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I have a Mazda 3 Skyactive 2012

(2012 Mazda Mazda3)
in Fairhaven, MA on December 04, 2012
When im driving between 55/60 We can feel a vibration in the front end, Motor mounts have been reset, and the tires have all been rotated, and the vibration is still there. Thank You
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on May 25, 2015
Goodguy doesn't get it...
Everyone I speak with that owns 2012 2014 mazda3 cars has the same vibration.
Mazda is hiding something.
They have worked on ours from 5000 miles to 30000 miles with little to no improvement.
The warranty is for parts they agree have failed.
They won't condemn the CV axles or transmissions.
Yep we are getting screwed. We need a class action suit. Pepsicanic@yahoo.com
on November 19, 2013
I have a 2012 Mazda 3. I had busted motor mount front right last year, 4 months after purchase and now my transmission / motor mount just broke 2 weeks ago. I have 46,000 on the car and am going to have to put on a 3rd set of tires. Ruined the first 2 sets and no one knows what is wrong. They don't want to fix 2nd motor mount under warranty so it is just sitting there considering I paid an additional 2000.00 through the dealership for the extended warranty. Mazda makes great cars but don't think you are going to get truthful answers if you take it in under warranty. Mazda service is poor at best!!!
on October 18, 2014
Same problem with same model and year car.went to a tire shop with a advanced wheel balancing machine problem solved no more vibration of car and steering wheel.
on December 04, 2012
See dealer for new car troubles.
on December 04, 2012
thx for the info but been there with the dealer
on August 15, 2014
Hello, I recently purchased a 2014 Mazda myself and am having the same issue I described. I fear that I'm basically screwed at this point based on everything I've been reading. I was just wondering if you ever saw any resolution to this or if you just had to give in.

Thanks!
on December 05, 2012
How many miles on vehicle?
on December 05, 2012
under 6000 and going to bring the car in today or see what day i can bring it in for #2 times to c what there say this time
on December 05, 2012
whatever it is it should still be under warranty
on December 05, 2012
While you are there , ask to test drive an identically equipped car , for comparison just so YOU have a 'baseline' to compare to. One other question, when you drive yor car , does the vibration improve at all after 5 miles or so , on a highway (constant speeds of 45MPH or better? If so then your car may have sat for an extended period and the tires became 'flatspotted'. IF that's the case , then they need to put 'fresher' tires (even if swapped from another car on lot) on your car. Hopefully that's the case and you don't have to sweat the thought of wether or not you got a 'lemon'. Good luck.
on December 04, 2012
check your front end and have your tires balanced
on December 04, 2012
ok i will and i told the dealer that the next thing was going to do the tires
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