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2005 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

Engine (69%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (10%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 48 repairs.
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2005 Mazda MPV repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (30%)

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Chart based on 46 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 Mazda MPV

Engine not specified

Mazda MPV in Arkansas, United States
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
Jun 2012

116000 mi

US $450
replaced all coils 

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2005 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Mazda MPV in Texas, United States
- Nov 2007
Nov 2007

45000 mi
Radiator Fan Control Module failure. Under warranty - no cost. 
Mazda MPV in Oklahoma, United States
- Dec 2007
Dec 2007

48000 mi

US $500
front stabilizer bar and bushings. right hand window motor and regulator. 
Mazda MPV in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2013 - Feb 2016
Sep 2014

88660 mi

C $1000
Drain plug stripped. required replacement. Replaced oil pan too. 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2017
Dec 2014

91000 mi

US $2000
replacement of multiple exhause components including 2 catalytic converts 
Mazda MPV in Pennsylvania, United States
- Jun 2009
Dec 2008

26000 mi
Radiator Fan Control module replaced. Under warranty. (fan cycled irregularly, summer and winter). 
Jun 2009

31000 mi

US $650
Replace three rear ignition coils. 
Mazda MPV in California, United States
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Apr 2017

139049 mi

US $150
Typical ignition coils which go bad, PCV, and spark plugs Control arm bushings, sway bar links and sway bar bushings. 
Nov 2017

143247 mi

US $243
Transmission and engine mounts 
Apr 2018

151970 mi
Timing cover leak, given $1100 estimate. Added STP stop leak instead and park over plastic area because it drips 2 drops of oil after driving. Oil usage minimal--about 0.5 quarts per 3000 miles. An annoyance as it smells slightly of burning oil when parking. 
Mazda MPV in Minnesota, United States
- Aug 2008
Aug 2008

75000 mi

US $67
Consistent problem with door locks actuating themselves. Troubleshot to a bad door switch, replaced. 
Mazda MPV in Ontario, Canada
- Jul 2010
Jul 2009

46393 mi

C $1318
Replace #4 ignition coil and spark plug Replace front brake pads, machine rotors + fluid Repair collapsed PVC hose Replace water pump + anti-freeze Replace rear brake light 
Jul 2010

62000 mi

C $650
Replace driver side window motor Replaced PCV hose 
Mazda MPV in Florida, United States
Dec 2012 - May 2014
Apr 2013

78500 mi

US $200
erratic idle, down on full throttle power. Replaced faulty PCV hose and valve. As a preventative maintenance I removed and replaced all spark plugs and COPs. 
Sep 2013

89000 mi

US $75
When I previously replaced all COP and spark plugs I used cheap parts off Amazon. Don't do it. I basically had to re-accomplish all work with genuine OEM parts to correct reoccurring drivability hiccups. This van is ignition sensitive. 
Dec 2013

92000 mi
Front timing chain cover and oil pan develop leaks. It is a labor intensive repair. Estimates about $1,300. I first tried engine seal "stop leak" products with poor results. A telltale sign of burning oil accompanies this ford sourced duratech V6 defect.  
Feb 2014

93400 mi
Water pump developed leaks around the housing. Replaced it along with the short elbow bypass hose that connects the water pump to the coolant passages in the valley under the lower intake. 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2018
Jun 2013

128000 mi

US $650
Original alternator went out, the alternator would read normal without a load. The mechanic put a load on it and find out that the alternator would not produce enough to recharge the battery. 
May 2014

142900 mi

US $200
Outer tie rod, driver's side. 
May 2015

165000 mi

US $418
Both right and left lower control arm and ball joint assembly. 
Dec 2015

180000 mi

US $180
Coolant line 
Aug 2018

221000 mi

US $140
Coil pack. 
Mazda MPV in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2011 - Nov 2017
Mar 2014

102000 mi

US $225
Loud front end noise. Replaced bearing. 
Jun 2014

104000 mi

US $1000
Major rust in wheel wells and bottom of doors. 
Mazda MPV in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Dec 2017
Nov 2011

67360 mi

C $18
Replaced Driver's side Stabilizer Link component 
Apr 2012

69440 mi

C $120
Replaced lower control arms (complete with BJ) on both sides. 
Nov 2013

80460 mi

C $450
New alternator 
May 2016

94640 mi

C $75
Replace Drivers side window regulator 
Jun 2016

95480 mi

C $125
Replace lower control arm due to failed ball joint 
Mazda MPV in Washington, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2018
Feb 2013

45900 mi

US $350
#3 coil and spark plug 
Apr 2017

63000 mi

US $911
replace #4,5,6, plugs and coils 
Mazda MPV in Georgia, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2018
Dec 2012

69000 mi

US $256
the car was intermittently hesitating, not running smoothly. it was a post-ignition problem. Spark plugs and some sensors had to be replaced. 
Feb 2013

71600 mi

US $1200
electronic post ignition and air flow sensors malfunctioning. also replaced all ignition coils. 
Jan 2017

118000 mi

US $300
controller for engine fan was replaced 
Feb 2017

120000 mi

US $850
front ignition coils replaced CV joints replaced 
Mazda MPV in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Mar 2016
Jan 2014

50300 mi

US $40
Cooling system fan module failed and cooling fan kept coming on more and more when not needed. Seems this is a common failure. I bought a replacement module on eBay for $40. Dealer wanted $130 for the part. Took 15 minutes to replace it. 
Jul 2014

63300 mi

US $90
The $40 eBay fan module failed in about 30 days. I found a OEM version for $90, installed it in 15 minutes and it works as it should. 
Dec 2014

69000 mi

US $100
#3 ignition misfire. Replaced all 6 coils and spark plugs. 
Mazda MPV in Georgia, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2013
Dec 2011

128000 mi

US $38
PCV tube collapsed and disintegrated. Issue caused prake issues as well as engine idle issues. 
Mazda MPV in Arizona, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

94000 mi

US $175
engine light came on. took to my mechanic and codes p2195 and p2197. replaced pcv hose, engine idle control, intake manifold gasket and a few other vacuum leaks, engine came back on, mechanic suggested taking it to dealer. 
Mazda MPV in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2016
Aug 2013

76000 mi

US $194
Engine missing - replaced coil module on one cylinder. 
Mazda MPV in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2016
Jan 2013

88000 mi
The van was running roughly and Check Engine light was illuminated. Code was read and indicated a misfire in Cylinder 3. Ignition coil was replaced and solved the problem. 
Dec 2013

96000 mi

US $200
Vacuum leak caused by collapsed PCV hose. 
Apr 2014

98700 mi

US $560
Failed ignition coil in cylinder 1. Repair included replacing 2 coils and spark plugs. 
Dec 2014

111000 mi

US $60
Replaced ignition coil on cylinder 4. 

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