2003 Mazda Mazda6 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mazda Mazda6

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2003 Mazda Mazda6
$
412
to $
624
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$
1,017
to $
2,836
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$
87
to $
590
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$
259
to $
453
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$
700
to $
969

2003 Mazda Mazda6 Problems

Engine Overheating Due to Failed Cooling Fan Control Module

The engine may overheat due to erratic engine cooling fan operation as a result of a faulty cooling fan control module. Replacement of the fan control module would be necessary to correct this condition. Our technicians tell us the Mazda may provide assistance with the cost of this repair.

Updating PCM Software Will Help Problem With Stalling Under Light Acceleration

Some models may have a problem with stalling under light acceleration. Updated software for the powertrain control module (PCM) is available which may help with this concern.

Ticking Noise From Valve Lash Adjusters Due to Infrequent Oil Changes

A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. The noise may occur more frequently on higher mileage vehicles; Hydraulic valve lash adjusters may need to be replaced to correct this issue. Following the maintenance schedule for oil changes will also help prevent a recurrence of the noise.

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2003 Mazda Mazda6 Questions

Low RMP (safe mode?), P2110 code, vibrating throttle plate. Replace TB? (1 answer)

Over the last couple of years, several times by now, my car goes into low RPM mode and I have to restart it to continue driving. Always the same code - P2110 - Throttle Actuator Control System - Forced Limited Engine Speed. So I decide to give the throttle body a bit of cleaning.Take off the air ...

Won't start. Lights come on the dash and the car symbol flashes but when I turn the key I get nothing. (1 answer)

where is the canister purge valve located? (1 answer)

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2003 Mazda Mazda6 Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures

The frontal passenger air bag inflator may rupture upon air bag deployment, spraying debris inside the passenger compartment. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

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2003 Mazda Mazda6 Reviews

The rpms goes higher and transmission is really bad. I think its time for a new car to buy bought it used in 2008 problems happened after 2010 getting catalytic converter $235.45 than replaced 02 oxygen sensor at $180.00 other things are very high in repairs on this car. I do love the car and looks of it but its not holding up well at all still would look into another Mazda vehicle.
Bought a 2003 Mazda 6 car starts up runs a few seconds dies will run as long as you are putting starting fluid in it has anyone heard or had this problem.
The worst car I have ever had and heard of. I have had to put 17K to keep it on the road and payed 18K when I bought it.

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