Replace left turn signal-front bulb; To resolve oil leak-replaced oil pan gasket and front crank seal. Again, I think it was the computer. In each incident, the vehicle runs very rough and very slow. Mechanic guessed problem before I even told him. On the internet, I find very many similar incidents for the Mazda Mpv. Luckily - one of the front ones. It has already been a week.
It is about 6 inches narrower and a bit shorter Mazda 6 size than our other minivan. Replaced front right wheel bearing winter tires removed and new all season radial tires installed. The car now has about 14000 miles on it. We get 20 in town, and 26 or so highway. In another incident, we were leaving town, and the other, we were in town. Other than replacing battery this was an easy fix. Once it was adjusted the van drives very nicely, more like a car than most minivans.
Initial assessment by the dealer tech at star Mazda in glendale, ca was that connecting rod failed and engine seized. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. A typical model has about 200 to 400 samples for each model year. Jun 2015213900 mi Oil leak from front valve cover. Slightly over 1 hour time to replace. We never were warned of this problem or the need for the specific preventable maintenance by either the company or rosenthal Mazda. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 ,Option 4.
Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. A website to check is: www. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. But popularity often is a predecessor to contempt; and in due time, minivans became contemptible to many auto buyers for reasons having nothing to do with their intrinsic value. I am now concerned that this ignition coil problem may continue to re-occur in the future.
Had to remove battery to get the 3 plugs undone on old module. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. The V6 is peppy but thirsty. Switch to a different brand of fuel and drive the vehicle for at least 100 miles. As the vehicle is driven, the oxidizing reaction odor in the converter will decrease with mileage and age. The vehicle has not been taken to the Mazda dealer, but the manufacturer stated that there was no recall. Found at oil change during 30 point inspection.
You will be extremely pleased. The contact took the vehicle to the mechanic and was informed that moisture enters the engine and fouls the cylinder when it rains. In the questionnaire, we ask subscribers to note any problems with their cars that occurred in the past 12 months. Always get the battery with longest warranty. Other than that the vehicle has been a solid family hauler and commuter for me.
As a matter of fact I drive over 40,000 miles a year for my job. Note: This recall is partially superseded by recall 18V402. There is a foul odor that can be smelt when the car shuts off like rotten eggs. It ended up that it was the thermostat and not the engine coolant temperature sensor. Consumer Reports obtains its reliability data from a questionnaire that is sent to subscribers. I have since learned from web postings that this ignition coil problem may be a fairly common repair on 2004 Mazda mini-vans and I'm wondering if this is a design defect that should be addressed through a recall and repair by Mazda.
None of this solved the problems. Note: this bearing previously replaced Sept 2014. I also checked the oil and it isnt milky what so ever. There was an instance where the car completely shut off while driving but this has not happen again not sure if the two are related. I am now concerned that this ignition coil problem may continue to re-occur in the future.
Engine codes showed lean bank 1. Repair took 2 hours as I had to put van on jacks and replace from underneath. I have since learned from web postings that this ignition coil problem may be a fairly common repair on 2004 Mazda Mini-vans and I'm wondering if this is a design defect that should be addressed through a recall and repair by Mazda. We purchased used and have had for a year with no problems, just a tune up and normal maintenance. Mazda ordered and replaced part to repair brakes under warranty.
It took 2 or 3 computer adjustments by the dealer to get it right and a day of letting them drive it themselves to see what I was talking about. Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. Is it in the water pump and where is that? If I hit the gas alittle too hard too where it idles high 3500 and up It will have the temperature rising and the fans kick on when I turn the key on so Im assuming they work fine. Just started at cyl 4 and problem cleared. Were I on a highway when the light came on. Mazda - if you're out there listening - bring it back! It turns out to be the opposite.