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"
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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.
- daytime running led light failure in the 2016 CX-5
- will not completely shut down in the 2014 CX-5
- windshield breaks easily in the 2016 CX-5
- windshield easily cracks/divots in the 2015 CX-5
- premature brake wear in the 2016 CX-5
What Breaks the Most
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 article "The 2016 CX-5's Terrible Daytime Running Lights Have Been Recalled"
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 article "Live Traffic? Lawsuit Says the Popular Feature Suddenly Died"
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 article "Mazda Orders Recall of Diesel Engines That Leak and Stall"
Heads up, Mazda owners! The automaker just announced a recall of 2.2 million vehicles with rear hatches that can come crashing down.
keep reading article "Mazda Hatches, Falling 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.…
Do the brakes in your CX-5 sound like a squealing band of toddlers who are scratching their nails on a chalkboard?
It's not pleasant and according to TSB 04-005/15 road salt is to blame.…keep reading article "Mazda Issues a CX-5 Squealing Brake Pad TSB"
Mazda is issuing a small recall for a big problem.
keep reading article "Loose Nuts and Bolts Can Cause a Complete Loss of Steering in 578 Vehicles"
[Mazda] says the front strut and steering knuckle can separate and cause what Mazda calls a "significant loss of steering control and increased risk of a crash.…
A rear-impact crash is enough to ruin anyone's day, but certain 2014-2016 CX-5 owners are facing a potential nightmare.
Over 264,000 CUVs have fuel filler pipes that may bust open in a rear-collision, and with sparks flying this is a perfect recipe for starting a fire.…keep reading article "CX-5 Fuel Filler Pipes Can Bust Open in a Rear Impact Crash"