Mazda Mazda6 Repair and Maintenance

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

Mazda Mazda6 Problems

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.

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.

Transmission was slipping

Mazda just replaced my transmission under warranty due to it slipping from 1st to 2nd gear

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Mazda Mazda6 Questions

what is the cost to repair the thermostat (1 answer)

Won't start. Lights come on the dash and the car symbol flashes but when I turn the key I get nothing. (1 answer)

Will my car need to be reprogrammed after putting in a used transmission? (1 answer)

Transmission was replaced a month ago, has trouble shifting into first gear Only when the AT light is on. Shifts great after 30 40 mph. I was told it will need to be reprogrammed by a mechanic & another mechanic informed me that the 2004 models do not have to be reprogrammed. Any suggestions?

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Mazda Mazda6 Recalls

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.

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

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Mazda Mazda6 Reviews

I have a 2009 Mazda6 Grand Touring, Besides all the troubles I have had with the brakes, now my car alarm goes off for no good reason. I have taken it to the dealer, they suggested I have the battery checked, a low battery can make the alarm go off. I took it somewhere else and had a new battery installed. The alarm is still going off, does anyone know what my problem may be? Any help wo...
I fell in love with my Mazda 6 as soon as I saw it. I bought it used with 93,000 miles. I bought a warranty from the dealer. It was a First Automotive Service Corporation, 100,000. I was gentle and kept maintenance, oil changes as i was told to do. I was told it would cover internal engine, transmission . I am in total despair now. The catalytic converter went out no warning at 120,000, bl...
Love my car to death but I am ready to switch over to a regular car that has a regular key to put inside of a regular ignition and regularly start like all the other regular cars did before this upgraded irregular push start crap. Car responds to open door, lock door, pop trunk, and sound alarm all of which are located on the remote. The problem is, my car wont start at all. Paid a mobile mecha...

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