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2004 Mazda Tribute Repair Histories

19 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Mazda Tribute. 6 of these members (31.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 17 repairs to 2004 Mazda Tributes--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2004 Mazda Tribute 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Mazda Tribute in Victoria, Australia
Mar 2014 - May 2015
68820 mi A $390 Auto electrician replaced motor for tailgate which would not close using the remote. It could only be closed manually with the key. 
Mazda Tribute in Queensland, Australia
Sep 2013 - Mar 2015
119040 mi A $350 Faulty coil/over spark plug issue on cylinder number 5 replaced. Other plugs also replaced. Finally fixed after three attempts. Dirty fuel seems to have been the trigger. 
124000   Noisy front discs & rear drums and intermittent low pedal operation. Leaking Power Steering Pump Low operation or going to the floor pedal intermittent... 

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2004 Mazda Tribute 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Mazda Tribute in New Hampshire, United States
Mar 2010 - Mar 2015
98000 mi US $500 Alternator went bad and had to be replaced, along with the main power cable from the battery to the starter. Significant part of repair bill was labor to replace alternator (had to rip out bunch of front suspension area to get to it) 
104000   Flex pipe fell apart and had to be replaced. Shop welded new flex section into existing stainless system from factory - including converter/muffler/resonator - all of which are still in great shape 
114000   Vehicle started misfiring - diagnosed as old plugs - replaced plugs and coil boots - secondary replace IAC and TPC sensors Rotors/pads replaced 
114000   Misfire still existed from before - replaced 2 coil packs and also fixed bogus plug replacement from previous trip. Completed emissions test successful - NH state inspection. All set! 
114000   Faulty front sway bar end links. Replaced by myself in garage. 
Mazda Tribute in Idaho, United States
Sep 2013 - Aug 2014
49000 mi US $200 Replaced in tank fuel pump. 

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2004 Mazda Tribute 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Mazda Tribute in Thailand
Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
51640 mi $843 - Air compressor worn out inside, made noise, but still cool. (Replaced new one, 364 US$) - Condenser coil got rust inside and decay. (Replaced new one, 182 US$) - Replaced new Dyer and Expansion Valve. - Recharge refrigerant and oil. - Water Pump and Pulley connected plans, both were not flat and caused misalignment with the belt. (Replace both Water Pump, 82 US$ and Pulley, 12 US$) - Crankshaft Pulley was little unbalance due to the core rubber deteriorated, caused noise when starting the engine. (Replace new Crankshaft Pulley, 166 US$, and new serpentine belt, 52 US$) - Found noise from the alternator when engine running. (Replace the Alternator both front and end bearings, 55 US$) 
53320   During driving, the engine was shut off with the engine lamp buzzed and couldn't start the engine. Checking by Mazda Service Centre with ECU diagnosis and found the faulty Crankshaft Position Sensor Wiring was broken. Repaired the wire, OK. 

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