Another great benefit of the modern oil filter canister is the ability to use an oil filter plate to provide sensor ports for gauges such as oil pressure and oil temperature. The gasket is cool though. Advanced no longer sells the plugs with rubber gasket in stores they will have to be ordered so plan in advance and order before they are needed. Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. Nov, 2008 by in , , Please Note: This guide is only for the Mazda 3 2. Remember to put oil on the new washer before putting it into the housing.
It is not the highest quality, but it works. Corners are for fast drivers. If you want to have some fun, cut the can off. Also the fiber caps on the filter media. Advanced no longer sells the plugs with rubber gasket in stores they will have to be ordered so plan in advance and order before they are needed. More notes on post , , and. The product number is difference which made me uneasy.
Caution: Make sure the car has been turned off for a few hours before attempting to change oil because the oil will be very hot otherwise. The one shown below is for 2006 — 2009 Mazda 3s. This information available through their sites if you dig. Mazda3Revolution is not responsible for any damage or injury caused by misuse of this guide. It uses Nitrile rubber which is more likely to break down when exposed to high heat, turbo applications anyone? Additionally, more features are now standard across the Mazda3 model range. The CarQuest filter that was cross referenced had the smaller diameter hole and does fit. Note: If the housing spins as you are turning the plug tighten the plug again so the housing is tight.
Also the fiber board on both ends was easily pried off. This filter did work, there was sparkly crap in the fins. Only difference is the Anti-Drainback valve, was a internal spring and a ball type valve, and non treated gasket. The oem cartridge comes with both rubber seals and a new crush washer for the drain plug. Overall, this is a very good buy if you are changing your own oil on your car. To check that it is tight you should undo the plug within the housing and if the housing spins while you are undoing the plug you need to tighten the plug more and you will see the housing tighten itself. Did you find this how-to guide helpful? Looks like poor quality control.
Model value: The Mazda3 has been Mazda's best-selling vehicle for several years, representing nearly half of Mazda's U. Although due to them being mounted upside down instead of sideways, we don't really have to worry about the bypass valve location, oil is not going to drain out of the filter. The filter will not seat in the wrench properly. Still used stiff leaf spring. I don't have the ability to test them on anything other than construction. Further up is the s Grand Touring with its 2.
This filter was near identical to the Purolator filter. The bypass valve is in the same location as the Napa. The car was completely redesigned for the 2010 model year, so updates for 2013 are modest, but important. There are going to be 7 nuts, and 2 fasteners. Plus the Pro Select is pretty expensive.
Mods, please move to the appropriate forum if necessary. Also the leaf spring keeping the Paper Media filter in place was very weak. Silver, for Dino Oil applications, Gold for Synthetic, Platinum if your rich and want synthetic filtering media. Dorman's Oil Drain Plugs are coated for high corrosion resistance and a long service life. A Preferred Equipment Package for the i Touring carries a power one-touch moonroof, 265-watt Bose surround sound system, and blind spot monitor. Once the undercarriage cover is off, place the oil pan under your car.
This will make at least 5 times I have had to return various parts because the Advance Auto cross referencing system has been wrong. However, there were a few things that Mazda did change and improve when they gave the Mazdaspeed 3 a facelift in 2010. I looked at the construction of several different kinds, and they were not much different. We have 27 reviews on our Oil Pan Drain Plug products for the 2013 Mazda 3 from previous customers. As far as cartridge filters, my Ion Redline used those. Leave us a comment below and let us know what you think! Model overview: For 2013, the Mazda3 continues to be available in both sedan and 4-door hatchback body styles.