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2008 Mazda CX-7 Problems and Repair Histories

86 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Mazda CX-7. 40 of these members (46.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 106 repairs to 2008 Mazda CX-7s--an average of 1.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Mazda CX-7 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Mazda CX-7 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 Mazda CX-7 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2008 Mazda CX-7 repairs by problem area

54% of the 2008 Mazda CX-7 repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 24% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 106 repairs.

2008 Mazda CX-7 repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 Mazda CX-7 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 48% between $100 and $499, 28% between $500 and $999, 8% between $1000 and $2499, and 8% more than $2500.

Chart based on 25 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-7 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 11000    
20000 0 gas cap caused check engine light, replaced by dealer under warranty 
42000 0 power outlet plastic replaced 
46000 0 CD player skipped, even after replaced. 
Mazda CX-7 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
8680 0 Chrome exhaust tips rusted where they were spot welded. Dealer replaced the muffler under warranty. 
19220 0 Vehicle hesitating when warm, lack of power, engine extremely noisy. Replaced timing chain. 
27280 0 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. 
49340 0 Fixed a couple oil leaks while at dealer for routine oil change. 
58900 450 Front O2 sensor 
Mazda CX-7 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 0    
30000 0 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.  
57700 670 EGR valve needed replacement 
83000  
Mazda CX-7 in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 3000    
9000 0 Center vent louvers would not stay open, replaced. 
31000 0 EGR valve replaced after P0401 engine code. 2x front rotors replaced following recurrent vibration on braking. 
35000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 10000    
13000 0 The chrome exhaust tips rusted, dealer replaced with no questions. Replacement required an entire muffler assembly with tips. 
1000  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 0    
3000 0  
 
Mazda CX-7 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 0    
9920 561 Right rear axle shaft seal discovered to be leaking when vehicle taken in for 12 month maintenance service. 
14260 0 Driver's side rear axle seal leak. 
25420 0 Fuel sensor failed. Under warranty so it was replaced. 
32860  
Mazda CX-7 in Romania
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 1240    
3100 50 Check engine light came on due to a loose gas cap. 
 
Mazda CX-7 in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 4960    
9920 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 5580    
13640 120 Xenon light went out, probably due to water penetrating inside 
 

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