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 ProblemsCheck Engine Light/Trouble Code Due to Stuck Open Thermostat
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).
A vibration felt at 55 mph may not be a tire problem. Mazda has revised motor mounts available which may help remedy this problem.
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.
2005 Mazda Mazda3 QuestionsOur Passenger side wiper stopped working. How much will it possibly cost to fix it? (1 answer)
We bought a car off EBay, and the passenger side wiper didn't work. Its like it wants to work like a small tick when we use the other one on the driver side. So I was wanted to get an estimate on how much it will possibly cost to fix or if it is just a simple fix that I can do at home?
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.
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