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2010 Mazda Mazda3 Repair Histories

328 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Mazda Mazda3. 96 of these members (29.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 150 repairs to 2010 Mazda Mazda3s--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2010 Mazda Mazda3 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 150 repairs.

2010 Mazda Mazda3 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 29 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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2010 Mazda MazdaSpeed3 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda MazdaSpeed3 in California, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2014
1000 mi   Driver's seat would creak during cornering. Dealership fixed this problem.  A rattle from the dash cowl/windshield can be heard when traveling over bumpy roads. Dealership installed 'silencing materials' inside dash, but this did not resolve problem. 
5000   Broken horn 
6000   Faulty horn was replaced for free under original warranty. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed3 in Kentucky, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2012
  Car had an erratic idle when stopping with clutch pushed in. Had it from day 1. Dealer on 2nd visit diagnosed problem as warped pressure plate, replaced with new plate and clutch. 
2700 mi   car has a low speed miss. car still misses, dealer could not get computer to id problem 

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2010 Mazda Mazda3

Engine not specified

Mazda Mazda3 in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
2000 mi   Drivers seat squeaks from left side. Common issue with these cars. There are three TSBs for this 

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2010 Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan

167-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda3 in Illinois, United States
Sep 2009 - Jul 2011
8500 mi   Realign headlights, right side was dropping lower than the left. Under manufacturer warranty. 
14000 US $30 Backing plate of driver front wheel was bent and began to scrape against brake disk. Scrapping was very noticable, loud, and caused me to stop driving the car altogether for two days. On route to dealer noise ceased and could not be recreated. 

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2010 Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan

167-horsepower 2.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda3 in Florida, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2012
2000 mi   Trunk pops by itself and car battery dead. Happened twice in 2 months. Remotes were stored in drawer so not possible it opened by mistake. Dealer replaced battery. Unable to replicate since only happens every few weeks. Weird. 

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2010 Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan

148-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda3 in Virginia, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2014
1000 mi   The driver's door could not be unlocked from both outside and inside.  
8500   Replace a spring of clutch in the driver side's door. 

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2010 Mazda Mazda3 4dr Hatch

167-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda3 in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2009 - Apr 2014
1860 mi   loose rear seat, used 1/2L of engine oil, 

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2010 Mazda Mazda3 4dr Hatch

167-horsepower 2.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda3 in Texas, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2014
5000 mi   Started hearing a clunk in the front end, particularly in cold weather. Happened mostly when wheel was turned to the left, going over a bump. 
7000   Started hearing a clunk in the front end, particularly in cold weather. Happened mostly when wheel was turned to the left, going over a bump. Dealer was finally able to diagnose noise as a loose bushing in front crossmember. Squeaking noise coming from driver seat track / seat belt area. 
Mazda Mazda3 in Oregon, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
2000 mi   Check engine light came on. I have a OBD reader and it read misfire in cylinder 2...I took car to the dealer, they said it was a common problem and they took care of it by replacing the intake manifold. 
Mazda Mazda3 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Jan 2012
10000 mi   Loose bolt on rear sway bar caused rattling, bolt tightened and inspected under warranty 

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