The transmission died during a uphill. It would rev. but no acceleration at all. Pull over on the side shut the car for 30 second and it work fine after that.
Minor leak was discovered on differential case. Differential was replaced under warranty.
Mazda installed a data recorder to capture transmission (mis)behavior (first reported 5/22/12). Data recorder caused car to malfunction, Mazda NA impounded for 3 days to diagnose. NHTSA OID 10488066. http://goo.gl/BNpnJ
6 Speed Automatic Transmission -- 3 issues (could not fit details in this text box) Cruise Control – inaccurate at highway speeds
418 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mazda CX-5. 23 of these members
(5.5%) have reported transmission repairs for their car.
A total of 32 transmission repairs to Mazda CX-5s--an average of 0.1 per
vehicle--have been reported.