Mazda CX-9 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mazda CX-9

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Mazda CX-9 Problems

Water damage to body control module

Various electrical issues may develop related to the body control module (BCM). There have been reports of water damage to the BCM caused by clogged or damaged sunroof drains. It is recommend to periodically inspect the sun roof drain for debris and clean as necessary.

Chirp or Squeak Noted From the Front of the Vehicle

A chirping or squeaking noise may be noted from the front of the vehicle when traversing bumps at low speeds. Our technicians tell us this type of noise is generally caused by the front strut mounts which will require replacement.

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Mazda CX-9 Questions

Why are "shop charges" not included in an estimate? & what are they exactly? (1 answer)

Itemized estimate for transmission that includes detail like: parts, labor, teardown, fluids, core, seals, ect. Then states at the bottom does NOT include shop charges and taxes.... What are these vague shop charges? & why not list the estimated shop costs in the estimate?

Trim and Molding and Bumper issues (2016/CX-5) (1 answer)

After 6 car washes, the exterior trim and Bumpers showed some fading and white marks, like the paint or coloring had faded off.
Anyone having trim issues like this.
anyone have a good solution?

How much should it cost to replace 6 ignition coils and spark plugs? (1 answer)

with labor I was told it would cost 1500.00$. That seems too high to me.

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Mazda CX-9 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.

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.

Ball Joints Corrode And Separate From Suspension

The ball joint may corrode and separate from the suspension of the vehicle. Dealers will replace both front lower control arms free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Mazda CX-9 Reviews

Purchased our CX-9 Grand Touring in December 2007 (new). Have 65,000 miles and I must say this car drives / rides / handles like new. Only had one minor problem of the interior fan for the air-conditioner would turn on when you shut the car off. Mazda dealer was well aware of this quirk, and replaced an electronic module for $100. Have no other repairs,other than normal maintenance. Just h...
The CX-9 is as close to perfect as an SUV/Crossover can get! It is superior to my former Explorers and Grand Cherokee in every way! The interior could pass for a Lexus. Handling, acceleration and braking are closer to that of a sports sedan than an SUV. It is smooth and quiet at highway speeds. It also has tons of room, lots of useful features and third row seat that is accessible and co...
Major problems I have had 1) faulty front wheel bearing @ 92500 miles 2) a horrible interior noise not easily traceable. It sounds like there is a air leak into cabin at high speeds. 3) In all other ways it works like a charm. Repairs are not expensive. Drives really well. Still get 21 miles/gallon.

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