2003 Mazda Mazda6 Repair and Maintenance

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

2003 Mazda Mazda6
$253 to $436
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$413 to $611
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$221 to $608
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$915 to $1,809
2003 Mazda Mazda6
$167 to $445

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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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.

After my car hit past around 80k miles I've had a lot more problems. I have had to change the brakes about 2 times since I bought the car+ the rotors. A couple recalls at the beginning because it was a new model, the transmission program had to be updated, fan was alwasy on. I had one engine problem where after it rained the engine would start sputtering while driving and it would go away afte...

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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