2008 Mazda 3

Noises problem
2008 Mazda 3 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 30000 miles

2008 automatic Mazda 3 sport. When accelerating medium to hard, a moan/grinding noise comes from the engine. Sounds similar to a wood table leg when it is dragged on a tile floor. It only lasts a split second and doesn't emit the noise every acceleration. Also, the noise just began when the temperature became hot. Check engine light is not on. Thanks
June 7, 2010.

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