2011 Mazda Mazda3 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2011 Mazda Mazda3

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2011 Mazda Mazda3 Problems

Vibration Felt at 55 mph

A vibration felt at 55 mph may not be a tire problem. Mazda has revised motor mounts available which may help remedy this problem.

Airbag Warning Light Illuminated

Damaged wiring to the seat belt pre-tensioner sensor may cause the Airbag Warning Light to illuminate.

Rattle 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.

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2011 Mazda Mazda3 Questions

What could cause the engine water time to run hot? (1 answer)

The cooling fan does not seem to run. The hoses going to the radiator overflow tank get very hot, they all get hot. The water temp gauge does not indicate a high water temp.

"Water in coils" mechanic said. What are coils? Can they get wet? (2 answers)

20111 Mazda 3 suffering from rough idle and lack of acceleration. Can "water in the coils" cause this? What is water in the coils?

Mazda 3 seatbelt pretensioner and airbag alert flashing intermittentl - how fix? (2 answers)

After three years no problem driving, 46k on clock, just a month out of warranty, the seat belt pretensioner and airbag alert has started intermittently flashing. My mechanical workshop did a computer scan, said problem was in driver's seat, cleared the fault in car's computer, said go aw...

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2011 Mazda Mazda3 Recalls

Seat Back Adjustment Fails To Operate

The front seat height adjustment lifter links may break or detach from the seat frame, causing the seat angle to incline. Dealers will inspect the seat lifter links and install a reinforcement bracket to the lifter links free of charge to resolve the concern.

Lift 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.

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2011 Mazda Mazda3 Reviews

based on 2 customer reviews
You cant beat the fuel economy. It runs on water! Acceleration is impressive for a small car, I've lost some bigger engine sport cars in my rear view mirror! Seating is good for four, comfortably. Trunk space is very good. This car is very good at cornering and stopping. I drive nothing but v8's and bought this for my daughter. I must admit i cant wipe the grin off my face when i drive it. The ...
This was my second Mazda3 and I love them. Very fun little car that is actually pretty fuel efficient. I never had any problems with it, granted it only had 20k on it before someone ran into me and totaled it. But there was not a single thing I could complain about that car. I highly recommend Mazda's because They're quick, fuel efficient, fun, reliable, good looking, and VERY safe. Mazda has...

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