2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Mazda MX-5 Miata 2016

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata repairs by problem area

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Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

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Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (10%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (70%)

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2dr Convertible

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual RWD

Mazda MX-5 Miata in Virginia, United States
Mar 2016 - Jan 2017
Aug 2016

5000 mi
Clicking noise coming from improperly torqued differential bolts repaired. TSB issued for this problem. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in Rhode Island, United States
Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
Oct 2016

4000 mi
Replaced Blind Spot Monitoring Sensors under a TSB. I noticed that they were randomly turning off. Car had to be stopped to turn them back on. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2016 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

6000 mi
Cloth roof was frayed and worn in several spots 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2016 - Dec 2016
Jun 2016

1860 mi
Inner headliner detached from rear window. I was easily able to reattach it. Factory recall bulletin for modified attachment system was installed. 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in California, United States
Feb 2016 - Dec 2016
Jun 2016

3000 mi
a strap in the convertible top broke requiring a replacement top. seat belt retractor needed tensioning 
Mazda MX-5 Miata in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2015 - Dec 2016
Oct 2015 Convertible top not aligned properly rear window not properly attached to soft top rail 
Sep 2016

3000 mi
inner convertible top liner installed incorrectly at the plant, detaches and blocks rear visibility when top down convertible top misaligned at factory, causing rattles at the locking mechanism 

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Repair Histories

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