I have a 1.6 deisel Mazda 3 "Sport" 2012 and find the throttle response ver jerky on take off making it difficult to drive smoothly and spoiling the pleasure of driving. Sometimes it bogs down other times it surges forward before the clutch is fully home. I have heard that grounding the throttle bodies to the negative battery terminal offers some improvement. Or is there a software upgrade from Mazda to cure what is spoiling a nice car? Thanks. Andy (40+ years driving experience) Average fuel consumption 46 mpg driving conservatively I expected more.
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Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX I thought but Sandicliffe the Mazda dealer says there is no update software so where do I get it reprogrammed please?
Sandicliffe say that they automatically update to latest version but there was no update they knew of for this issue which they "had never heard of" I bought the car from them and am tied to servicing for the first 3 years. If you definitely know there has been a fix can you get a reference number for the new programme please?
Hi Mike, any joy yet in finding if Mazda have a fix for this problem please?
OK thanks for that but what does the update involve so that I ask the right questions and do you know of any independent garages in the Derby/Nottm area capable of doing it please?
Hi Mike, I can't really go elsewhere other than sandicliffe as my warranty would be affected. Also if there is no update I can't see how downloading and uploading with same programme is likely to help. I have contacted Mazda customer care and will copy you in if and when the come back!