2005 Mazda Mazda3 Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Mazda Mazda3 ProblemsAirbag Warning Light Illuminated
Damaged wiring to the seat belt pre-tensioner sensor may cause the Airbag Warning Light to illuminate.
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.
The rear brakes can squeak because the rear brake pad may be contacting the brake rotor. A burr on the backing plate of the brake pad can prevent the pad from seating in the bracket properly causing the contact with the rotor. The backing plate and the pad support hardware can be deburred in the contact areas. Mazda has also released revised brake pads.
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