I have a Mazda CX-7 bought in Mexico but (US or Japan make). The IMRC valve is damaged. The dealer says it has to replace the entire intake manifold, that Mazda does not sell the valve separately. The cost: About 2500 USD. Can I buy the IMRC valve in the US, That is only the valve not the manifold? I live in Mexico City. The location shown in uncorrect.
Replacement of the IMRC valve on 2007 Mazda CX-7
by facostar in Andover, MA on January 28, 2011
ANSWER by Superbob on February 01, 2011
The IMRC valve is a separate part, I don't imagine that Mazda doesn't sell it except as part of the intake manifold. I recommend you email a Mazda dealer in a big city in the States and see if the parts dept can send you one if you can prepay by credit card to order it.
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