We look forward to helping everyone with their car repairs and questions, but please take the time to read this sidebar. It's just part of the procedure. The solution is here : Mazda 3 P0753 Possible Solution : Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start. Is this something I can do myself, or are there other possibilities? By actively helping the moderators with this you ensure that the community continues to be a worthwhile and knowledgeable resource for car repairs. And, completely unrelated, I was happy to discover the 5 has a timing chain instead of a belt. Anyway, I stopped a local tranny shop, a one man crew sort of shop and had a chit chat with him about it.
YouTube has many helpful topics. My car has an automatic transmission. Fellow '08 owners want to know :D I have a local source for the manual. I don't recall it in the forum rules either. Attempt to investigate the repair issue on your own. So you're saying you change it every 5000 miles? I'm a young, broke girl who paid way too much for her '08 Mazda 3 with 100k miles. If the fluid smells burnt or abnormal in any way, the mechanic will consider changing the fluid.
If not dealt with, a P0753 trouble code can lead to , , and an overheating transmission, which can lead to further problems with the transmission if left untreated. I was not very impressed Aamco. Most repairs have already been covered multiple times somewhere in great depth that will satisfy your needs. Sometimes it happens from Park to reverse. I got some diagrams will post later of the solenoids, and which are which. Just a comment here that it is really a crapshoot fixing this issue in hindsight. These can range from a faulty spark plug lead, shorted kill switch or flywheel key damage.
Common Symptoms As said earlier, Error Code P0753 triggers the Check Engine light, which is also one of its primary symptoms. . If not dealt with, this error code can lead into more serious problem, such as overheating of the transmission, problems with shifting gears, and increase in fuel consumption. I am a tech at a dealer. The information contained on this site is presented for informational purposes only.
Clear the codes it shifts normal until the light comes on, which is quick. Up to 07 the tcm was part of the pcm. It worked fine for a day or so and then the shifting issue came up. What are the common causes of code P0753? I read this thread probably over a dozen times in the past few weeks trying to diagnose this with my mechanic. I doubt it and I would have likely payed dealer labour prices to muck around. Unless the fluid has wrong electrical insulation spec or incompatible with the insulation material inside the tranny, I'd say this is manufacturing related instead of the fluid you put into the tranny.
Also, how can I tell exactly which transmission I have? Sometime it would happen at night. My friend is having shifting issues in her 2007 mazda 3. Enter the 5 character trouble codes in the search box and submit the search. It is imperative to keep sensor clean of debris before installing to prevent any malfunctions. I honestly can't decipher what the issue here is, some people are saying electrical and others replace the solenoid. This may be the time to bring to a reputable transmission repair facility to diagnose and repair issue with transmission.
Just wanted to say thanks, and document my solution here. Here is a summary of my symptoms this is in hindsight after working on this issue for weeks with my mechanic before taking it to mazda for tcm replacement : 2008 Mazda 5 with 135,000 km I'm in canada. You can have codes read at Auto Zone, Pep Boys, O'Reilly's, etc. The fluid looked like motor oil it was so dark, and the magnet in the bottom of the pan looked like a flower. Might have been the tranny. This step is important in preventing any serious damage to transmission internals.
I bet you Aaron are going to think, 'well duh' on this one ; , but given my symptoms and description they found nothing wrong visibly. Any help is so so much appreciated, I feel way in over my head! If you know where the sensor is, you only have to unclip the old sensor and replace it with a new one. Now when it is stuck in one position you can imagine it would engage the transmission wrong, which means wrong gear or burn up something i. Taking the 5 in today for a tranny rebuild. No problems so far - after having transmission replaced by Mazda 20k miles, I'm ~90k miles now.