Mazda Tribute Repair and Maintenance
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Mazda Tribute ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Engine Misfire
If the engine is misfiring, it may be caused by a damaged wire(s) which connect the fuel injectors to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The damaged wire(s) can be repaired or the emission wire harness replaced. A misfire can result in a loss of engine performance and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
Applies to 2005 Tribute 3.0L Engine ONLY. Some 2005 Tributes with a 3.0L Engine may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) ON with two or more diagnostic trouble code (DTCs) for coil-on-plug (COP) primary circuit faults (P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356). This may be due to the spark plugs causing RF interference with the PCM resulting in damage to the PCM and COPs.
If there are two (2) or more coil circuit primary DTCs when run...
I live where there is a lot of winter driving. All of the doors have rotted on the bottom. I do wash the car at the car wash but this still occurred.
Mazda Tribute Questionswhere is fuel filter located?on 2005 mazda tribute inline?just want to change (1 answer)
where is it located?
I started my Mazda tribute 2001(Automatic transmission) this morning after a whole night of rest. However, when I start the engine, it starts and i leave it for 3 mins just to heat up the engine. When I engage it to 1, it moves and then it dies and never start again.
WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?
Replaced computer twice...each time was because the rpm would go up to 3 when in park and not go down at all until slammed into drive or reverse drives fine but when placed back in park revs up again....problem is fixed when new computer is in and the car ran fine for 2 months then it happened ag...
Mazda Tribute RecallsShift Lever Disengages From Transmission
The shift lever may not be fastened securely to the transmission. Dealers will inspect the transmission and if necessary tighten the manual shift lever bolt or replace the lever assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
The electronics for the hybrid system have their own unique cooling needs. The coolant pump for this system can fail resulting in overheating of the hybrid electronics. As a result the powertrian may shut down causing the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the Motor Electronics Coolant (MEC) Pump with an improved "brushless" pump to correct this concern.
Due to a software issue that affects operation of the torque sensor, the electric power steering may stop functioning. This would make it difficult to steer the vehicle. Dealers will reprogram the power steering control module and instrument cluster module free of charge to resolve the concern. Dealers will also replace affected electric steering components as necessary upon inspection free of charge.