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2010 Mazda Cx-9 - JM3TB3MA2A0- Xenia, OH: August 28th, 2012
Tl- the contact owns a 2010 mazda cx-9. The contact stated that while the vehicle was parked he accidentally locked the doors with the remote key and the passenger was locked in the vehicle. The doors failed to unlock manually from the inside of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who filed a report and did not offer any additional assistance. The failure mileage was 35,000 and the current mileage was 35,572. Pmb


2007 Mazda Mazda3 - JM1BK343071- Farmington, MN: August 26th, 2012
Car purchased new, no problems prior to 17-january-2012 0-37,000 miles 1. 17-jan-2011- ps recall : dealer-replaced ps pump & lines per recall 37k 2. 21-feb-2011- ps failure at startup : dealer-loose connection, fixed 38k 3. 11-aug-2011- ps failure at startup : dealer-replaced ps pump & lines 45k 4. 30-may-2012- ps failure at startup : dealer-scan/diagnostics-replaced car battery 57k 5. 16-jul-2012- ps failure while moving : dealer-scan/diagnostics-no idea-no help 59k 6. 25-aug-2012- ps failure at startup : will call dealer tomorrow 60k if left off for a period of time, ps returns. Dangerous problem!


2008 Mazda Cx-9 - JM3TB38A180- Elk Grove Village , IL: August 24th, 2012
Brought into the mazda dealer schaumburg,il due to dashboard warning lights came on ; the tcf of light off light ,the red brake light and the stability indicator. The dealer indicated that unaware of any problems related to this incident. Claimed their the brake fluid was low but no leak with the brake fluid. The dealer filled up the brake fluid. ( lights would randomly come on when breaking on hills or inclines) i was working in madison , wi. 8/20/12-8/24/12-same problem with vehicle- with warning lights. Although, now i had problems with the brake pedal and stopping the vehicle in traffic. I brought the cx9 to mazda , elmhurst il. The dealer stated the car had the master cylinder and the power booster were leaking brake fluid and needed to be repaired. The failure miles was 54,400 miles. The repair is going to be $950 to repair. I believe that mazda should pay for this repair since my vehicle is one of 37,000 vehicles with the problem that was not repaired. I don't understand why this isn't being checked during the service check ups and or being recalled by mazda. This repair isn't a normal wear and tear repair and the repair should be covered by mazda.


2007 Mazda Mazda3 - JM1BK123171- Nauvoo, AL: August 23rd, 2012
Tl-the contact owns a 2007 mazda mazda3. The contact stated that both rear tires were continuously being wearing prematurely and could not be aligned. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who advised that the vehicle was performing as manufactured. The manufacturer was notified who offered no assistance. The tires were changed at least six times to no avail. The failure mileage was 89,000. Kmj


2010 Mazda Mazda3 - JM1BL1SGXA1- Forest Grove, OR: August 23rd, 2012
Have had intermittent power steering loss with indicator light illumination for approximately one year. After engine gets up to temp power steering cuts out. It will sometimes resume after stopping to let the engine cool. Current recall extends to 2007-2009 model year vehicles until the month before my vehicle was made. Mazda refuses to recognize that this could be related and since vehicle is out of warranty won't repair.


2010 Mazda Cx-9 - JM3TB2MA7A0- Mira Mar , FL: August 20th, 2012
The contact owns a 2010 mazda cx-9. The contact stated that while driving 25 mph, there was a delay in stopping distance once the brakes were engaged. The contact mentioned that he had to depress the brakes repeatedly in order to bring the vehicle to a complete stop. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the vacuum booster and master cylinder were defective and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 50,000 and the current mileage was 50,040.


1992 Mazda B Series - JM2UF3149N0- Whitefish, MT: August 16th, 2012
Constant loss of tire air pressure... Cracks on wheel welds.


2009 Mazda Mazda5 - JM1CR293790- Killeen , TX: August 16th, 2012
The contact owns a 2009 mazda mazda5 equipped with bridgestone potenza tires, size: p205-50-r17 go19grid. The contact stated that while the tires were being inspected, blisters were located on the tires. The tires were not replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 47,000.


2005 Mazda Tribute - 4F2YZ04155K- Atlanta, GA: August 15th, 2012
The contact owns a 2005 mazda tribute. The contact stated that while parked, the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The fire department reported to the scene and concluded that the fire began on the passenger side of the engine. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and a report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000.


2009 Mazda Mazda3 - JM1BK343X91- Fortworth, TX: August 15th, 2012
The contact owns a 2009 mazda 3. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds a warning lamp illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the yaw rate censor needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance since the vehicle was not included in nhtsa campaign id number: 09v187000 (electronic stability control). The failure mileage was 12,000.


2012 Mazda Mazda3 - JM1BL1V88C1- Anaheim, CA: August 14th, 2012
The contact owns a 2012 mazda mazda3. The contact stated that the chrome paneling on the steering wheel and the dashboard was causing momentarily blindness when the sun or light reflected off the chrome. The contact notified the manufacturer and they advised that there was nothing they could do to assist. The failure mileage was not available.


2011 Mazda Cx-7 - JM3ER4DL9B0- Philadelphia, PA: August 14th, 2012
The contact owns a 2011 mazda cx-7. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph with the air conditioner activated, the vehicle was making a banging and rattling sound. The contact stated the sound was also heard when the turbo was activated. The failure would occur with or without the air conditioner activated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to diagnose the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 14.


2003 Mazda Tribute - 4F2YZ04113K- Portage, MI: August 13th, 2012
The first 2 to 4 times the accelerator is used (not pushed hard), the cable sticks. We have to push harder on the pedal, then it suddenly releases. This causes the vehicle to jump in the direction chosen. It is very difficult to smoothly back our of the garage or parking space. Then the accelerator is slow to return to idle. It appears to be the same issue as recall nhtsa campaign #04v583000 for 2004 tributes, but our vehicle was built at the end of 2003.


2005 Mazda Tribute - 4F2CZ94145K- Thornton, CO: August 10th, 2012
I have a karr car alarm, dealer installed prior to purchase. Recently, while the car locked in the drive way, the alarm went off unexpectedly. Then while driving the door ajar alarm went off constantly. Went to karr and had a new alarm system put in. Still happens. Went to mazda and they found the rear passenger door lock assembly was defective. Had extended warranty and they fixed it. 11 days later the alarm went off again in the drive way while sitting there locked. Called mazda again and am scheduled to bring the car in to check it out again. Karr mechanic stated that he had the same problems with ford escape and mazda tribute customers all due to the door lock assemblies in the fact that the electrical mechanism seems to be reverse logic than other cars. This is becoming both annoying and frustrating. In the mean time i cannot lock the car in the drive way or when i am at stores - no security or theft-control.


2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed6 - JM1GG12LX71- Wausau , WI: August 9th, 2012
Loud clunk in the drive train. Took it in and found the transfer case had leaked enough oil for large parts to be dislodged. Looked and found there was a tsb on the issue but was never notified. In searching the internet, i have found numerous people who have experienced the same issue. Mazda is aware of this issue but does not contact the owners of the car. The resulting repair is very expensive and, i feel there is a chance of transfer case lock up and possible loss of control.


2012 Mazda Mazda3 - JM1BL1L81C1- San Francisco, CA: August 8th, 2012
The car sometimes surges during downshifting. I will be driving in moderate traffic in third gear. The traffic slows, and i let in the clutch and apply the brake. When the traffic starts to pick up again, i am going too slow for third, so i shift into second and let the clutch out. My right foot is just resting lightly on the gas pedal. The car has not been idling fast, but as soon as the clutch is engaged, the engine suddenly roars and the car leaps forward, even though i have not pressed the gas at all. I let in the clutch again to avoid an accident. When i let it out again, it works normally. This happens once, twice, or not at all in a 40-mile round trip out of town and back. It also happens frequently when i make a left turn without stopping, but where i need to slow and downshift. I coast into the turn with the clutch pedal in, shift down, and attempt to let the clutch out when coming out of the turn. I would expect the car to slow when i shift down unless i am pressing the accelerator, but something other than me is giving it gas. It is impossible to predict when this will happen, and it never happens twice in a row. I have made it happen on purpose, but i think that was pure luck. It happens when downshifting into any gear, but because of the heavy traffic in our area, it ends up usually being third to second. It has happened to me when downshifting into third or fourth also.


2009 Mazda Mazda6 - 1YVHP81A495- Moscow, PA: August 6th, 2012
The contact owns a 2009 mazda mazda6. The contact stated that while driving, the psi warning light illuminated. The front driver side tire deflated immediately after the warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a repair shop where the contact was advised that there was corrosion on the valve stem for the four tires. The front driver side valve was completely damaged by corrosion. The vehicle was repaired by replacing the four valve stems and the tires. The manufacturer was not made aware of failure. The current mileage and failure mileage was 48,888.


2003 Mazda B4000 - 4F4YR46E13T- Seminole, FL: August 4th, 2012
15" dunlop tire, looked like it was barley used still had the numbs on it. Middle of tire tread peeled off, sending the back end of our truck sideways then rolling in a deep embankment. Truck totaled. Will give more info.


2004 Mazda Mazda6 - 1YVHP84C345- Arlington, TX: August 1st, 2012
My battery on my 2004 mazda 6 went out and i had to jump start it to. Go to work and come from work one day. The next day i took my battery to get checked to see what the issue was and they told me my battery was completely dead and it had only 6 months of usage. I put a new battery in my vehicle and as i installed the new battery i unplugged it to see if my alternator would kick in to make sure it was working correctly and as i put the battery back on a shortage happens and my wipers came on at full speed and all my lights were blinking on my dash and a smell of electrical wires burning started to happen and the entire electrical system has messed up. Turn signal lights don't work,headlights, bose stereo,hazard lights,reverse lights truck don't open windows don't go up or down and while i drive the speedometer does not track the velocity the needle goes crazy and my e-brake light is on and track control light is blinking and the air bag lights come on all the time. I do not know where to start to fix this issue but i'm really disappointed in this because i just have 8 months with my vehicle from a dealer ship and they checked out car just fine. This is going to be a super high cost to repair all the damages. Just from a change of a battery. And to top it all thank god i wasn't in the car because their was a small fire in the wires but it went away quick.


2009 Mazda Mazda3 - JM1BK323391- Pembrooke Pines, FL: July 30th, 2012
The contact owns a 2009 mazda mazda3. The contact stated that spiders were all over the vehicle. The contact did research and found that mazda recalled the 2009 mazda6 under nhtsa campaign id number: 11v134000 (fuel system: gasoline: storage tank assembly) which stated that a certain type of spider could weave a web inside the fuel canister. The contact stated that the same spider was in their vehicle. The manufacturer was contacted and stated that the 2009 mazda was not included in the recall and offered no further assistance. The failure mileage was unknown, but the current mileage was 30,000.