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2002 Mazda MPV Problems and Repair Histories

60 TrueDelta members own a 2002 Mazda MPV. 24 of these members (40%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 41 repairs to 2002 Mazda MPVs--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2002 Mazda MPV problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2002 Mazda MPV problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2002 Mazda MPV problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2002 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

56% of the 2002 Mazda MPV repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 12% to the suspension, 10% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 41 repairs.

2002 Mazda MPV repair cost distribution

Of the 2002 Mazda MPV repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 43% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, 17% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 30 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2002 Mazda MPV problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2002 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 102000    
103000 750 front suspension noisy. replaced parts of suspension 
 
Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 128000    
131000 30 Brake squeal and increased stopping distance 
139000 900 OBD II Check Engine revealed Misfire Codes 
157000 100 Check 
 
Mazda MPV in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 55800    
62620 500 Rear heater pipe rusted through; leaking coolant. Front heater piper was degraded, so replaced as a preventative measure. Flushed radiator as well. 
 
Mazda MPV in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 135000    
135500 250 Replaced faulty ignition coil bank. 
145000 140 Transmission failed 
Mazda MPV in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 84000    
85000 0 Leaking water pump was replaced. Engine was rinsed to reduce the residual coolant on the outside of the engine. 
 
Mazda MPV in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 100000    
102500 200 Oxygen sensor, sway bar links, spark plugs Lower Control Arms - ball joints had failed 
104000 200 Replaced both lower control arms as the ball joints were worn. Royal pain to do it, but saved a ton of money. Front suspension is still squeaking - suspect manufacturer did not sufficiently lube ball joints on new control arms. 
104500 40 Front engine mount replacement 
 
Mazda MPV in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 60000    
61000 300 PVC line assembly replaced due to PVC fail. Mechanic says this is a known problem on Ford engines 
 
Mazda MPV in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 79000    
80000 550 Replace gaskets to stop tranny leak and replace cv boots 
83000 650 replace hoses to repair air conditioning system 
 
Mazda MPV in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 102000    
104000 700 replace water pump and all 4 tires 
131500 1400 New catalytic converter + New oxygen sensor (part of exhaust system). AC recharge + New air filter (routine maint item) + New tires (routine maint item) 
139000 150 Broken so replace 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 171000    
174000 300 Replaced Manifold Air Pressure Sensor with used parts. Replaced Liquid Purge Box with used parts. 
 

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