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"
Which Mazda Vehicles Have Recalled Takata Airbags?
Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 34 million+ vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in aut…Continue reading article "Which Mazda Vehicles Have Recalled Takata Airbags?"
Excess “Weld Spatter” Has Been Disabling Airbags in the 3rd Generation Mazda6
Mazda got a little sloppy with their welds and the excess material started making contact with and disabling important electrical components. Like the one that tells the car when it should and shouldn’t deploy the airbag.Continue reading article "Excess “Weld Spatter” Has Been Disabling Airbags in the 3rd Generation Mazda6"
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…Continue reading article "Valve Stem Corrosion and TPMS Warnings"
Mazda Clutch Failure and Warranty Problems
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…Continue reading article "Mazda Clutch Failure and Warranty Problems"
Variable Valve Timing and Stretched Timing Chains
Mazda’s L-series engines are earning a reputation for variable valve timing (VVT) defects that can cause oil leaks, excessive smoke out of the tailpipe, loose timing chains, and catastrophic engine failure. Mazda acknowledged the problems i…Continue reading article "Variable Valve Timing and Stretched Timing Chains"
CX-9 Brake Booster Failure
CX-9 owners are worried about increased stopping distances with brake pedals that feel spongy (and unsafe) or really hard to push (and unsafe). I bet you're sensing a theme here. NHTSA was looking at the issue but closed their investigation…Continue reading article "CX-9 Brake Booster Failure"
Dangerous Glare Off Mazda's Melting Dashboards
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…Continue reading article "Dangerous Glare Off Mazda's Melting Dashboards"
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