Mazda Issues a CX-5 Squealing Brake Pad TSB

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.

The CX-5 brake pads can be affected by road salt used in colder weather, causing the brakes to stay partially applied because of rust on the outer rear brake pads.

2013 and 2014 owners might be eligible for a repair under Mazda’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty term of 36 months/36,000 miles. There are additional details on