Mazda

Mazda repair questions? Ask mechanics for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Lots of things but for advice dont have money right now. The…

Customer Question
Lots of things but...

Lots of things but for advice dont have money right now. The door to both passenger and driver side wont open from inside so i have to roll the window to open from lever on outside. My horn quit working right after i got the car. The airbag light goes on and off never stops now. Also my windshield wiper fluid no longer sprays out even though full.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is anything interfering with the seatbelt latch?

I need to know what kind of fuses i should get.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mazda?

The driver seat belt latch is having issues

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Mazda?

It wont click into place without repeat hits

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

Its 2012 mazda 3 Skyactive

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Hmmm...its riding a bit rough at 60mph engine gets louder then i remember

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Mazda
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Answered in 4 hours by:
3/8/2018
Mazda Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose), Technician
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 51,122
Experience: 16 years of experience
Verified

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka-Moose).

  • THE TIME I AM ONLINE, 7 days a week normally online around midday and then late evening until early morning.
  • PHONE CALLS are automatically offered by the website normally after my first reply. I complete calls where I feel it is a benefit.
  • UPLOADED LINKS I SEND, if I upload dropbox links, they will open on a home PC, often they fail on a work PC, on a phone use the box on the top right of your phone screen for direct download.

You mentioned you have no money, are you saying you can not pay for help?

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I paid for the help and didn't get an answer to my questions?! I did have the funds for the 5.00 deposit I was told I was paying. I'm not sure how I ended up paying 15.00 for no real answer to my questions.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No, I'm not paying more to talk on the phone. I have paid 15.00 for some answers. I don't need a step by step. I'm at work not at my car to do anything with it. I just need instructions and advise on each question I asked. If I can't get any answers to my initial questions that was forwarded out to you then I do need a refund please.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I will at a later time since I'm 3rd shift work on my days off to find a way to follow the advice I'm provided to fix my car issues. If the answers can't be left here I will ask kindly for a refund. I am the only one working to care for my kids my husband is jobless right now and can't afford for my money to be wasted.
Mazda Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago

Front doors, when pulling the handle outside does the tension feel normal? Can you visibly see the lock working and it is in cat unlocked? Can you remove the door trim panels to do repairs?

Does the horn work with the key fob panic button? Do you have a test light or volt meter to do some electrical testing?

Is the airbag light flashing out a sequence which are numbers? If not do you have a scan tool to see which codes are stored?

If you remove the washer fluid hose before the nozzles, will it spray?

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
It opens from the outside normal I don't feel any irregular tension.The inside of the door won't open on both doors. I've never opened a door panel. I'm sure I can figure it out. Any tool suggestions and where to start on the door to look to look inside the door panel. It seems like something just came loose inside I would imagine. It locks and unlocks fine. When rolling windows down it catches on something with the front windows. My remote bat is dead It didn't honk at all before bat died in remote keyfob. I was thinking that it could be a fuse issue perhaps with the horn? The horn stopped working right after I got the car and it worked when I bought it at the dealership. I don't have a test light or volt meter. I can go to a parts store and see if they can do some electrical testing and check the codes. the airbag light comes on out of sequence, there don't seem to be numbers involved with the aribag issue. Can you explain what you mean by numbers would that be determined by a scan? How do I remove the washer fluid hose to test it? Also the driver's buckle sticks and it seems really hard to clip the seatbelt into the belt clip that also seems like its sticking.
Mazda Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago

Can I get your vin# ***** get you the correct files?

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
im getting ready for work and will get it to you when I get to my car.
Mazda Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 1 month ago

OKay

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Drew Your Own Question
Drew
Drew
Drew, Super Mazda Tech.
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 2,188
2,188 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 19 yrs. experience. Mazda Senior Certified Tech, with Ford, Linc. & Merc. experience. ASE L1 Advanced Certified Master Tech.

Drew 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

51,122 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
It's a 2000 Mazda MX, and recently it has begun shaking
It's a 2000 Mazda MX, and recently it has begun shaking violently for no apparent reason when we are gong for groceries or whatever. We pull over and turn it off. When it is turned on again, it either… read more
Anthony P.
Anthony P.
high school
27 satisfied customers
Mazda won't start. Turn the key and I get clicking noise,
Turn the key and I get clicking noise, lights flashing Yes, battery is great and installed a new starter aswell … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
I have MRCC INSPECATION REQUIRED. How to fix this problem in
I have MRCC INSPECATION REQUIRED JA: What is the model/year of your Mazda? Customer: How to fix this problem in MRCC JA: What year is your Mazda? Customer: Mazda 6 2014 full JA: Are you fixing your Ma… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
I cannot get the ignition coil off. I need to replace the
Yes. I already know the ignition coil needs replaced I am just having a problem getting the old one out. … read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
A red light with a key in the middle light is on. It a red
it a red light shape like a car with a key in the middle in it is on … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
I notice coolant on the ground after stopping after 1/2 hour
Hello, I notice coolant on the ground after stopping after 1/2 hour drive on my morning dropping everyone to work then after lunch on the way home my car over heated and steam was coming from under th… read more
kalamykid
kalamykid
Pactor automotive
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
97 satisfied customers
I was reading the question regarding air bag light flashing
I was reading the question regarding air bag light flashing and then staying on. I didn't see that he posted an answer on how to fix it. … read more
Randall
Randall
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
69 satisfied customers
2009 Mazda 5 alternator not charging. I've re[placed the
2009 Mazda 5 alternator not charging . I've re[placed the battery and took an alternator out of my 2007 mazda 3. I had to change the connector on the alternator because the connect on the mazda 3 was … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
51,122 satisfied customers
She parked is Friday and now it won't click or anything.
She parked is Friday and now it won't click or anything. Battery has 13 volts. And new battery in key bob … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
There's a hold sign flashing on my dashboard when im driving
hey, there's a hold sign flashing on my dashboard when im driving it with the cold temperature engine, but it disappeared when the engine temperature is normal.... i have changed temperature sensor, t… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
I have a mazda 6, sedan 2014 year. Since 3 weeks ago, the
Hi, i have a mazda 6, sedan 2014 year. Since 3 weeks ago, the warning light (red triangle) is staying on and the i-stop light turns orange. The vehicule operate normally without i-stop. After several … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
My '05 Tribute (127K miles) had been running fine. But last
Good morning. My '05 Tribute (127K miles) had been running fine. But last time it ran I shut it off when I parked and 4 hours or so later when I tried to crank it it barely ran at all. I checked the c… read more
fordguy4u
fordguy4u
Automotive Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
70 satisfied customers
Bought it friday and Sunday anti theft light started
Bought it friday and Sunday anti theft light started blinking and shut it down completely, and few minutes later the dash meters started going haywire … read more
Peter Bagley
Peter Bagley
master technition
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
1,161 satisfied customers
Battery light came on and ac stop blowing cold. Tested the
Tested the battery just now and alternator should be fine, I brought both 3 months ago … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
My air conditioner just stopped working. I changed the
My air conditioner just stopped working. I changed the heater fuses along with the small ac fuse but still won't blow air, hot or cold. … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
I start my 2002 B400 Mazda truck and will hear 3 sets of 5
I start my 2002 B400 Mazda truck and will hear 3 sets of 5 beeps. Then it stops only to start again after awhile. … read more
fordguy4u
fordguy4u
Automotive Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
70 satisfied customers
I own a mazda 3 sport 2010,and i had a problem when i was
i own a mazda 3 sport 2010,and i had a problem when i was driving yesterday on a freezing rain..there was a lot of struggle from my tires that it created a loud noise..its like came from my tires.. … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
My ambient air sensor was working fine up until a couple
My ambient air sensor was working fine up until a couple days ago, and the other day it started not displaying anything, or reading out as three dashes. … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 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