2005 Mazda Mazda3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mazda Mazda3
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2005 Mazda Mazda3 ProblemsRattle From Rear Suspension Due to Loose Stabilizer Bar Links
A Loose rear stabilizer bar link can cause a rattling noise from the rear suspension while driving on rough roads. Our technicians tell us if the rear stabilizer bar and links are not found to be loose, there are updated sway bar bushings available which should correct this problem.
A vibration felt at 55 mph may not be a tire problem. Mazda has revised motor mounts available which may help remedy this problem.
Some vehicles may experience Check Engine Light illumination with a trouble code indicating the thermostat is stuck open. The thermostat will need to be replaced with a modified one and there is a software update for the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).
2005 Mazda Mazda3 Questionsreplaced ignition cylinder now car will not turn over. (2 answers)
The problem is with the front passenger seat. My mechanic has checked it out and could not find a problem with the airbags or the sensor. Light has been on constantly for several years.
I drove 4 hours to an airport yesterday. Car seemed fine. On the way back, it started developing this shake/vibration when turning the wheel to the right. Mind you, I was on the interstate, so even just enough to change lanes. By the time I got back, its now very pronounced, but if I'm coasti...
2005 Mazda Mazda3 RecallsCrack in Solder Connection Could Prevent Airbags From Functioning
On two passenger vehicles, a crack in the solder connection attaching the acceleration sensor in the SAS unit made contact with the base plate ,damaging the solder connection. The dealer has repaired the two cars involved. The Mazda recall # is 2504K