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Mazda Dealerships / Re: Norton Way Mazda - Letchworth. Not to be trusted
« Last Post by V 249 on March 18, 2018, 02:57:57 pm »
Seems odd that Mazda UK did not take this up when you complained. They tend to get involved as part of
their check on the dealership performance.
Mazda Dealerships / Re: Norton Way Mazda - Letchworth. Not to be trusted
« Last Post by gteps17 on March 18, 2018, 12:30:11 pm »
Hi 678hug, sorry to hear that sort of feedback about the Norton Way Mazda dealers, I recently purchased a used Mazda 6 2.2d from them, I'm a former vehicle engineer so I will be keeping a close eye on any work carried out by them.

I have to say that if I had the first experience you had with shoddy workmanship and found items charged for that I hadn't had fitted I would have taken stronger action and I would never have given them a second chance.
Steering/Suspension/Brakes / Re: Rear brakes advice
« Last Post by apav on March 14, 2018, 01:57:35 pm »
Erm, it is me again for the same problem!

I got the rear right caliper burning on Sunday. The other one brakes very little. So upset the previous so called repair did not even last one year.

As I started the previous repair on 15/3, I was motivated to get it checked. I went to another garage yesterday and he suggested to check the car today.

I am just back from garage.

Both calipers are seized, again. That clearly should have happened within one year.

The suggestion from the garage is to release everything, lubricate and put it back together but also to replace the handbrake cable because it is stretched.

He wants £220 for everything. From that, the cable costs £120.

It sounds too much money, on top of the £370 already paid.

I am back on the office to check whether there is a cheaper cable. He says that he only buys good quality.

I have seen the Euro Car Parts van over there and so the cable costs £17.49 and £95.99 minus the usual discounts but the rear cable is not available to order.

It is a Pagid item. The same thing over the sister Car Parts for Less, costs £11.34 and £64.56 with the same availability.

So basically his £120 for the cable is more or less what he can resell it.

I have to fix that even though I may move away soon and have the option to repair it to a trusted garage.

But as it stands, I do not want to cause more damage, I cannot find the parts online to buy them cheaper and the car is waiting with him.

If he does all that and I get a note to post to the old garage, I may get some of my money back within warranty. I doubt that but I am the optimistic kind of person.

The old garage in the letters we exchanged, wanted a review from another garage. So that works fine but still it is a very grey area.

I am going to have another chat with the garage and decide.

I am not really sure whether I miss something.
Troubleshooting / Re: DPF Problems
« Last Post by apav on March 13, 2018, 07:53:06 am »
Here is the first code:

Here is the second code:

This second one says it may be malfunction of PCM.

Is the car stock? If you bought it used, the previous owners may have played around it both mechanically and electronically.
General Discussion / Re: 3 child seats in the back
« Last Post by apav on March 13, 2018, 07:45:56 am »
You may need to buy different seats but this guy says that it is possible:

He refers to the sedan version.

If you can borrow a seat, you will be able to make the test.

Over here they suggest Halfords:

Maybe if you go there and ask them to test that configuration, you may manage to find out what is going. Even the dealer could do that.
General Discussion / MOVED: Discussions about DPF
« Last Post by Willpower on March 12, 2018, 11:15:59 pm »
Troubleshooting / DPF Problems
« Last Post by phantom mazda 6 on March 12, 2018, 10:39:57 pm »
hi people, my dpf light is flashing randomly but also brings up 2 codes p0154 and c1119, the front oxygen sensor and lambda sensors have been changed and a forced re gen twice, and still the se codes come up, i know the p0154 is bank 1 sensor 1 oxygen sensor and the second is traction control /Reduction Inhibit Line , but on a live stream from speed sensors and everything else there is nothing, could this be a software fault? please help, btw its a mazda 6 2.0 diesel 2007
General Discussion / Re: 3 child seats in the back
« Last Post by Cee-Jay-Cee on March 12, 2018, 05:35:34 pm »
Seriously doubt you'll have the space. I have a 2010 hatch and while your car is the newer model, there wont be much difference in the rear seat size/width. My two girls (5yrs and 7yrs) are in high back boosters and its a very tight squeeze to even get a booster (base only) when we have cousins/friend onboard so I don't see how you will manage a rear facing baby seat which are generally wider again.

It may be time to consider something slightly bigger.
General Discussion / 3 child seats in the back
« Last Post by Danrowe406 on March 12, 2018, 12:11:02 pm »
Hi All,

My wife and I have just found out that we are expecting our 3rd child!!
Does anybody here have any experience of fitting 3 child seats across the back row. If so what combination of seats did you use and in which order?
(I would need to fit a group 0 and two group 3 seats so, one will need to be rear facing)

I have a 2014 estate which we have owned from new. We both love it and would really rather not have to get rid of it.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

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