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2007 Mazda CX-7 Repair Histories

172 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Mazda CX-7. 69 of these members (40.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 187 repairs to 2007 Mazda CX-7s--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 187 repairs.

2007 Mazda CX-7 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 37 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-7 in Missouri, United States
Apr 2007 - Feb 2010
8000 mi   Acceleration / throttle response not consistent Transmission programming allowed "surging" at highway speed Door seal design changed to prevent dust/dirt buildup on inside lower edge of door 
9000   Door seal parts arrived and installed successfully 
10000   Parts arrived to fix A/C issue; repaired successfully 
Mazda CX-7 in California, United States
Jan 2006 - May 2009
3750 mi   Cel for leaking gas cap, replace cap 
8400   2nd service, another CEL for loose cap, replace loose window trim 
15000   Check engine light, Repaired by recall of gas cap Poor engine performance from a rest, engine knock when using premimum gas Transmission shudders when on highway. Said they could not reproduce problem even though there is a TSB out on this issue, No repairs were made even though there is a new transmission flash out. 
16000   Engine ecu updated with new software per TSB Transmission TSB performed to smooth out shifting by reflashing transmission TCU. Sucessful 
16000   Poor designed door seals allowed dirt and mud to collect in door jam. Repaired with revised design door seals per TSB 
26000   Sometimes exhibits severe engine knock on reapplying throttle after slowing down. Mazda reflashed the ECU Car had severe engine knock on trip home from dealer. This time they replaced the fuel pump. seems to have repaired the problem. 
32000   Severe engine pinging upon light acceleration when using premimum fuel. 
33000   Engine knocking on premium fuel. Engine ECU updated with 2008 version and VVT actuator replaced. per TSB. 
Mazda CX-7 in Ohio, United States
Nov 2006 - Aug 2007
11000 mi   Bad gas cap. Replaced gas cap under warranty. Bad O2 sensor. When replacing dealer also damaged catalytic converter. 
12000   Check engine light. Dealer diagnosed a flutter control valve in the intake manifold. Stability control warning light comes on and stays on during start ups on cold (ie below approx 10deg F) days. Light stays lit for entire trip. Dealer reported many cars do that, but Mazda currently does not have a fix. 
12000   Shutter valve malfunction. Dealer stated parts were in, but they weren't. Dealer attempted to modify part per TSB, but fix didn't work. Part is still on order. Bad O2 sensor. Part took 14 days to arrive. Flutter valve replaced. Stability Control light stays lit after cold starts (single digit temps and below). On this visit, problem as attributed to flutter valve issue. Problem has reocurred in March, however. 
14000   Stability Control warning light comes on and stays on in extreme cold weather. 
Mazda CX-7 in Ohio, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
  gas cap does not fit properly to create a sufficient vacuum. Cap was repaired and new cap was ordered 
Mazda CX-7 in Florida, United States
Nov 2006 - Mar 2012
11000 mi   passenger rear taillight cracked due to overtightening at the factory. 
13000   New tail light installed (email 050207) 
20000   Hesitation at lower RPM's. Transmission Control Module reflashed, drives like never before, simply amazing!  Door squeak on driver's door. Fixed per TSB (lube) Engine also got a reflash for the ECU. 
34000   Tailpipes were leaving soot on rear bumper. New tips installed, problem solved. 
46000   Turbo seals leaked oil on intake and exhaust sides. ruined 02 sensor. Smoke poured out of the exhaust after 20 minutes of idling. Replace turbo and 02 sensor, turbo glowed neon orange. Took to 2nd dealer. Area manager said ok per computer. Still smokes. 
76700   Passenger motor mount leaked fluid all over causing clicking sounds when turning and knocking over bumps. Replaced mount under extended warranty. 
84500 US $1200 VVT Actuator failed, and caused a rattle at startup. Reported under Extended warranty but said not a problem in 2010. Now it was bad enough another dealer, out of warranty said bad. $1200 for VVT, timing chain and more. Sucks. 
Mazda CX-7 in Virginia, United States
Oct 2006 - Mar 2010
6000 mi   Car bucked during acceleration. Replaced O2 sensor Reflashed Power Control Module and Transmission Control Module 

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2007 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-7 in Texas, United States
Oct 2006 - Mar 2010
14000 mi   Driver reported that on acceleration from a stop the throttle appeared to be stuck. Had to turn the car off to stop accelerating. 
14000   Rear window wiper came loose. 
Mazda CX-7 in Alaska, United States
Apr 2007 - May 2009
1150 mi   AT & CEL illuminated. Vehicle stuck in 3rd. TCM replaced & TCU reprogrammed. 
1000   TCM failed and had to be replaced. CEL & AT lights came on. Dealer said could still drive until appt 2.5 wks away. Then got stuck in 3rd gear & had towed in. Also did related TCU reflash (I think) while there. 
3000   After pulling onto a busy three-lane roadway, I got about a tenth of a mile and then the car just went dead. I had no acceleration or response, the car wasn't in any gear, and the power steering was gone. After a few minutes, it did restart.  
Mazda CX-7 in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
1000 mi   TSB to flash the computer to address slow downs under 2500 RPM. 
3000   TSB to replace door seals. 

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2007 Mazda CX-7 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mazda CX-7 in Oklahoma, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
10000 mi   when driven in very cold conditions +7f the check engine light came on 

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