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2004 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

Engine (57%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (11%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (1%)

Chart based on 148 repairs.

2004 Mazda MPV repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (32%)

$100 - $499 (58%)

< $100 (5%)

Chart based on 81 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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2004 Mazda MPV

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Mazda MPV in Great Britain
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

43000 mi

Ongoing problem with brakes - very sharp handbrake and brakes generally vey noisy - squeaking. 

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2004 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Jan 2004 - May 2011
Oct 2004

5893 mi
Performed minor interior warranty work-fixed screw, fixed floor mat holder. Also, warranty work on back bumper-replace plastic cover 
Feb 2005

12853 mi
Check squeak in rear brakes when backing up. Mazda ordered and replaced part to repair brakes under warranty. 
Aug 2008

81451 mi

US $690
Replaced defective mass air flow sensor; replaced coolant temperature sensor 
Oct 2008

84764 mi

US $665
Replaced idle air control valve for stalling issue. Replace left turn signal-front bulb; To resolve oil leak-replaced oil pan gasket and front crank seal. 
Sep 2009

100000 mi

US $1215
After we arrived at our vacation destination, car began running roughly and after a short while, engine light came up. Drove about 1 hour to dealership. Required replacement of all 6 ignition coils. All-day repair job. 
Mar 2010

109000 mi

US $205
coolant temp sensor replaced Completed Induction service / induction cleaning to correct problem 
Jan 2011

124000 mi

US $220
Replaced 2 sway bar links($155) as advised by repair shop and dealer. Also, replaced waterpump belt ($65) at same time. 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
May 2009 - Nov 2013
Dec 2009

74000 mi

US $10
Replaced a headlight Replaced a broken interior trim clip 
Feb 2010

77300 mi

US $40
Replaced IAC valve 
Nov 2010

84000 mi

US $515
replaced the O2 sensor Sway bar link replaced Replaced the front brakes (including rotors) 
Feb 2011

89000 mi

US $1100
Ball joint and control arm replaced Transmission oil cooler had a hole and needed to be replaced 
Jun 2012

101000 mi
Replaced rear shock absorbers Replaced cooling fan control module 
Aug 2012

102300 mi
One of the ignition coils replaced. Luckily - one of the front ones... 
Feb 2013

105700 mi

US $375
Ball joint and control arm were replaced 
Mazda MPV in Alabama, United States
Apr 2005 - Oct 2015
Aug 2005

5000 mi
Left rear door motor went out. Replaced under warranty. 
Jul 2009

32000 mi

US $53
Misfire when accelerator pressed. 
Aug 2009

32000 mi

US $150
Coil bad in cylinder 4. No code on computer. Just started at cyl 4 and problem cleared. Went ahead and replaced coils/plugs for cylinders 5 & 6. MPV forum and all the good members saved me $$ and time. Thanks.  
Jun 2010

37000 mi
Had replaced coil packs 4-6 last year or so and started noticing slight hesitation going up a hill.Had previously bought 6 coil packs and replaced the ones for cyl 1-3. Problem was solved but there still seems to be a slight problem. 
Mar 2014

58000 mi

US $25
PCV hose leak. Replaced rubber elbow. 
Mar 2015

66000 mi

US $300
Dealer replaced worn brake pads with new ceramic pad supplied by me. Dealer also turned rotors. 
Mazda MPV in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

56000 mi

US $300
#3 coil failed and the pcv hose failed, replaced at the dealer 
Mazda MPV in Oregon, United States
Mar 2009 - Aug 2011
Jul 2009

86000 mi

US $120
Ignition coil began to fail intermittently. This was the second time a coil had started to fail within the last 18 months. Replaced all six coils. Problem seems fairly prevalent among 2004 MPVs. 
Mazda MPV in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2005 - Sep 2015
Apr 2005

23560 mi
Brakes squealing when backing up in reverse. Replaced rear brake shims 
May 2005

25119 mi
CEL flashing diagnosis code P0303 cylinder 3 misfire Replaced cyclinder 3 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) & spark plug (AJ09-18-110) 
Nov 2005

41635 mi
1)Driver side power window does not function. Replaced driver's side window motor and window regulator 2) No heat at idle heat only when driving. Heater valve was closed. opened heater valve 
Mar 2006

49125 mi
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0303 cylinder 3 misfire. Fuel system check and replaced cylinder 3 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Apr 2006

52702 mi
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0304 cylinder 4 misfire Replaced cylinder 4 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Jul 2006

58083 mi
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0306 cylinder 6 misfire Replaced cylinder 6 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Jan 2007

98028 mi

C $142
Car stalling. idle would drop to zero when reving engine in park or when driving and taking foot of gas pedal. Replaced IAC. No charge for installation. IAC replaced by me 
Oct 2007

91544 mi

C $418
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0302 cylinder 2 misfire. Replaced all spark plugs (ZZC2-18-110A) and cylinder 2 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Jan 2008

98027 mi

C $88
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0305 cylinder 5 misfire. Replaced cyclinder 5 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) myself 
Dec 2008

119036 mi

C $385
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0301 cylinder 1 misfire. Replaced all spark plugs (ZZC2-18-110A) and cylinder 1 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Apr 2009

124000 mi

C $170
coolant dripping on driveway from water pump area. Soon after, squealing noise was coming from engine area. suspected water pump. removed belt temporarily and noise stopped. Ordered part, drained coolant, installed new pump & added coolant. Drivers side power window stopped functionng. buzzing sound when button for front left window pushed. Replaced power window modulator myself 
Jul 2009

128960 mi

C $878
Replaced PCV hose, Idle Air Control Valve, EGR Boost Sensor & EGR Boost sensor solenoid Rough idle, car would lag when gas pedal pressed down for quick acceleration. Engine codes showed lean bank 1. Car taken to dealer for diagnostics. paid for diagnostic. PCV hose collapsed, EGR Boost sensor & solenoid found to be the problem 
Aug 2010

147840 mi

C $300
Squeaking noise from drivers side believed to be suspension related. Driver side sway bar link had excessive play, and passenger side also had some. Replaced both links. 
Nov 2010

152100 mi

C $351
Driver side front lower ball joint out of spec. Ball Joint replaced. 
Apr 2012

179560 mi

C $199
Inspection found excessive play in right lower ball joint. Contributing to reported problem (clunking from front end suspension/sterring when driving). 
Jun 2012

181660 mi

C $100
Fan motor for air conditioner cycling on and off rapidly. Replaced fan control module 
Jul 2012

182860 mi

C $217
Right (passenger side) axle boot split. Found at oil change during 30 point inspection. 
Oct 2012

186580 mi

C $412
Re-Re right lower control arm 
Jul 2013

195300 mi

C $131
Water pump belt cracked. Belt replaced Clunking noise from front right. Front right lower ball joint replaced. 
May 2014

203940 mi

C $732
Exhaust leak Front sway bar link broke Driver side window modulator 
Sep 2014

207700 mi

C $974
Front exhaust Flex pipe Noise front driver side front wheel. Front wheel bearing replaced 
Jan 2015

210160 mi

C $404
temperature gauge drops to zero. No heat. fault code P0118. It ended up that it was the thermostat and not the engine coolant temperature sensor. 
Feb 2015

210800 mi

C $999
Car studdering (missing) fault code P0303. Bank 1 colis/plugs replaced. After air intake off to replace bank 1 coils/plugs, notice bad oil leak at rocker cover. Rocker cover gasket replaced. 
Mar 2015

210800 mi

C $714
Humming noise from front right wheel. Replaced front right wheel bearing winter tires removed and new all season radial tires installed. Humming from front driver side. Wheel bearing gone. Bearing was replaced under manufacturer warranty. Note: this bearing previously replaced Sept 2014. When replacing front driver side wheel bearing outer tie rod required replacing, $212. 
Jun 2015

213900 mi
Oil leak from front valve cover. Re-re valve cover gaskets 
Mazda MPV in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2012
Apr 2009

67000 mi

US $80
Vehicle was running very roughly and CEL was flashing. 
Apr 2011

91000 mi

US $60
Replaced bad spark plug coil. Same cylinder as previously replaced. 
Mazda MPV in Washington, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

114000 mi

US $100
Engine misfiring. Had previously replaced two coils. Replaced 4 remaining coils. Also replaced engine coolant, changed air filter. Replaced front brake pads and turned rotors. 
Mazda MPV in Moscow Oblast, Russia
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

85560 mi


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