5 Common Mazda MAZDA6 Problems

A list of some of the most common issues MAZDA6 owners have to deal with.

  1. 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…

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What MAZDA6 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.

What Breaks the Most

Years to Avoid

MAZDA6 Generations

The MAZDA6 has 3 generations, each with their own issues. Using the same PainRank™ system we've determined that you're better off avoiding the 1st generation (2003–2008).

MAZDA6 Key Numbers

  1. 267 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 896 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 30 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

MAZDA6 Class-Action Lawsuits

The MAZDA6 has been named as a class vehicle in the following lawsuits.

  • Stedman, et al. v. Mazda Motor Corporation, et al.

    1. Case Filed

      A Mazda MAZDA3 clutch noise and replacement lawsuit will continue after a California federal judge granted in part Mazda's motion to dismiss, but allowed some claims to carry on, giving 2010-2015 MAZDA3 owners hope of relief.

    Class Vehicles
    • 2009-2011 Mazda3
    • 2009-2011 Mazda6

Recent MAZDA6 News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

  1. Have you ever tried to drive your car with the parking brake still applied?

    It doesn't take long to realize something is wrong. That's something 228,000 Mazda3 and Mazda6 owners might soon experience thanks to corrosion. The 2014-2015 Mazda6 and 2014-2016 Mazda3 cars have brake calipers where water can enter and cause the parking brake actuator shafts to corrode and bind. This can cause the parking brakes to not engage or completely disengage.

    keep reading article "Parking Brake in Mazda3 and Mazda 6 Might Bind When Trying to Drive, Disengage When Trying to Park"

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