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Experience:  I have been rebuilding automatic transmissions for 25 years
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I have a 2013 Mazda 3 with a 6 speed manual. I need a clutch

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I have a 2013 Mazda 3 with a 6 speed manual. I need a clutch and ordered the recommended Luk 10-066 kit. This was not correct. My question is how do I know what transmission I have? I called the dealer with my vin number and was told it is a "t9 6 speed" . There is nothing I can find to tell me what exactly I have. Please help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Transmissions
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
much for answers.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

you should have the g66m-r transmission..

i will give you the oempart# ***** the clutch you need

Parts InformationOEM Part #Price




Pressure Plate


Labor InformationSkill LevelMfg. WarrantyStandard



Includes: R & I Transaxle.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
That's great but 2 things. No info I see anywhere tells me the diameter of the clutch or the amount of teeth. Also I don't want Mazda's oem part. My clutch failed at 44,000 miles with moderate driving. I would like a known manufacture or at the very least something Mazda upgraded. 44,000 more miles and I am doing this again? Thank you for the removal manual but I have that. Transmission is on the ground now. I already bought 1 aftermarket clutch and found it was wrong for my car. Hence the apprehension. Can you provide more info or specs?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.


i dont have the exact size or the # ***** teeth,but,,luk should be able to cross the oem part # ***** their # ***** give you the right one


Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Then how do you know know it's a g66m-r? This year and model also shows a c66m-r and a26m-r transmissions. All 6 speeds. More info is needed for me to know that is my transmission. Where to look on transmission for helpful numbers would be appreciated to because none match any of these. That's why I am confused. Thanks
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

the clutch# ***** gave you is the only one offered for your year model

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Then it will not be correct. Luk only offered 1 for my year and model. That is why I want to KNOW how to tell what I have by vin number or matching transmission numbers with SOMETHING that gives me specs. Like diameter or number of teeth. Mazda put and used more than 1 transmission in the Mazda 3 line during that year for some reason. Thanks.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Can you offer any more information on why the the g66m-r?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

i dont have a Number...please stand by,i will opt out,perhaps one of the other guys will have this info,,someone will be right with you

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you