Mazda Mazda6 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mazda Mazda6

Mazda Mazda6 Problems

Engine Overheating Due to Failed Cooling Fan Control Module

The engine may overheat due to erratic engine cooling fan operation as a result of a faulty cooling fan control module. Replacement of the fan control module would be necessary to correct this condition. Our technicians tell us the Mazda may provide assistance with the cost of this repair.

Updating PCM Software Will Help Problem With 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.

Ticking Noise From Valve Lash Adjusters Due to Infrequent Oil Changes

A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. The noise may occur more frequently on higher mileage vehicles; Hydraulic valve lash adjusters may need to be replaced to correct this issue. Following the maintenance schedule for oil changes will also help prevent a recurrence of the noise.

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Mazda Mazda6 Questions

OBD Plug fix (1 answer)

I took my 2012 Mazda 6 in to do emissions and inspections and my OBD reading wouldn't connect. I was told the computer is not reading. I took my car to Autozone and O'Reiley's to double check and neither of them could get it to read. Now what?

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

I was in a car accident.. Is it possible that a floor board can be repaired (1 answer)

I was rear ended passenger side in the back.. Floor has a camel bump in it.. Can that be repaired?

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Mazda Mazda6 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.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures

The frontal passenger air bag inflator may rupture upon air bag deployment, spraying debris inside the passenger compartment. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Mazda Mazda6 Reviews

The rpms goes higher and transmission is really bad. I think its time for a new car to buy bought it used in 2008 problems happened after 2010 getting catalytic converter $235.45 than replaced 02 oxygen sensor at $180.00 other things are very high in repairs on this car. I do love the car and looks of it but its not holding up well at all still would look into another Mazda vehicle.
I HAVE HAD A SUDDEN INCREASE IN MY HEAT GAGE ALTHOUGH THERE IS NO WATER DID A RADIATOR PRESSURE TEST SHOWS HEADGASKET BLOWN NO WATER THOUGH RADIATOR WATER REMAINS FULL COULD IT BE THE THERMOSTAT STUCK OR A BLOCKAGE IN THE WATER PUMP THEO CAPETOWN SOUTH AFRICA THEODRUMMER@TELKOMSA.NET
Car sometimes has distinct acceleration lag while still cold or when turning corners. Also, the driver vanity mirror will not stay closed. Also, the outdoor temp sensor reads about 20-30 degrees warmer than it actually is.

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