Mazda 3 2.0L auto transmission swap to 2.3L, will it fit? - Mazda3 Forums : The #1 Mazda 3 Forum
 1Likes
  • 1 Post By shipo
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-03-2019, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
Bicycle Rider
 
Alexanderdbz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 2
Mazda 3 2.0L auto transmission swap to 2.3L, will it fit?

Hello everyone!
I have a 2008 Mazda 3 2.3L Hatchback, really nice car. My transmission starting to go bad.
I had the TCM rebuilt, but that didn't fix my problem. I found a transmission for about $800 with 155k miles, but I don't wanna spend too much money fixing my car. I love this car and don't wanna let it go.
To make this story short, I can get a transmission from a 2011 Mazda 3 2.0L for about $150 with 130k miles.
Now, can I swap the transmission from the 2011 2.0L to my 08 2.3L? Has any one done something like this before?
I know the engine is different, but what about the tranny? I looked at the transmission of the 2011 and it looks the same as mine. Does anyone know if this swap is possible?
Alexanderdbz is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Super Moderator
 
shipo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Southern New Hampshire
Posts: 1,196
Garage
My understanding is they are different transmissions, and while they may physically bolt up the same way, the 2011 Mazda3 i transmission will not work in your 2008 Mazda3 s.
Alexanderdbz likes this.

2006 Acura TL 6-Speed Manual
2016 Mazda3 s GT 5-Door 6-Speed Manual
shipo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mazda3 Forums : The #1 Mazda 3 Forum > Mazda General Community > Mazda News

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mazda3 Forums : The #1 Mazda 3 Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How To: Mazda/Ford 2.5L Swap mazdat02 Powertrain 2004-2009 Mazda3 304 11-17-2019 05:05 AM
Just completed 2.5 swap on '07 Mazda 6i- learned some new things rickkari Modifications 0 02-02-2019 12:39 AM
2007 Mazda 3 2.0L 4-speed Auto Transmission Problem alvinwij Powertrain 2004-2009 Mazda3 2 03-02-2018 11:24 AM
HELP HELP HELP AUTO TRANSMISSION SWAP TO AUTO arsalan500 Modifications 0 11-28-2016 12:31 AM
Mazda 3 auto to auto swap arsalan500 Introductions 0 11-28-2016 12:24 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
8