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.
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What CX-5 Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
CX-5 Key Numbers
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
Mazda's 2016 "Grand Touring" package is a ~$1500 technology upgrade
that was advertised as having auto dimming mirrors, rain sensing wipers, and an integrated navigation system with "live traffic" alerts to help drivers find alternative routes around congested roads.…keep reading
It hasn't been a good year for diesel.
There's the whole VW mess, a BlueTEC Mercedes-Benz lawsuit in California, and a GM Duramax lawsuit in Michigan. And now Mazda is issuing a recall for diesel engines outside the USA that stall, leak fuel, and catch on fire. Well, at least it's not emissions-related? Here are a few of the issues.…keep reading
Heads up, Mazda owners! The automaker just announced a recall of 2.2 million vehicles with rear hatches that can come crashing down.
Mazda says the vehicles don't have enough of a corrosion protective coating on the ends of the external cylinders of the rear hatch gas lift supports. Without enough corrosion protection, the dampers can be affected by water containing road salt and cause the dampers to break.…