I complained about a burning oil smell many times while the car was still under warranty, and the Mazda service techs always pretended like they didn't find any problem. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before March 25, 2011. Driving the vehicle with the door unlatched could lead to an unbelted occupant being ejected and could result in death or injury. Highs: Fun to drive, amount of storage space, fold flat rear seats, value for the dollar in sportiness, equipment and cost to own. Dealerships aren't much better and together have cost me a lot of stress, aggravation, time and money. The cost of 17s compared to 16s is a lot more, and there's less selection. I live in a pretty mountainous area, and get really good mileage.
The outer door handles may stick which may prevent the door from latching. I suggest not even using the drain plug. Don't Know Review Date: 9th October, 2016 Faults: 100,000 km: The oil filter casing cracked. The first time they replaced a switch, second time could not find a problem. Complaint Number: 10196171 Incident Date: October 1, 2006 Date Added to File: July 12, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Occasionally car will not come out of park, took itto dealer twice for service.
The steering is light but not too slow, and you can actually feel the road through the wheel. Great car for the money hope to drive it another 100,000 miles. This car is fun to drive, fast, handles very well for a front drive car and moderately fuel efficient. Nearly all Mazda 6's of this era rust there so it appears this is a design issue. The recall began on February 13, 2009.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the combination switch, free of charge. Wagon and hatchback versions became available in 2004. I love my Mazda 6 because it's always ready to play when you want, yet can take you down the road in quiet comfort when you just want to relax. I've had it replaced under warranty, but now it's doing it again and my warranty is out. I have contacted my local dealership and took it in for service.
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. But in a market as competitive as this,… As the newness begins to wear off our Mazda6s, we wonder if it can truly separate itself from the midsize-sedan set. The Mazda6 has several strong attributes, including responsive handling, excellent brakes, a reasonably spacious and comfortable interior -- and quick acceleration in the V6 version. But overall, the Mazda6 remains a notch below some competing models. These repairs will be done free of charge. . Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
Plenty of room, driver volume and cruise controls on the steering wheel, great visibility of instrument cluster and and stylish console design especially the red lights at night , plenty of compartments for whatever you can think of. Had a old Toyota I bought new and after 167k miles did not have any unexpected problems. Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will apply a thread locking adhesive to the door screws and retorque them, free of charge. Mazda's number for this recall is 1417G. They will collect in the cover, and the first time you corner or hit the brakes hard, it will coming pouring out, and chances are you won't see it. The inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag. They frequently are banished to the hell of no sales and eventual oblivion.
The transmission worked great till the casing cracked. It also would slip out of gear in 3rd with shifting up sometimes. To repair have to remove and replace whole center console with new electronics and trim. Efficiency is good if you don't hammer it. Poor design and quality and is hit or miss if you get a decent one or a bad one. Mazda spokesman Jeremy Barnes said dealers had identified 20 cases in which spider webs were found in the vents. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V354.
So, overall the car has not given me any major mechanical problems, the hatchback fits lots of stuff, and has great looks. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? The recall began on September 12, 2017. But I like a car that performs, and this Mazda 6 does not. This service will be performed free of charge. We are afraid to run over something or someone, or get pulled over because of this issue, and we are afraid this may cause a car crash as well.
That is about 740 kms till the gas light comes on. The first time, they could not find a problem. Drive 70 miles a day. This could lead to perforation of the fuel tank, causing fuel leakage. Mazda will send interim notifications to owners beginning October 3, 2016 and will mail a second notice when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500.
I'd rather replace brakes than a clutch and tranny. If this occurs, the fuel tank pressure may become excessively negative when the emission control system works to purge the vapors from the canister. The car would not slow. The contact turned off the engine and the smoke disappeared. Mazda said it was unaware of any fires, injuries or crashes in the vehicles. If so, anyone accustomed to the automatic transmissions in all other cars will find themselves in the same position, unaware of the potential.