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Mazda Mazda3 Defective Engine Mount May Cause Excessive Vibration/Noise

Mazda Mazda3 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010

Engines Affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L 4 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 74,460 mi (7,000 mi - 112,800 mi)


Excessive engine vibration or knocking noises heard while the engine is idling, being started or switched off are usually caused by a defective engine mount at the top right side of the engine. A redesigned engine mount is available to alleviate this problem.

  • Visitor, , 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 7,000 mi

    same issue, engine mount defective #1 mount needed to be replaced. new models have modified mounts thsat absorb the vibration better, this vehicle is a skyactiv and the engine got a lot of trottling poiwer and shakes like crazy when idle

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  • Visitor, , 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 80,000 mi

    Bringing it in on Monday.

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  • There is a large clunking noise when I start up and drive my car.

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  • Visitor, , 67,500 mi

    I am currently having this problem.It is getting progressively worse. Problem occurs on passenger side when idling with foot placed on brake.

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