Mazda Repair and Maintenance
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Mazda ProblemsTransmission was slipping
Mazda just replaced my transmission under warranty due to it slipping from 1st to 2nd gear
The engine may develop a ticking noise from the front of the engine due to a worn timing chain. Our technicians tell us that replacing the timing chain and related component will generally correct this issue.
I went in for an oil change today at the Mazda dealership and was told that I had a battery cable corrosion issue. My service rep told me the cable wires that attach to the battery are corroded and that I would need to replace them with a new wiring harness as soon as possible. Due to this problem, I also need a new battery. The estimated cost is $600. The service rep said at any time the cables could snap causing the car to completely sto...
Mazda QuestionsBought the car not running due to timing issue (1 answer)
Just replaced the VVT Sprocket and the timing chain, Finally able to start it but now it has a major Nocking/Ticking sound coming from the top end. any suggestions as to what it might be?
Idle has been erratic for at least a year and the engine light is on because is usually too high
I was driving not even 10 minutes up the road to get some ice cream(pregnant cravings), it's late, midnight almost. & I've had this van for about 2 1/2 months. But don't drive it often. Just to doctors appointments. this is the first time anything like this had happened. We was dr...
Mazda RecallsLift Gate Falls Unexpectedly
The rear lift gate support struts may corrode and fail, and the lift gate may fall from the open position, or not stay open as expected. Dealers will replace the lift gate supports free of charge to resolve the concern.
Water contaminated by salt that is found on roads treated in cold weather areas can cause corrosion within the lower control arms, which can result in the lower ball joints separating from the vehicle. Dealers will replace both front lower control arms free of charge to resolve the concern.
The air bag control unit (ACU) may not have been manufactured properly, resulting in moisture possibly damaging the unit. This could prevent the air bags from deploying as needed in an accident. Dealers will replace the ACU free of charge to resolve the concern.