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2002 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

Chart based on 59 repairs.

2002 Mazda MPV repair cost distribution

Chart based on 33 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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2002 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

103000 mi

US $750
front suspension noisy. replaced parts of suspension 
Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Aug 2010 - Jan 2012
Oct 2010

131000 mi

US $30
Brake squeal and increased stopping distance 
Mar 2011

139000 mi

US $900
OBD II Check Engine revealed Misfire Codes 
Nov 2011

157000 mi

US $100
Check 
Mazda MPV in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2009 - Jul 2011
Mar 2011

62620 mi

C $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
Mar 2011 - Sep 2012
May 2011

135500 mi

US $250
Replaced faulty ignition coil bank. 
Sep 2012

145000 mi

US $140
Transmission failed 
Mazda MPV in Oregon, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2009

85000 mi
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
Jan 2010 - Sep 2010
Mar 2010

102500 mi

US $200
Oxygen sensor, sway bar links, spark plugs Lower Control Arms - ball joints had failed 
Apr 2010

104000 mi

US $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. 
May 2010

104500 mi

US $40
Front engine mount replacement 
Mazda MPV in Washington, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

61000 mi

US $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
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

80000 mi

US $550
Replace gaskets to stop tranny leak and replace cv boots 
Apr 2010

83000 mi

US $650
replace hoses to repair air conditioning system 
Mazda MPV in New York, United States
Aug 2009 - Feb 2014
Feb 2010

104000 mi

US $700
replace water pump and all 4 tires 
Jul 2012

131500 mi

US $1400
New catalytic converter + New oxygen sensor (part of exhaust system). AC recharge + New air filter (routine maint item) + New tires (routine maint item) 
Jul 2013

139000 mi

US $150
Broken so replace 
Feb 2014

140000 mi
Cylinder misfire 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2009

174000 mi

US $300
Replaced Manifold Air Pressure Sensor with used parts. Replaced Liquid Purge Box with used parts. 

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2002 Mazda MPV Repair Histories

59 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Mazda MPV. 25 of these members (42.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 59 repairs to 2002 Mazda MPVs--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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