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2008 Mazda CX-7 repairs by problem area

Engine (51%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (2%)

Chart based on 122 repairs.

2008 Mazda CX-7 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (30%)

$100 - $499 (51%)

< $100 (5%)

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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2008 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-7 in Texas, United States
Feb 2009 - Oct 2010
Jul 2009

20000 mi
gas cap caused check engine light, replaced by dealer under warranty 
Jul 2010

42000 mi
power outlet plastic replaced 
Oct 2010

46000 mi
CD player skipped, even after replaced. 
Mazda CX-7 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2008 - Mar 2014
Apr 2009

8680 mi
Chrome exhaust tips rusted where they were spot welded. Dealer replaced the muffler under warranty. 
May 2010

19220 mi
Vehicle hesitating when warm, lack of power, engine extremely noisy. Replaced timing chain. 
Mar 2011

27280 mi
Making "squeaking" noise over bumps. Replaced control arm bushings (I think as I didn't receive an invoice yet) and the problem has been fixed. 
Feb 2013

49340 mi
Fixed a couple oil leaks while at dealer for routine oil change. 
Mar 2014

58900 mi

C $450
Front O2 sensor 
Mazda CX-7 in Florida, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2015
Nov 2009

30000 mi
While driving, turned on defrost, heard rattling noise under hood, and smoke came from under hood. A/C clutch and compressor had to be replaced.  
Jan 2012

57700 mi

US $670
EGR valve needed replacement 
Mazda CX-7 in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2012
Aug 2009

9000 mi
Center vent louvers would not stay open, replaced. 
Sep 2010

31000 mi
EGR valve replaced after P0401 engine code. 2x front rotors replaced following recurrent vibration on braking. 
Dec 2010

35000 mi
Oxygen sensor bad. Eight engine codes pointing to lean running. Fuel economy went from 22mpg to 15mpg. Bad gasoline smell from exhaust. 
Mazda CX-7 in South Dakota, United States
Nov 2008 - Jan 2011
Feb 2009

13000 mi
The chrome exhaust tips rusted, dealer replaced with no questions. Replacement required an entire muffler assembly with tips. 

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2008 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-7 in Washington, United States
Apr 2009 - Aug 2010
Oct 2009

3000 mi
Mazda CX-7 in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2008 - Jun 2015
May 2009

9920 mi

C $561
Right rear axle shaft seal discovered to be leaking when vehicle taken in for 12 month maintenance service. 
Oct 2009

14260 mi
Driver's side rear axle seal leak. 
Jan 2011

25420 mi
Fuel sensor failed. Under warranty so it was replaced. 
Mazda CX-7 in Romania
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

3100 mi

Check engine light came on due to a loose gas cap. 
Mazda CX-7 in Manitoba, Canada
Nov 2008 - May 2010
Mar 2009

9920 mi
Block heater was leaking, so they replaced it under warranty. Great service though... 

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2008 Mazda CX-7 4-door

Engine not specified

Mazda CX-7 in Belarus
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

13640 mi

Xenon light went out, probably due to water penetrating inside 

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2008 Mazda CX-7 Repair Histories

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