2010 Mazda Mazda3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Mazda Mazda3
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2010 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.
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.
2010 Mazda Mazda3 QuestionsAT warning lite comes on, how bad is it to drive with it on? (1 answer)
Driving home today the AT warning light came on. The car felt like it got jerked. No noise it just felt odd. Light wasn't on for long but it kept happening. I pulled over turned off engine. When I tuned car back on put it in drive, light to signal in drive, neutral or reverse didn't come ...
My brother replaced my battery and there was a spark and when the new battery was replaced my radio and in car lights won't come on
2010 Mazda Mazda3 RecallsLift Gate Falls Unexpectedly
The rear lift gate support struts may corrode and fail, and the lift gate may fall from the open position, or not stay open as expected. Dealers will replace the lift gate supports free of charge to resolve the concern.
The engine wiring harness may be routed too close to the starter, resulting in damage to the harness caused by normal engine vibration. If the harness is damaged, engine control and/or transmission shift malfunctions may occur. In some cases, the main fuse could blow, causing the engine to stall and not restart, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and repair the harness. In addition, a protector clip will be installed to prevent future damage. This recall is expected to begin by May 6, 2009. The Mazda recall number is 5409D.