2011 Mazda CX-9 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Mazda CX-9

2011 Mazda CX-9 Problems

Water Damage to Body Control Module

Various electrical issues may develop related to the body control module (BCM). There have been reports of water damage to the BCM caused by clogged or damaged sunroof drains. It is recommend to periodically inspect the sun roof drain for debris and clean as necessary.

Chirp or Squeak Noted From the Front of the Vehicle

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.

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2011 Mazda CX-9 Questions

My car calls for oil 5w/20w I want to change it to 10w/30w or maybe just 20w (1 answer)

I am having a slight noise under acceleration ever since I had oil changed at a dealership. Thought maybe it was the gas tired all kinds even Prem. I had a truck once that did this and the only way it was happy was with plain 30w. That's why I want to change oil VIS but don't want to ruin...

Why does my CX9 make sloshing sound when turning? (5 answers)

Yesterday my car sat outdoor in the rain while I was work. Driving home I noticed when I made left turns the vehicle sounded like it was driving through a puddle. The sound came from the front passenger side of the vehicle. As the pavement was wet I attributed the noise to water on the road. Howe...

What about the use of synthetic engine oil? Is there any advantage? (1 answer)

Can you go to longer change intervals with synthetic oils?

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2011 Mazda CX-9 Recalls

Ball Joints Corrode And Separate From Suspension

The ball joint may corrode and separate from the suspension of the vehicle. Dealers will replace both front lower control arms free of charge to resolve the concern.

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