2011 Mazda Mazda3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Mazda Mazda3
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2011 Mazda Mazda3 ProblemsVibration 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.
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.
2011 Mazda Mazda3 QuestionsWhat 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.
20111 Mazda 3 suffering from rough idle and lack of acceleration. Can "water in the coils" cause this? What is water in the coils?
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...
2011 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.