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2005 Mazda Mazda6 Problems and Repair Histories

105 TrueDelta members own a 2005 Mazda Mazda6. 41 of these members (39%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 84 repairs to 2005 Mazda Mazda6s--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2005 Mazda Mazda6 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2005 Mazda Mazda6 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2005 Mazda Mazda6 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2005 Mazda Mazda6 repairs by problem area

39% of the 2005 Mazda Mazda6 repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 14% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 84 repairs.

2005 Mazda Mazda6 repair cost distribution

Of the 2005 Mazda Mazda6 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 16% cost less than $100, 44% between $100 and $499, 29% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 45 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Wagon

215-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 7000    
18000 0 The brake rotors had warped at 8000 miles on the car. The dealer machined them and they began to warp again at 16000 miles, so this time dealer replaced the rotors under warranty. 
 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Wagon

215-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 34000    
42000 0 Driver's side headlight and passenger's side foglight burned out. 
 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

215-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2006 16000    
45000 65 Front brake pads down to 10-15%. ordered brake pads from tirerack (ceramic) for 74 dollars, and had independent mechanic replace before scoring rotors. 
 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2007 57000    
60000 0 Seal/gasket on rear spoiler was coming loose. Dealer trimed excess rubber and checked seals. 
 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

215-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2006 5580    
15500 0 The clip to hold the adjustable headrest on the passenger seat in the up position was missing. Headrest would fall back to bottom position each time headrest raised. 
17980 0 Replaced head rest clip in passenger seat. 
25420 0 Check engine light came on. Needed to replace solenoid in engine bank. 
26040 0 Improperly greased CV joint that was grinding in cold temperatures. 
26660 0 Successful repair of cv joint... added grease/replace cv kit. 
35340 35 Burnt out headlight. 
37200 500 Leaking block heater 
54560 330 Passenger side hvac fan failure and replacement 
 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 32240    
49600 160 Uneven wear on brake pads and warped/warping rotors 
52060 0 Engine light came on. With scan tool indicated MAP sensor issue. Unable to locate sensor to further diagnose. Will be taking to mechanic to diagnose & repair 
53320 130 Repair completed by self, with correct part (MAP sensor) ordered from dealership. previous repair trip to mechanic resulted in replacing of incorrect part (barometric pressure sensor) which was located behind battery vs. MAP in intake man. 
70680  

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Hatch

215-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2006 4000    
14000 0 Starter making strange noise Interior paneling detached. Had to order replacements. Interior paneling detached. 
34000 0 I noticed leaking oil in the garage. They reported that it was a bad oil pan seal and would have to be ordered and replaced. 
34300 400 The oil pan gasket was replaced. They said it was expensive because the exhaust system had to be lowered to access it. 
43500 60 I had an engine light, I took it to a Ford dealer, and their system said it was an gas tank evap code. They cleared it and it hasn't come back since. 
 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 77500    
79360 500 Faulty fuel pump had to be replaced. Numerous trips to the dealer were required as they could not replicate problem if the car had over 1/4 tank of gas. 
 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mazda Mazda6 in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2006 2000    
16000 0 Fan running after turning off engine. Known issue with Mazda6. Fan modulator replaced and has not been an issue since. 
 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2006 12000    
29000 0 Brake part shifted during normal driving causing annoying squeak. 
 

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