The 3 Most Common MAZDA3 Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that MAZDA3 owners have to deal with.

Valve Stem Corrosion and TPMS Warnings

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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…

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Mazda Clutch Failure and Warranty Problems

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Mazda has been known to dodge warranty claims on their allegedly defective clutch systems. So much for that 'bumper-to-bumper' guarantee. A lawsuit has been filed by owners tired of replacing their clutch early and often and while Mazda tri…

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Dangerous Glare Off Mazda's Melting Dashboards

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The materials used in certain Mazda dashboards can't stand the heat of the sun, which is unfortunate when you consider that they sit under it all day long. Perhaps feeling the heat from a class-action lawsuit, Mazda extended the warranty co…

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What MAZDA3 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.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

Comparing 4 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The MAZDA3 has 4 generations with the latest starting in the 2019 model year.

By the Numbers

  1. 529 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to

  2. 1,067 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 22 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

The Latest MAZDA3 News

Mazda Hatches, Falling Down

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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 exter … continue reading

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