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Removing engine cover (mk2, 1.6d) - how?
« on: March 20, 2018, 01:40:25 PM »
I would like to remove the engine cover on my '59' plate 1.6d (diesel) Mazda3 but cannot get it off. I have removed the two nuts circled in the image, but it is held down somehow in the top-right corner (area under larger circle). I cannot slide it left or right, up or down and I can't lift it. I can't feel any clips or anything underneath either. Have had a quick flick through the manual but can't see anything there either. Is there something holding it in place in that area or should I just try a bit more force?

NB: That isn't a pic of my actual vehicle and I am not 100% certain it is exactly the same as my engine/cover but it is a close approximation and at least highlights the areas I am talking about.
« Last Edit: March 20, 2018, 03:08:15 PM by Willpower »
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Removing engine cover (mk2, 1.6d) - how?
« on: March 20, 2018, 01:40:25 PM »