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"
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Where Brakes Complaints Happen
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.
- brake power boost unit failure in the 2012 CX-9
- premature brake wear in the 2014 MAZDA3
- premature brake wear in the 2016 CX-5
- stiff, difficult braking in the 2010 CX-9
- brake hard in the 2012 CX-9
- rotors and pads worn out in the 2013 CX-5
- brakes not working properly in the 2016 CX-5
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.keep reading article "Parking Brake in Mazda3 and Mazda 6 Might Bind When Trying to Drive, Disengage When Trying to Park"
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.…
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"
The 2010-2011 Mazda CX-9 was investigated by NHTSA earlier this year for brakes that weren't doing a great job at, well ... braking.
Some owners even said the brake pedal would hiss when you stepped on it, kind of like my cat -- I don't think he likes me very much. Anyway ... that investigation was recently closed and the verdict? No recall.…keep reading article "Hissing Brake Investigation Closed After Warranty Extended"