CX-5 Daytime Running Light Failure
The LED daytime running lights in the 2016 CX-5 are known to flicker and fail. Mazda admitted that the sealing gaskets attached to the light's wiring connectors release sulfur, corroding the circuit.Continue reading article "CX-5 Daytime Running Light Failure"
Valve Stem Corrosion and TPMS Warnings
Mazda owners are experiencing warning lights, valve stem corrosions, and sudden tire blowouts that can all be traced to issues with the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Law firms are currently gathering information about potential cl…Continue reading article "Valve Stem Corrosion and TPMS Warnings"
Variable Valve Timing and Stretched Timing Chains
Mazda’s L-series engines are earning a reputation for variable valve timing (VVT) defects that can cause oil leaks, excessive smoke out of the tailpipe, loose timing chains, and catastrophic engine failure. Mazda acknowledged the problems i…Continue reading article "Variable Valve Timing and Stretched Timing Chains"
What Owners Complain About the Most
Sorting out which topics, problems, and model years have the most overall complaints from owners on CarComplaints.com.
Worst Issues view all problems
- clutch failed in the 2010 MAZDA3
- daytime running led light failure in the 2016 CX-5
- dashboard melting in the 2010 MAZDA3
- brake power boost unit failure in the 2012 CX-9
- wheel well area completely rusted out in the 2005 Tribute
- engine timing chain stretched in the 2007 CX-7
- will not completely shut down in the 2014 CX-5
What Breaks the Most view all topics
Toss another 19,500 Mazdas onto the pile of vehicles recalled for Takata airbags.
Mazda says 2007-2009 B-Series trucks have driver's side inflators that can degrade and explode due to long-term exposure to high heat and humidity.…keep reading article "Mazda Recalls B-Series Trucks with Risky Takata Driver's Side Airbags"
Mazda has seen the light.
After years of complaints about the CX-5's daytime running light flickering and failing, the automaker has issued a recall for nearly 44,000 vehicles.keep reading article "The 2016 CX-5's Terrible Daytime Running Lights Have Been Recalled"
Mazda is recalling over 14,000 MX-5 Miatas with automatic transmissions because of sudden and unexpected downshifts.
The problem is likely a software bug in the vehicle’s clutch control logic. Or I guess in this case, illogic? The recall affects the 2016-2019 model years and will hopefully start by the end of March.keep reading article "Miata Recalled for Suddenly Downshifting"
There’s enough corrosion forming on the subframes of the 2009-2010 Mazda6 to separate lower control arms and cause steering rack mounting bolts to fail.
The best case scenario is your alignment feels off and the steering pulls harshly to one side. Given enough time, you’ll loose all steering ability entirely.…keep reading article "The Mazda6 Has Enough Rust to Sheer Off Critical Steering Components"
Mazda, along with pretty much every other automaker, has announced another batch of recall expansions for Takata inflators.keep reading article "Another Round of Takata Recall Expansions"
The best way to find out what's wrong with a vehicle is from the people who drive them. Not only do owner complaints help us rank vehicles by reliability, but they're often used to spark class-action lawsuits and warranty extensions. Plus, they're a great way to vent.