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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Just bought a Mazda 2 ts 2008 reg. It has been making a

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Hi just bought a Mazda 2 ts 2008 reg. It has been making a lot of strange engine noise in 5th gear ticking noise and then a high pitched whine and yesterday it started to bump itself out of fifth gear. Help have I just bought a turkey....I really can't afford a new gearbox. btw it's a manual and the fuel is petrol
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello I'd 1st check for worn mountings - check the tightness of the engine and gearbox mounts and their condition - this is best done by using a jack to take the weight of the engine off the mounts and seeing if any cracks or splits open up in the rubber.Also check the tightness of the mounts bolts
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