Mazda Mazda5 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mazda Mazda5

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Mazda Mazda5 Problems

Rattling From Front Suspension Due to Worn Sway Bar Bushings

Rattling noises from the front suspension while driving over rough roads can be caused by defective front sway bar bushings. Replacing the bushings with the updated design is a common repair.

Ignition Switch Failure May Cause Key Reminder to Chime Continuously

Internal failure of the ignition switch may create a condition where the key reminder continues to chime even though the key is removed. In addition, the doors cannot be locked with the keyless entry system. Replacing the ignition switch with an updated switch is the typical repair.

Stalling Under Light Acceleration

Some models may have a problem with stalling under light acceleration. Updated software for the powertrain control module (PCM) is available which may help with this concern.

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Mazda Mazda5 Questions

On cruse it reveals high buy won't go back down till after I push brake or gas (1 answer)

Cruse control not working rifht

How to fix the AT!? (1 answer)

I have a problem with my 2008 mazda 5 vehicle, it keep telling me that I have a problem with my AT but no mechanic knew how to fix it, I know its the AUTOMATIC TRANSXALE , but I don't know how to fix it, what is the problem exactly and how I can fix it!?
I'll be glad if anyone could help...

My temp gauge goes all the way up to H but it doesn't overheat. What's wrong? (1 answer)

This happened after the battery and ECU were disconnected and reconnected. I had an auxiliary LED lamp installed and had to take out the battery and ECU to have access to the firewall where the wiring went in. That night, it was the first time I noticed the radiator fan on when normally it won...

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Mazda Mazda5 Recalls

Lift 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.

Mazda Recalls 2009–2010 Mazda 5 Vehicles Due to Possible Water Corrosion in Fuel Pump

Mazda is recalling 2009–2010 Mazda 5 models due to moisture in the fuel pump electrical connector, which may result in corrosion and connector pin failure. Pin failure may cause stalling or a no-start condition. Dealers will inspect the fuel pump connector and repair or replace the affected wire harness if necessary.

Mazda Recalls 2007–2009 Vehicles Due to Sudden Loss of Power Steering Assist

Mazda is recalling 2007–2009 Mazda 3 and Mazda 5 vehicles due to a sudden loss of power steering assist that can occur at any time. A sudden loss of power steering assist adversely affects the driver's ability to steer the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Starting in September 2010, Mazda will mail notification letters to owners with information about the recall.

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Mazda Mazda5 Reviews

I really like the Mazda 5! It is not to big, it drives and handles like a sports car, it has been very reliable, and it is very practical. I hope Mazda keeps building this great car for a long time.
Van functionality with car handling. Consistently get 27+ mpg. Will suite our family of 4 for years. Comfortable ride and relatively quiet on the highway. Has plenty of pep. If you need more go, just push the pedal harder. Haha. 4 cylinders don't have much torque, but do perform well when revved up, so don't be afraid of using the gas pedal.
Had this mini for 3yrs. Was not impressed with it. Underpowered motor and gas mi only was 24mpg hwy. interior was plastic that scratched easy. It handeled well and was maintenance free for 32k mi. The tires were very expensive and did not wear well from the factory.

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