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  1. Stock Issues
    Hey guys, I have an ‘08 2.3L that’s at 339,000 miles, and I recently developed what I’m pretty certain is rod knock. I’ve been running Pennzoil high mileage 10W-30 since I got the car from the og owner three years ago, I don’t drive it hard and baby my car pretty good. Any tips/tricks to keep it...
  2. Australia
    Hey everyone, im inbetween a rock and a hard place. Ive recently found that ive most likely thrown a rod in my mazda 3 sedan. Just wondering what people would recommend between finding a second hand engine to replace damaged/old internals or just ordering aftermarket/forged internals for bottom...
  3. Powertrain 2004-2009 Mazda3
    I have a 2004 mazda 3s 2.3l 4dr hatchback that I recently purchased. It has roughly 155,000 miles on it. Right after I got the car I did a high mileage oil change, changed the air filter, replaced the battery, did a complete fuel system cleaning, and added a fuel tank additive. When I did the...
  4. Powertrain 2004-2009 Mazda3
    Today my check engine light came on (have not had it read yet), and within a few minutes the engine started knocking very loudly. I immediately pulled over and as I came to a stop, the engine died and smoke started pouring out of the hood. -I have not attempted to restart the motor, got it...
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