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The video above shows to check the coolant hoses in your 2012 Mazda 6. The coolant hoses (radiator hoses) carry engine coolant through your engine and will eventually wear out. You can avoid getting stranded by identifying signs of extreme wear before they break. In 2012 6s with the 2.5 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine, but it can also leak from the reservoir or from the hoses. Look for cracks in the hoses and analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your 6 - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The video above shows you where coolant hoses on your 2012 6 i are located and the steps needed to analyze them.
Never attempt to replace a hose that is connected to your air conditioner - these hoses contain refrigerant that is under pressure and can blind you. AC problems are always best left to your professional mechanic.
Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?2012 Mazda 6 i 2.5L 4 Cyl.
Dirty cabin air filter cause undue wear on your car's heater and AC and can cause bad odors2012 Mazda 6 i 2.5L 4 Cyl.
Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year2012 Mazda 6 i 2.5L 4 Cyl.
Low coolant levels is all to common - top yours up today2012 Mazda 6 i 2.5L 4 Cyl.
Got a short fuse? Don't blow a fuse, change it!2012 Mazda 6 i 2.5L 4 Cyl.
Do you ever get into your friend's car and notice a bad smell? A dirty cabin air filter could be the culprit2012 Mazda 6 i 2.5L 4 Cyl.