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2008 Mazda CX-9 repairs by problem area

Engine (8%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (20%)

Other (6%)

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2008 Mazda CX-9 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (21%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (36%)

< $100 (29%)

Chart based on 14 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-9

Engine not specified

rattling sound when drive over 30 miles/hour. A screw in the driveshaft was misplaced. 

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2008 Mazda CX-9 4dr SUV

273-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

1000 mi Internal transmission failure on day 4 of ownership at 180 miles. Originally diagnosed as software problem but at 5 day in the shop they determined that the transmission was internally defective. A new transmission (not rebuilt) was ordered and installe 

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2008 Mazda CX-9 4dr SUV

273-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

30000 mi

US $150
Transfer case seeping around output seals, known issue with pressure release valve that was replaced to prevent more seepage 
129300 mi

US $221
Very slight leak at oil pan gasket. This should have been identified and repaired under Warranty a long time ago, but the dealership said nothing was wrong. Independent shop replaced RTV seal - no more leaks. 
63000 mi

US $350
Torn CV boot. Needed new CV joint. 
19999 mi

US $1700
front dif had to be replaced 
41300 mi

US $200
Right front axle seal leaking. 
16000 mi TSB 03-006/08 Excessive Vibration From Propeller Shaft. Propeller shaft was replaced. 
17000 mi Replace leaking differential side seal. 
19000 mi

US $1
Replaced leaking left rear axle seal 
65000 mi Rear differential leaking oil. 

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2008 Mazda CX-9 Transmission Problems

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