Mazda Repair and Maintenance

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

Mazda 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.

Turbocharger May Fail

A lack of power may develop due to a failed turbocharger. Failed turbochargers will require replacement to restore engine power.

Airbag Warning Light Illuminated

Damaged wiring to the seat belt pre-tensioner sensor may cause the Airbag Warning Light to illuminate.

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Mazda 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?

On cruse it reveals high buy won't go back down till after I push brake or gas (1 answer)

Cruse control not working rifht

I need a timing belt cover I wanted to know how much will that cost ? (1 answer)

if the water pump, front engine seals, drive belts,idlers, and tensioner along with the belt are in good shape and still good do I have to still pay to get it fixed?

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Mazda 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.

Steering Knuckle Separates Causing Loss Of Steering

The lower mounting nuts and bolts that attach the front strut assembly to the steering knuckle may loosen, resulting in the steering knuckle separating from the strut. Dealers will inspect the nuts and bolts to ensure they are properly tightened, replacing loose bolts and tightening them to the proper specification free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Mazda Reviews

We picked up our ES when it was 3 years old with 46,000 on it. I said I'd drive it into the ground and then replace it. 8 years later, it is currently at 208,000 with only minor repairs (one injector coil at 60k, water pump at 110k and again at 190k, idle control unit at 180k). At a local shop, the repairs have been ridiculously cheap as well. The size is perfect. In Asia, they sell the version...
1992 Miata with 114,000 miles on her- love this car- a pure delight to drive !
If you truly love driving curvy roads and want the experience of an old English or Italian open-top sportster without the cost to buy or maintain, look no further. He is my love story: After renting a 1970's Alfa-Romeo Spider for a weekend, I HAD to have a little roadster for the awesome backroads where we live! My then 12 year-old son fell in love with cars that warm Autumn weekend as I d...

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