Mazda Repair and Maintenance

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

Mazda Problems

Airbag Warning Light Illuminated

Damaged wiring to the seat belt pre-tensioner sensor may cause the Airbag Warning Light to illuminate.

Surging When Driving in Forward Gears

If the engine surges while being driven in the forward gears, the intake tube between the mass airflow sensor and throttle body may be split. The damaged intake ducting will need to be replaced.

Transmission Failure Common

Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.

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Mazda Questions

Why did ABS, emergency brake & anti-war on came on @ same time. (1 answer)

Lights all stay on all the time

one key,can I get a spare made without chip and still open door and start car (1 answer)

bought car used,no spare key, need AAA every time son locks key in car

engine cranks no spark just replaced coil no fix. (1 answer)

I replaced the crank pulley and in order to keep the engine from starting I unplugged the coil pack. The engine ran just fine before I unplugged the original coil pack. Now even with new coil pack I get no spark. what could it be?

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Mazda 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 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.

Steering Knuckle Separates Causing Loss Of Steering

The lower mounting nuts and bolts that attach the front strut assembly to the steering knuckle may loosen, resulting in the steering knuckle separating from the strut. Dealers will inspect the nuts and bolts to ensure they are properly tightened, replacing loose bolts and tightening them to the proper specification free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Mazda Reviews

We picked up our ES when it was 3 years old with 46,000 on it. I said I'd drive it into the ground and then replace it. 8 years later, it is currently at 208,000 with only minor repairs (one injector coil at 60k, water pump at 110k and again at 190k, idle control unit at 180k). At a local shop, the repairs have been ridiculously cheap as well. The size is perfect. In Asia, they sell the version...
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If you truly love driving curvy roads and want the experience of an old English or Italian open-top sportster without the cost to buy or maintain, look no further. He is my love story: After renting a 1970's Alfa-Romeo Spider for a weekend, I HAD to have a little roadster for the awesome backroads where we live! My then 12 year-old son fell in love with cars that warm Autumn weekend as I d...

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