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Clicking noise due to "stick-slip" condition when changing gear direction on Mazda Mazda3

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Some vehicles may make a single clicking noise when changing gear direction. This can be caused by a "stick-slip" condition between the CV axle shaft and wheel hub. Mazda has washers that can be installed between the axle shaft and wheel hub that addresses this concern.
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Mazda Mazda3 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 30,000 (30,000–30,000)
3 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2007
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