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2003 Mazda Tribute

Engine Performance problem
2003 Mazda Tribute 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 95,000 miles

my wife called me 4 hrs from home said the cars running rough and im not stopping so when she got home last night I get in the car and its running very rough and sounds like theres a hole some where and I can smell fumes and the light that looks like a engine is lit and it blinks on and off so I wait till today and open the hood and there it is theres a piece of the egr valve cracked off. So I get a new one put it on and its better but still a little rough idle and the ligt is still on and it goes on and off what else do I have to do do I have to wait and see if the computer cleares it self some one says it has to do a cold cycle 3 times to clear it self back is that true its 80% back but u can feel it rocking a bit can any one help me thansk
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Campusman1957
June 21, 2009.



If you scan for the codes, it may help to guide you in what else to look for.
http://www.2carpros.com/dia/how_to_scan_trouble_codes.htm

Buddycraigg
Jun 21, 2009.