Mazda Mazda3 Repair and Maintenance
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Mazda Mazda3 ProblemsRattle From Rear Suspension Due to Loose Stabilizer Bar Links
A Loose rear stabilizer bar link can cause a rattling noise from the rear suspension while driving on rough roads. Our technicians tell us if the rear stabilizer bar and links are not found to be loose, there are updated sway bar bushings available which should correct this problem.
A vibration felt at 55 mph may not be a tire problem. Mazda has revised motor mounts available which may help remedy this problem.
Damaged wiring to the seat belt pre-tensioner sensor may cause the Airbag Warning Light to illuminate.
Mazda Mazda3 QuestionsMy undercarriage has rusted out and I need it replaced. How much will this cost? (1 answer)
I need to take out a loan to get my undercarriage replaced and I have no idea how much its going to cost. I failed inspection because I was told I have giant rust holes that are dangerous to anyone looking under the car.
Idle has been erratic for at least a year and the engine light is on because is usually too high
Shakes a lot.
Mazda Mazda3 RecallsFuel Leaks From Fuel Tank Area
Fuel may leak from the fuel tank, due to a deformity during manufacturing where the recirculation pipe is welded to it. Dealers will inspect the recirculation pipe weld and replace the fuel tank if needed free of charge to resolve the concern.
The inlet check valve of the fuel tank may not have been welded properly during manufacturing. This could result in a fuel leak. Dealers will inspect the weld of the inlet check valve and replace the fuel tank as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.