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2005 Mazda Mazda6 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 121 repairs.

2005 Mazda Mazda6 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 61 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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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Wagon

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

Mazda Mazda6 in Florida, United States
Jul 2006 - Feb 2009
Jul 2007

18000 mi
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
Mar 2008 - Jun 2011
Nov 2008

42000 mi
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
Feb 2006 - Jun 2010
Apr 2008

45000 mi

US $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
Jul 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

60000 mi
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
Feb 2006 - Jul 2011
Nov 2006

15500 mi
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. 
Mar 2007

17980 mi
Replaced head rest clip in passenger seat. 
Nov 2007

25420 mi
Check engine light came on. Needed to replace solenoid in engine bank. 
Feb 2008

26040 mi
Improperly greased CV joint that was grinding in cold temperatures. 
Mar 2008

26660 mi
Successful repair of cv joint... added grease/replace cv kit. 
Mar 2009

35340 mi

C $35
Burnt out headlight. 
May 2009

37200 mi

C $500
Leaking block heater 
Nov 2010

54560 mi

C $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
Aug 2008 - Jun 2015
Aug 2010

49600 mi

C $160
Uneven wear on brake pads and warped/warping rotors 
Jan 2011

52060 mi
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 
Mar 2011

53320 mi

C $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. 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Hatch

215-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Iowa, United States
Mar 2006 - Nov 2012
Sep 2007

14000 mi
Starter making strange noise Interior paneling detached. Had to order replacements. Interior paneling detached. 
Mar 2011

34000 mi
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. 
Apr 2011

34300 mi

US $400
The oil pan gasket was replaced. They said it was expensive because the exhaust system had to be lowered to access it. 
Nov 2011

43500 mi

US $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
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

79360 mi

C $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
Feb 2006 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

16000 mi
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
Mar 2006 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

29000 mi
Brake part shifted during normal driving causing annoying squeak. 

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2005 Mazda Mazda6 Repair Histories

120 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Mazda Mazda6. 47 of these members (39.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 121 repairs to 2005 Mazda Mazda6s--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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