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2009 Mazda Mazda6 repairs by problem area

Engine (16%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 174 repairs.

2009 Mazda Mazda6 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (71%)

< $100 (20%)

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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2009 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

272-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Ohio, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
Jan 2012

22000 mi
Noise coming from new front brake pads. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Maryland, United States
Nov 2011 - Mar 2015
Apr 2012

46000 mi

US $454
Car stopped running and started stumbling. Had to be towed twice to garage then to dealer. Trouble code indicated throttle body actuator open/closed. Replaced TB - car stopped again after 60 miles. Dealer reprogrammed PCM and road tested. 
Jun 2012

50000 mi
Car stumbled and stopped. Towed to dealer. The Power Control Module was determined to be faulty and was replaced and reprogrammed. Unbelievably technically challenging. This repair was covered by warranty. Dealer support spectacular! 
Jul 2014

80000 mi
Second dead battery in three years Replaced pads 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Jun 2009 - Sep 2015
Aug 2012

30500 mi
drivers side electric seat failed to work continously 
Mazda Mazda6 in Oregon, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

7000 mi
Noticed high/tight vibration in all gears at specific RMP's. Vibration is also audible and only present in anything other than very light to light acceleration. Dealer tested and verified and claims is it a charateristic of the car. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Oct 2008 - Sep 2015
May 2011

24000 mi
new electrical circuits(???) to stop dash and nav lights from going out after car wash or heavy rains. also key fob not recognized...fixed. Also adjusted auto headlights to most sensitive position 
Jan 2015

48000 mi

US $300
repait leather on driver seat worn and torn 
Apr 2015

48000 mi
dash material by passenger airbag area melting 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2015
May 2011

27000 mi
Lumbar wheel broken, drivers seat cushion replaced Seat bottom replaced and lumbar wheel fixed. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Sep 2008 - Feb 2009
Oct 2008

4000 mi
Destination point on nav is always off from the actual place, typically off by a few house #. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Virginia, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
Sep 2012

22000 mi
Volume knob not functioning. Turning the knob doesn't change the volume. Luckily, steering wheel mounted controls were still working. 
Jan 2013

26700 mi

US $155
Car wouldn't start after sitting for 3+ days or if I had to start the car multiple times within short period. Battery had been tested twice by two places and confirmed to be good. Dealer replaced battery but never proved battery at fault. 
Jun 2013

34000 mi

US $45
Front bumper seams misaligned with hood of the car. Body clips missing / broken. Dealer tried but doesn't have body shop specialists and every time they put the clips in and reseated the bumper the clips would break or come out. 
Jan 2014

46000 mi

US $45
Front bumper was a little loose at the seam where it meets the quarterpanel and hood. Purely cosmetic. Mazda redesigned the bracket so I bought it online and the dealer installed it for no charge. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2009 - Apr 2012
Oct 2009

2000 mi
Foam pushing up between dash and front windshield Fuel pump replaced 
Dec 2009

3000 mi
Overhead Console missing screws from Factory, causing rattles. Dealer added appropriate hardware. Heat shield in engine bay was causing rattle at highway speeds. Dealer removed and reattached correctly. Sirius satellite radio will kick out every so often 3 - 4 times since purchase. Will get Com Err on display and have to turn off car then restart to get the SAT option to work. Was told to contact Sirius for resolution. 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2015
Sep 2014

35000 mi

US $202
Battery would not hold a charge. Batter replaced. Part no. 0000-80-6096-WB 
Dec 2014

38000 mi

US $360
Purge valve solenoid replaced. Part no. CA07-20-370H 
Jun 2015

44000 mi

US $400
Throttle Body Harness replaced. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2015
Jun 2009

1000 mi
The rear seat material wasn't properly attached. Problem easily fixed by the dealer. 
Jul 2009

2100 mi
Rear left side door needed adjustment. It was sticking out about 1/8" (3mm) compared to the rest of the body. Easily adjusted by the dealer. 
Sep 2010

20000 mi
Defective Power Outlets. power adapters can get stuck. Power Outlets are to be replaced with an updated design. 
Sep 2015

71000 mi

US $20
Rear left/driver side exhaust bolts sheared off. Muffler and pipes are fine. Bolts needed to be removed and replaced. Maybe due to salt thaw of the midwest. 
Mazda Mazda6 in New York, United States
Jul 2011 - Dec 2015
Aug 2015

29500 mi

US $200
Rear rotors and brake pads changed. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

88000 mi

US $430
Transmission fluid LINERS rusted thru .. needed new liners. Mechanic stated that New England weather contributed to this problem. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2014 - Jan 2016
Sep 2014

115320 mi
at 165000 km the air conditioning stopped working. Est cost was thousands from the mazda dealer. at 180,000km the tranny started have problems from 3rd to 4th gear. Est on repair is 2500 and up. I will trade the car 
Mazda Mazda6 in Arizona, United States
Dec 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013 Right front bumper clip came lose, resulting in the bumper to stick out 
Mazda Mazda6 in Maryland, United States
May 2009 - Dec 2015
Jul 2009

8000 mi
Apparently there is a TSB for a purge valve? My car sounded like a diesel from when I took delivery of it, more so from outside the car when idling. Loud tapping/knocking sound. Parts dept diagnosed it as a purge valve. To be replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2009

9000 mi
Excessive noise at idle, diagnosed as a purge valve, parts were ordered and took 4 weeks to arrive, dealer installed/replaced parts, problem solved. Foam seal at base of windshield where meets dashpad was coming out. Apparently the adhesive failed and foam seal shifted and was bunching up. Dealer had factory rep inspect car and authorize a fix. Parts ordered, arrived next day and installed. 
Jan 2010

15000 mi
Once car is warmed up I have an erratic idle. Dealer checked fuel pressure and fuel maps and cleaned throttle body. Sent me home. Problem resurfaced next day. 
Feb 2010

15600 mi
Car returned for erratic idle. Dealer checked fuel pressure, replaced fuel pump relay, replaced throttle body, replaced alternator, reset fuel trims and replaced the powertrain control module. Idle is fixed and now rock steady. 
Feb 2011

29000 mi
while in for routine maintenance (oil change, brakes) technician noticed a small transmission leak - fixed with a new O ring seal. 
Mar 2011

30000 mi
Dealer replaced front strut "tops" to cure a knocking sound when going over bumps. They indicated that Mazda had a revised part to solve an apparent problem. 
Jun 2011

35000 mi
Same problem as I had earlier...the foam rubber seal at the base of the windshield/dashpad seems to unglue and begin pushing up to where it is visible. Dealer affected the same repair as before, replacing seal. 
Sep 2015

93000 mi

US $1200
Air would intermittantly blow hot. Replaced radiator and tstat. Didnt repair...replaced fan module. 

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2009 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Apr 2013

57080 mi

C $579
Left front wheel bearing Worn brake rotors and pads in the front 
Feb 2014

65720 mi

C $300
Rear rotors. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2010 - Apr 2013
Jan 2011

9920 mi
The check engine light would not go out and engine would idle at different revs while in park and sounded like a diesel. Dealer diagnosed and fixed the problem by reflashing the ECM. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Washington, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2013
Sep 2011

28000 mi
Parking brake button snapped off. Still works, but disengaging the brake required poking a finger inside the brake lever and pushing remaining plastic stub. Dealer replaced brake lever assembly under warranty with in-stock part. 
Mazda Mazda6 in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2009 - Dec 2015
Apr 2012

78000 mi

US $100
Check Airbag light flashed a 23 code. The weight sensor in the passenger seat had its' electrical connector cleaned. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Washington, United States
Nov 2012 - Oct 2014
Mar 2013

27000 mi

US $70
CV joints inspected, one halfshaft replaced under warranty. Bolt missing from coolant hose bracket, replaced. 
Apr 2013

30000 mi

US $150
Replaced faulty clutch master cylinder. 
Mar 2014

49000 mi

US $200
Button on parking brake lever fell out, entire assembly replaced. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Washington, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2015
Jul 2011

10000 mi
button on emergency brake broke off - covered by warranty. could still use brake, just had to push finger in a bit to release it. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

9920 mi

C $47
Right front bumper cover clip failed - as temperature rose, it would "pop out" from under the headlight. 
Sep 2009

13020 mi
Steering 'clunk'-greased spline. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jan 2016
Mar 2010

12400 mi
12 Volt adapter in console not working. Originally not accepted as a problem by dealer, but had to prove it was not functional. Then dealer ordered a new series of parts. 
Dec 2012

53940 mi

C $210
Replaced the manufacturer supplied battery as it would no longer hold a charge. 
Mar 2013

56420 mi

C $2400
brakes, pads, new tires, balancing of tires, oil change, oil filter, air filter 
Jul 2014

79540 mi

C $540
Worn wheel bearing and 4 wheel alignment. As well as factory recalls applied 
Oct 2014

82020 mi

C $425
replace rear brake pads & rear rotors 
Jan 2016

100440 mi

C $645
replaced from brake pads and rotors 
Mazda Mazda6 in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2009 - May 2015
Apr 2009

2000 mi
Loose wire on one of the front wheel speed sensor harnesses. This caused the ABS, Traction Control, Stability Control and Cruise Control lights to come on / functions to not work. 
Aug 2010

27000 mi
Lumbar support on driver seat not working. Mechanism separated from the adjustment handle. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Feb 2009 - Jul 2012
Jun 2010

14000 mi

US $80
Glove box was hard to close. Dampening device was not working and was replaced. 
Mazda Mazda6 in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2009 - Jan 2016
Mar 2010

1240 mi
PCM flash 
Mazda Mazda6 in Maine, United States
Sep 2009 - Dec 2015
Oct 2009

1000 mi
At delivery, paint defect noted on hood by dealer & me. bought car out of state, advised to take to local dealer. Local dealer took photos & called back same day to inform me that I had to take back to selling dealer so I called mazda - waiting reply 
Nov 2009

100 mi
Hesitation/hiccup happen when driving in any gear/speed but most prominent when under very light throttle or at initial throttle when coasting. ECU was reflashed but issue still occurs. Mazda working with other owners to diagnois & find repair. 
Apr 2010

5000 mi
brought car in again for hesitation/misfire issue. Mazda put data recorder on it, but claims that engine performing as designed. Possibily proceeding with lemon law claim as car appears to have design defect.  
Jul 2010

8000 mi
CV joint/half shaft failure. covered under warranty 7500 miles on car. No mods - all work done @ dealer CV joint repair- after dealer confirmed issue, part order, arrived but was defective so 2nd replacement part ordered and 10 days after diagnosis repair made under warranty 
Nov 2013

44000 mi
Door lock screws came loose, mazda issued recall 
Dec 2014

58000 mi

US $275
Car had been making unusual noise going over bumps, had been in once before but unable to diagnosis. Ride w/tech & inspection confirmed end links 
Dec 2015

71000 mi
Tech confirmed steering hitch/looseness but not cause at this point. Further review required 

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2009 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

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

Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
May 2009 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

65720 mi

C $80
Front headlights replaced 
Mazda Mazda6 in Michigan, United States
Nov 2009 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

26000 mi

US $198
Tire lost pressure. Replaced cracked air pressure sensor. 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Nov 2009 - Dec 2015
Jan 2013

74700 mi
Battery would not keep a charge. Battery was replaced free of charge as it was still under warranty. Replace pads and rotors of both front and rear. 
Dec 2015

125000 mi

US $300
Alarm going off randomly for no reason after being repaired a few months previously 
Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2009 - Dec 2015
Aug 2009

3720 mi

C $50
car hesitating, needed computer update front fender (plastic) was out of line 
Apr 2010

8060 mi
plastic fender around right front wheel popped out of alignment again, same as previous problem. 
Sep 2010

10540 mi
transmission chip reflash, car shifts more smoothly now; recall Front passenger side fender coming loose at joint near front headlight. Told to take to a body shop as cause is likely a broken clip inside. Dealer pushed panel smooth but warned it would likely pop out again until I have the clip replaced. 
Dec 2011

19840 mi

C $75
Headlight bulb on driver's side out. The manual says not to try and replace it yourself, then gives directions on how to do so, so I tried it. Don't. You must remove the wheel to access the bulb via wheelwell. Ridiculous design. 
Feb 2012

22940 mi

C $309
Remote wore out, needed replacing. Dealer said it was just batteries, charged me 22 for labor to replace batteries, one remote still didn't work, replaced under warranty. Now the key falls off the remote. 
Dec 2012

28520 mi

C $100
Mazda exhaust system! A 5o cent bolt holding together a gasket connecting muffler to exhaust system broke. Dealer charged one hour labour because they had to punch out old bolt. One hour labour to replace hibeam/daylight running lights. When one burns out, neither side works. 
Jan 2013

29120 mi

C $70
passenger side headlight bulb, half hour labour to replace since they have to remove the wheel to access the bulb 
Apr 2013

31580 mi

C $100
Now the other side daylight/high beam bulb burns out, another hour of labor. 
May 2013

32860 mi

C $20
self serve. Had to remove Washer fluid reservoir to replace bulb. 
May 2014

41540 mi

C $100
Same old problem, driver's side headlight bulb replacement, one hour labour. 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Nov 2008 - Sep 2015
Jun 2009

15000 mi
Parking brake knob broke off. Brake works fine. 
Jan 2011

51000 mi

US $70
Front headlight low beam bulb replaced. 
Dec 2012

97000 mi

US $70
Headlight Bulb Replacement 
Mazda Mazda6 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Feb 2009 - Jan 2012
Jun 2009

2480 mi
AC is blowing hot air intermittently. I took to shop while problem was occurring, but dealer could not replicate once car was in shop. It is occurring 1/15 times I drive the car. Waiting for problem to occur more frequently before taking back to dealer 
Apr 2010

9300 mi
AC blows hot air if not on the lowest temp (15*). If set to 15.5 or hotter AC blows hot air. This only happens when using straight AC, if using auto climate the AC does not blow hot air regardless of what the temp is set to. Dealership created TSB 
May 2010

9300 mi
Engine light on. Part related to emissions control replaced. Engine light is off now. 
Dec 2011

24800 mi
AC only works when temp is set to lowest temp (15*) otherwise blows hot air. Heater always blows at the hottest temp (32*) regardless of what temp is set to. A/C compressor was ordered.  Returned to have AC compressor installed. Did not fix problem. Dealer ordered entire HVAC control unit. Will bring back to dealer when part arrives. 
Jan 2012

24800 mi
AC only works when temp is set to lowest temp (15*) otherwise blows hot air. Heater always blows at the hottest temp (32*) regardless of what temp is set to. Replaced A/C & Heat control unit. Problem not resolved. 
Mazda Mazda6 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
Jan 2015

70000 mi

US $600
2 TPMS sensors failed at the same time. I replaced all 4 TPMS sensors being afraid it will happen again. Sensors are made by Continental (REDI sensors) and there is a known Service Bulletin (no recall) but many people complained about it. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Georgia, United States
Oct 2012 - Oct 2013
May 2012

66000 mi
transmission had to have a repair for fluid when under high pressure in system would overflow fluid from dipstick. Fix was to add another transmission cooler. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Washington, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2015
Aug 2015

58700 mi

US $200
Rotor replacement; old rotors rusted on and required drilling fasteners. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2008 - Dec 2015
Jan 2009

9000 mi

US $40
HID right headlight gives off yellow (incandecscent)color while left side gives off white (flourescent) color. Service manager stated that there IS NO problem. "There was road salt on the lense". I will revisit this with the dealer. 
Feb 2009

10000 mi
Also build problem found. One Xenon headlight assembly and one halogen headlight assembly installed in car. Mazda promises to correct. 
Mar 2009

11000 mi
Replaced halogen headlight assembly with xenon headlight assembly (build problem) 
Feb 2010

26000 mi
Sound from stereo would not come on for the first few minutes of driving and then kick in normally. Radio was replaced (did not fix problem). Amp was ordered and replaced at a subsequent visit. Problem resolved New Bose amp installed to solve sound issue. Problem resolved 
Oct 2010

39700 mi
Low tire warning light (TPMS) light came on. Problem was tip of valve stem (driver side rear) fell off and needed to be replaced. Extended warranted (GE Cap) honored repair that would have been approx $150 out of pocket. 1 hr in shop. 
Jun 2011

51000 mi
Steering wheel volume control malfunction.rnVolume up changes channel:volume down raises volume.rnProblem is intermitent but more prevalent now. Part replaced under extended warranty coverage. Works fine. Time in shop 4 hrs. 
Mar 2012

68000 mi
non specific rattling sound coming from right rear door area at highway speeds 60mph + 
Nov 2012

77000 mi

US $350
muffler sounded loud. There was a loose part that had to be replaced not the muffler or pipes...i.e clamps/bolts brake pads replaced 
Apr 2013

84300 mi

US $86
Rattle coming from under the car during acceleration. Determined to be rotted heat shield. This part was determined to be non essential and the part was removed and disposed of. 
Jul 2013

88000 mi
Rust appearing bottom drivers side door (inside) where metal is folded and attached (welded?). I am awaiting an answer from my local Mazda dealer on warranty status on this issue. No specific rattle under the rear passenger area of the car persists 
Aug 2013

89000 mi

US $50
Rattle eminating from under the rt.rear pass quadrant of the car for about 20k miles at highway speeds (65-80mph+) Tech took the car for a couple of days and isolated the problem as loose rivet/fasteners. Problem solved.Very quiet ride now! Stripped and sanded the rust from the door bottom. Primed and painted the rusted area. I expect I will have to re-visit periodically. AC blower output and air quality deminished. Decided to replace the cabin air filter. Very easy repair . The filter was entirely full of "junk". Noticed immediate improvement of volume and quality of air flow. Rock Auto $21 inc shipping 
Jun 2014

102000 mi

US $180
tire stem blew . needed to replace TPMS stem and valve for right front tire. Tire OK 
Mazda Mazda6 in Maryland, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2012
Nov 2009

15000 mi
Power outlet stopped working. Replaced fuse and re-wired. 
May 2010

25000 mi
Bluetooth microphone was not working properly. Dealer found TSB which indicated a new mic. needed to be installed along w/ new software. 
Aug 2010

31000 mi
Passenger seat rattled when empty. Dealer took apart and fixed. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2014 - Jan 2016
Dec 2014

96720 mi

C $140
Car would not start after it remained idle for 6 weeks. Got a boost but the battery would not hold the charge. Battery was replaced. 
Aug 2015

106920 mi

C $100
Replaced rear brake pads and rotors myself. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2014 - May 2015
Sep 2014

31000 mi

C $225
Replace rear pads and rotors 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Jul 2012 - Jan 2013
Aug 2012

43500 mi
window jam 
Mazda Mazda6 in Florida, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2014
Mar 2010

12000 mi
Glove compartment damper lost pressure resulting in very slow compartment door release. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Apr 2009 - Jan 2016
Mar 2010

16000 mi
brake pads would make a clicking noise when I stepped on the brakes, something to do with shims or spacers I think, dealer replaced pads, problem solved. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2011 - Dec 2015
Jul 2011

40296 mi
Key fob receiver/transmitter not working, ordered new come back in 1 week. 
Mar 2012

50220 mi

C $395
No high beam headlights, changed fuses and bulbs. Oil change & brake flush included in service also included prepaid oil change 4 pack. 
Jul 2012

54560 mi

C $583
Noise in left front wheel, wheel bearing. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Colorado, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2015
May 2011

27000 mi
Dealership discovered worn struts. Replaced them under warranty. 
Jun 2013

54000 mi

US $400
Replaced switch that failed, causing transmission to fail to shift into 4th and 5th gears on occasion. 
Jan 2014

60000 mi

US $1200
A unit failed that allowed the keys to operate the car. It was deemed unsafe to drive. Part had to be ordered. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2009 - Jan 2016
Nov 2010

15000 mi
The autoshift shifter on my 6 does not return to the up position. It has become sticky. The dealer lubed it, but that did not fix the problem. Not a serious problem, but the car's got 15,000 on it! 
Dec 2010

16000 mi
Dealer decided to completely replace the sticky shifter knob. Ordered on a Monday, in by Tuesday, and I picked the car up Tuesday night... Works fine now. 
Oct 2011

25000 mi
Replaced light bar on spoiler... Probably cosmetic,but the car is still under warranty, and would not pass PA inspection. 
Apr 2012

29000 mi
Some TSB about the grease used in the calipers that creates suction when the brakes are released, which makes a clicking sound... Does not affect how the car drives. 
Jun 2013

40000 mi

US $245
The amount of travel on the button located on the emergency brake had become very small. It seemed as if it would eventually be impossible to disengage the brake. 
Feb 2014

47000 mi

US $430
Mechanic found .004 in of runout on right front wheel hub. Replaced both wheel bearing and hub. 
Nov 2014

56000 mi
About every other week, my car will not shift from 3rd to 4th. My mechanic suspects some sensor that until it fails completely, cannot be fixed. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Oman
Jan 2011 - Feb 2011
Feb 2011

45880 mi
Just changing the computer parts 
Mazda Mazda6 in Oklahoma, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

25000 mi

US $120
warped rotors, front 
Mazda Mazda6 in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2015
Feb 2010

6000 mi
I have a vibration I feel at idle. The vibration comes through the steering wheel, brake and sometimes driver's seat. Dealer cannot find problem of the vibration and MAZDA USA won't bother to send a Service Tech to dealership. 
Mar 2010

7000 mi
Still get vibration and perhaps sluggish transmission in low gears. Will have to take it in for a separate service call. 
Apr 2010

8000 mi
Bucking sensation going from 2nd to 1st gear. Sometimes feels as though emergency brake is on. 
Feb 2011

13000 mi
Under carriage cover dropped down which protects the engine. Reattached by dealer at no cost. 
May 2011

15000 mi
Under engine carriage cover dropped down again. Dealer reattached it at no cost. 
Jun 2011

15000 mi
One of the two horns in my 2009 Mazda6 failed to work. This was the same problem I had in December 2010. Dealer replaced in 45 Mins. No Charge. Under original warranty. 
Aug 2012

20500 mi
The piston that opens and closes the glove box had to be replaced for the second time in two years.The piston controls the opening and closing of the glove box 
Mar 2015

37000 mi

US $151
Front tire replacement. I was told by my Mazda dealer I needed new front brakes and rotors. Got second opinion and was told I did not. Getting ripped off by Quirk Mazda in Quincy,MA 
Jun 2015

41000 mi

US $100
Muffler clamp and securing bolt fell off. Had to be replaced. Caused muffler to rattle. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Alabama, United States
Apr 2012 - Dec 2015
Jul 2012

49000 mi

US $5
Plastic shield under body on passenger side had a missing fastener that continually made a flapping sound at highway speeds. I installed a new nylon fastener. 
Jul 2013

60000 mi

US $100
the valve stem on the rear wheel corroded and broke such that air could not be added. Had to replace the complete tire pressure sensor monitor. 
Feb 2014

71100 mi

US $100
ANOTHER corroded valve stem. the valve stem on the front wheel corroded and broke such that air could not be added. Had to replace the complete tire pressure sensor monitor. 
Mar 2015

86000 mi
The valve cover gasket was leaking oil so it was replaced. 
Sep 2015

98000 mi

US $240
Front right wheel bearing was worn out and needed replacement. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Maryland, United States
Aug 2010 - Dec 2014
Dec 2010

30000 mi
The check engine light would not go out. Dealer diagnosed emission system issue and fixed the problem. 
Sep 2012

47000 mi

US $300
Check engine light will not stay off after numerous trips to Mazda dealers over the past four years. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2012 - May 2015
Jul 2012

35000 mi

US $300
Replace front brakes. 
Mazda Mazda6 in New York, United States
Apr 2010 - May 2012
May 2012

53000 mi
I had noticed the smell of fuel near the right rear side, by the door. Dealer did a number of checks and tests, could't find anything wrong. I paid for 1/2 hour labor. The smell is still there, however, and I will be returning. 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
Mar 2012

52000 mi

US $100
New brakes 
Mazda Mazda6 in Virginia, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2014
Nov 2009

8700 mi
High pitched squeaking noise from the water pump. 
Jul 2013

74700 mi

US $1000
AC fan motor needed to be replaced. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
Nov 2009

14260 mi
Passenger side vent sticking. replaced the vent. 

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