necessary. You will need to test and inspect these components to be able to determine the cause and which to replace. Here, I am attaching code and vehicle specific information for the codes that you have provided, which includes testing. I have also included specific testing for each component. The vent solenoid is the likely cause.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

The air bypass valve itself may also be the issue. You need to have the testing information provided performed and you will be able to pinpoint the cause. Here, i am attaching the only OE information on parts that is available.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

If you require more information on this issue and/or are not satisfied, let me know, please, and I will attempt to assist you further on this. I hope this information points you in the right direction. If you have any further questions or concerns on this issue, feel free to ask. If you are satisfied, and have found this information helpful, a positive rating would be greatly appreciated and necessary in order for experts to receive credit for answers provided. Thank you.

A positive rating does not close the session. We will still be able to communicate, and I will still continue to assist you with this issue as needed.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Do you have a diagram where these solenoids are located? I can see few of them but I’m not sure which one is which.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I can see few solenoids (bottom picture) around EGR/firewall area but I do not know which one is Vacuum and Vent. And you have mentioned checking CAC as well. I need to know their exact location so I do not make mistakes when checking those and buying if needed.
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

I have requested this information, since Mazda has not provided this. If you can wait until the morning for this information, I will relay it to you then. If not, I will opt out of the question and open it up to others.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

The only picture that is doing justice is the second to last. The vent valve is the component at the top of this picture.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

You can also see this component at the right hand side of the first pic and the top of the third.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

Here is the location information that you have requested. This is all of the OE information that mazda offers for the location of these components.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you. Can you please provide me with part number for Vent and Vacuum Solenoids?
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

Here is the part that you are looking for...

Part #: 911-707

The ABV part number is ***** the attachment labeled parts and labor.

For any other part number, you will have to contact the dealer.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

Just as a reminder, please, do not forget to rate the service. Thanks again.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Can you please confirm what #911-707 is for? I was asking for two solenoids.
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

It is for the vacuum valve. This is a part # from autozone as the OE part numbers are not listed and you will have to contact the dealer for additional part number information.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
That makes no sense. This is EGR not ABV
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I’m out
Mazda Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

I will opt out because you are not listening. Have a great day. You are welcome for the free information.

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Todd M Your Own Question
Todd M
Todd M
Todd M, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 1,826
1,826 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Technician at Montgomery Motors

Todd M is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Drew

Drew

Super Mazda Tech.

2,188 satisfied customers

19 yrs. experience. Mazda Senior Certified Tech, with Ford, Linc. & Merc. experience. ASE L1 Advanced Certified Master Tech.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

867 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

mazdamaster577

mazdamaster577

Master Technician

691 satisfied customers

mazda master/shop foreman for 15 years.

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

457 satisfied customers

15+Years

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Mazda Tech -

399 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Mazda Diagnostics

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mazda Mechanic

273 satisfied customers

17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.

Mazda Ed

Mazda Ed

ASE Certified Technician

264 satisfied customers

ASE Certified Mazda Master Technician

< Previous | Next >

Related Mazda Questions
I just replaced rear rotors, pads and calipers on a 2000
I just replaced rear rotors, pads and calipers on a 2000 Mazda 626 Es , 2.5 liter non ABS brake car . Everything was working fine before i replaced stuff . front brakes still work fine . but i cant ge… read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,278 satisfied customers
Black screen on NAV. only warning about looking before
black screen on NAV. only warning about looking before backing up shows. … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
2013 Mazda cx- 9 bleeding brakes changed master and booster
2013 Mazda cx- 9 bleeding brakes changed master and booster now it in limp mode and suggestions… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
It starts just fine. If you let it idle it dies when it
It starts just fine. If you let it idle it dies when it reaches operating temp on the gauge. About 10 mins. Then it will crank but won't start again till it gets back to cold. about at least an hour. … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
867 satisfied customers
I think there might be a problem with the security system. I
I think there might be a problem with the security system. I put the key in band the dash lights up but it wont turn over. … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
867 satisfied customers
I just had my engine diagnosed that oxygen sensor no
I just had my engine diagnosed that oxygen sensor no detection … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
2,596 satisfied customers
P0401 code on 07 CX7. A couple times have flickering of
P0401 code on 07 CX7. A couple times have flickering of power off while driving. … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Mazda Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
399 satisfied customers
I hear a very bad sound, also i have a code p0300. No I
Hi I hear a very bad sound , also i have a code p0300 … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
06 Mazda B4000 4.0l sohc Engine is pulled. Can I get the
06 Mazda B4000 4.0l sohc Engine is pulled. Can I get the procedure for R/R engine oil pump?… read more
fordguy4u
fordguy4u
Automotive Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
70 satisfied customers
What if the rod doesnt move after a gravity bleed and then a
Hey Randal, what if the slave rod doesnt move after a gravity bleed and then a bleed? Please dont say master because ive replaced that bugger twice in 6 months… read more
indy-tech
indy-tech
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
My 2005 tribute's windows aren't working except for the
Hello! My 2005 tribute's windows aren't working except for the driver's side and the sun roof. No noise at all when pushing button and none of the doors buttons work either … read more
TIM MOHR
TIM MOHR
SHOP OWNER
Master's Degree
8,037 satisfied customers
Mazda 6, 2010 odometer not working, speed meter not working.
Mazda 6, 2010 odometer not working, speed meter not working … read more
indy-tech
indy-tech
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
It started running rough and kind of jumping at a traffic
It started running rough and kind of jumping at a traffic light and the next day it cranked but would not start and after 4 times all the lights go on but nothing happens when you turn the key … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
I have a 2010 mazda 3 with airbag light flashing 49. Can you
I have a 2010 mazda 3 with airbag light flashing 49. Can you please tell me what this code is for as well as are there possible easy fixes - Thanks … read more
indy-tech
indy-tech
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
Misfire code 300.& 301 I'm on hwy. Can I drive a few more
Misfire code 300.& 301 I'm on hwy. Can I drive a few more hours … read more
Edward Clayton
Edward Clayton
Associate Degree
1,033 satisfied customers
What could be done to have our mazda atenza riding like a
What could be done to have our mazda atenza riding like a car instead of square wheeled truck? Tim … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
5 satisfied customers
Dies when putting in reverse. 2007 Mazda 3. Cat converter
Cat converter cam sensor spark plugs trying to fix myself … read more
HDGENE
HDGENE
Master Technician/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
2,835 satisfied customers
2001 Protégé Idle Issue Week ago purchased 2001 Mazda
2001 Protégé Idle IssueWeek ago purchased 2001 Mazda Protégé 1.6L (DX) , got this for my ex daughter in law becaue she doesn't have car and my wife has to drive her and the kids around. Big hassle. OD… read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
5 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x