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2013 Mazda CX-5 Repair Histories

151 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2013 Mazda CX-5. 56 of these members (37.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 137 repairs to 2013 Mazda CX-5s--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2013 Mazda CX-5 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 137 repairs.
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2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-5 in Georgia, United States
Mar 2012 - Oct 2014
  Tire pressure light had to be reset as it was reading a problem that was not there, tires were at proper pressure 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Aug 2012 - Mar 2013
2000 mi   Rattle noise coming from center of dash when car is cold. Instrument panel was removed - Center bracket was missing foam padding. Factory defect. 
4000   Seat covers are coming loose. Repaired per TSB 09-035112 
5000   Glove box dampener replaced due to rattle noise 
7000   Driver side mirror vibrating at highway speeds. Fixed per TSB 09-002/13. Many other rattles the dealer couldn't pinpoint. Traded for a 2014. 
Mazda CX-5 in Florida, United States
Mar 2012 - Dec 2014
6000 mi   Hood flutters at highway speed near windshield. Tech confirmed issue and adjusted and tightened hood. 
21000   Driver's seat rail was replaced due to clunking and slight rocking motion. 

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2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2013
  Driver side mirror vibrated when driving. Dealership said no fix yet. Wait until Nov. 1st. This is a common issue. 
4000 mi US $10 Replaced defective mirror with one that also had a problem. Mazda notified, waiting for a response. 
6000   Service Bulletin for mirror vibration was done. It is better but not completely fixed to my satisfaction. Just a little bothersome, I am just giving up. Not worth my time. 
Mazda CX-5 in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2012 - Mar 2015
9300 mi   Rear cargo cover would rattle when going over uneven terrain. Steering wheel cover have excess clearance on windshield wiper stalk, intermittently produces rattles going over uneven terrain 
11780   Rear passenger seat latch had excess clearance with latch lock. Used electrical tape to reduce clearance between latch and latch lock. Noise has been gone since DIY repair. 
35960   When transmission is cold, after shifting from Reverse to Drive, engine revs to near 3000RPM. Vehicle would lunge forward. When transmission is at normal operating temperature, rough shifting and clunking when switch from R to D. 
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Mar 2012 - Jul 2014
5000 mi   There was a rattle coming from the right front of the vehicle. Some cowl bolts needed to be tightened. There is a TSB for this. Supposed to be a permanent fix. No problems since. 
25000   Trim piece (rubber/weatherstripping) that runs under the driver and rear passenger door was coming loose at the front. Dealer replaced under warranty. 
Mazda CX-5 in Oregon, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2014
1000 mi   engine wasnt coming up to running temp.told was bad T-stat. replaced and was sent on my way. Cel came on again,checked code and same issue.waiting to hear from mazda NA to get it repaired again. repeat CEL with not coming to running temp. 
3000   reflash of comp due to mil on from engine not coming to proper heat range 
Mazda CX-5 in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2014
100 mi   replaced defective sirius antenna 
80   Sirius satellite radio not working. Dealer diagnosed defective antenna. Dealer had to order new antenna as one was not in stock. 
15000   leather drivers seatback started to separate at a seam--dealer opted to replace entire leather seatback cover instead of repairing the seam 

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2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2012 - Jul 2014
  Driver side mirror shakes above ~35 mph (rearview and passenger side mirror are solid). They inspected it and said there was no issue. It still shakes. Update: it stopped bothering me. Not sure if it went away or I just got used to it. 
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
3000 mi   Rattle under the dashboard when riding over bumps. Left side of lower seat (where your butt is) was ripped upwards off the base. Lower seat trim cloth had to be replaced. Driver side mirror vibrates at 50+ MPH 
4300   Seat cover replaced. 
7000   Rattle from dashboard, especially from the passenger side. 
16000   Symmetrical dents due to body fatigue on both sides by the hatch. Those are symmetric and look very similar on both sides. Left side dented more than right side. 
16000   Driver side seat cover ripped out again from left side. New one installed. This was 2nd repair for this same problem. Driver side mirror shake at HWY speeds ~50MPH and over. Per Service Manager, special bracket was installed to remedy this. 

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