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2005 Mazda Tribute

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2005 Mazda Tribute Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The DPFE (differential pressure feedback EGR) sensor tends to fail. The DPFE sensor monitors function of the EGR valve by measuring pressure changes in the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system. Symptoms of a failing DPFE sensor are hesitation or stumbling when driving along with illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Engine -- Verified

If the engine is misfiring, it may be caused by a damaged wire(s) which connect the fuel injectors to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The damaged wire(s) can be repaired or the emission wire harness replaced. A misfire can result in a loss of engine performance and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Engine -- Verified

If the engine stalls after a cold start (the vehicle has been parked for a while), the idle air control (IAC) valve may be sticking. It may be fouled with carbon buildup. If cleaning the valve does not solve the problem, replacement will be needed.

Engine -- Lee_in_FL and 8 others

Applies to 2005 Tribute 3.0L Engine ONLY. Some 2005 Tributes with a 3.0L Engine may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) ON with two or more diagnostic trouble code (DTCs) for coil-on-plug (COP) primary circuit faults (P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356). This may be due to the spark plugs causing RF interference with the PCM resulting in damage to the PCM and COPs.

If there are two (2) or more coil circuit primary DTCs when run...

2005 Mazda Tribute Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., March 31, 2005

Summary: CERTAIN 2004-2005 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND CERTAIN 2001-2003 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE HAVING REAR LIFTGATE COMPONENTS SERVICED WITH 2004 EQUIVALENT COMPONENTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, 'DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS.' THE REAR LIFTGATE LATCHING SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET THE INERTIA LOAD REQUIREMENT IN ONE DIRECTION.

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Body, Interior & Misc., May 31, 2006

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Some vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard # 201."Occupant protection in interior impact". During testing, they noticed the subjects head was allowed to move too much, In reference to the left A-Pillar area. Dealer Will make modification to Energy Absorbing Material located above headliner in affected area. The Mazda recall # is 4006D

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Engine, July 26, 2012

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Mazda Tribute models equipped with a V6 engine are being recalled because inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost fully depressed. This risk exists regardless of whether or not the speed control (cruise control) is used.

A stuck throttle may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop or slow the vehicle, which could result in a crash. Dealers will correct this concern by increasing the engine cover clearance. Remedy parts are expected to be available in mid-August. Until then, dealers will disconnect the speed control cable as an interim remedy if parts are not available at the time of an owner's service appointment. The Mazda recall number is 6812G.

 

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2005 Mazda Tribute Questions and Answers

Mr.Maui, 2005 Mazda Tribute, 3.0L V6, Santa Clarita, CA

how many pcv valves does my car have?
Are they hard to replace?

roguerivergirl, 2005 Mazda Tribute, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Brookings, OR

My Mazda used to get 24 mpg but now it only gets 19 mpg. Would the fuel filter be the problem even if it is running pretty good otherwise? If not the fuel filter, what could it be. I get my oil c...

Visitor, 2005 Mazda Tribute, 3.0L V6, Lufkin, TX

sifter won't shift out of park. does it occassionally. Replaced shifter abd brake switch. dealer cannot find problem.

Visitor, 2005 Mazda Tribute, 3.0L V6, Philipsburg, PA

WE RECENTLY (TODAY) HAD THE PCU REPLACED ON OUR 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE. WE NOTED THAT A FORD PART WAS USED. WHAT IS THE PART NUMBER FOR THE PCU IN A 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE WITH A 3.0 LITER V6. WHAT IS T...

Visitor, 2005 Mazda Tribute, 3.0L V6, Citrus Heights, CA

Im trying to find the location of the sunroof slider module.
Is it hard to replace?
Thanks in advance!

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