2009 Mazda CX-7 Repair and Maintenance
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2009 Mazda CX-7 ProblemsTurbocharger May Fail
A lack of power may develop due to a failed turbocharger. Failed turbochargers will require replacement to restore engine power.
The AC compressor may fail causing the AC system to blow warm air, smoke may also appear from the engine. A failed AC compressor will require replacement. Mazda has extended the warranty on these compressors to 5 year or 60K mikes. If these conditions are noted our technicians recommend to turn the AC system off and have it inspected as soon as possible.
A chirping or squeaking noise may be noted from the front of the vehicle when traversing bumps at low speeds. Our technicians tell us this type of noise is generally caused by the front strut mounts which will require replacement.
2009 Mazda CX-7 QuestionsTicking noise when accelerating. (2 answers)
I have a turbo Cx7 81,000 miles. Two questions I have regarding some potential issues:
1.) I have a ticking noise when I press hard on the gas. It doesn't do it "sometimes" I press hard on the gas. It quickly clicks around 3 times (TICK, TICK, TICK) and then kick's in. Again...
2009 Mazda CX-7 RecallsFront Lower Ball Joints Fracture In Cold Weather States
Water contaminated by salt that is found on roads treated in cold weather areas can cause corrosion within the lower control arms, which can result in the lower ball joints separating from the vehicle. Dealers will replace both front lower control arms free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.