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2007 Mazda Mazda5 repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (44%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 161 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2007 Mazda Mazda5.

2007 Mazda Mazda5 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (14%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (39%)

Chart based on 132 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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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Mar 2017
Apr 2010

28200 mi

C $50
Engine warning light on. Diagnostic code said it was due to a loose gas cap. 
Jan 2012

29480 mi

C $65
Broken metal rod that moves seat belt latch out of the way when 2nd row seat bottom is folded in and out. 
Mar 2012

40300 mi

C $250
Seized slider on rear wheel brake. Caused wheel / rim to heat up. 
Sep 2012

42160 mi

C $100
Knocking sound, replaced bushing 
May 2013

48220 mi

C $100
Underbody metal heat sheilds rusted, rattling. Replaced. 
Jun 2014

57040 mi

C $1200
Worn shocks and struts. 
Dec 2014

62620 mi

C $1700
Clutch failed. Entire clutch assembly / cylinders replaced. No slippage or issues before total failure, unlikely to have been normal "wear". 
Feb 2015

63860 mi
Clutch failure. Incorrect part was installed during previous clutch replacement. Replaced. Car would not start. Corroded control computer, corrosion in secondary engine harness connection. 
Mar 2015

64480 mi
Leaking transmission fluid, likely due to improper previous clutch repair. Seal replaced. 
Jun 2015

66340 mi

C $1200
Air conditioner failure. Replaced. 
Oct 2015

70440 mi

C $500
Hole in exhaust system at weld point due to corrosion. Muffler and exhaust pipe replaced. 
Sep 2016

84320 mi

C $1100
Worn front stabilizer links replaced, $300. Rear control arms replaced with adjustable arms to fix steering pull to right, $800. 
Feb 2017

86800 mi

C $700
Leaking clutch master cylinder, clutch pedal not engaging properly. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2009 - Mar 2012
May 2010

19840 mi
Low RPM stumble in 1st and 2nd gear. Happened below 1200 rpm. Dealer reflashed computer. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2009 - Aug 2012
Sep 2011

89900 mi

C $400
Replaced clutch 
Dec 2011

97960 mi

C $257
Thermostat replaced, stuck open. Engine operated at normal temperature but took awhile to get to that temperature in freezing weather. 
Feb 2012

100460 mi

C $91
Replaced rear shocks. Super easy job. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2017
Jun 2009

20000 mi
The "check engine" light came on and the 'vacuum check valve' was replaced. 
Oct 2009

24000 mi
The "check engine" light came on and the purge valve was replaced. 
May 2010

27000 mi

US $48
Headlight would only work intermittently due to poor electrical contact at bulb. Needed new bulb socket, but dealer would not honor warranty because an "aftermarket" bulb had been used. (Bulb was same wattage as OEM) 
Dec 2013

61000 mi

US $165
New bushings were needed to eliminate loud knocking noises. 
Mar 2014

66000 mi

US $200
Rear shock replacement 
Nov 2014

74400 mi

US $500
Alternator replaced & serpentine belt replaced 
Jun 2015

80000 mi
Left front control arm replaced Thermostat replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2010 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

85560 mi

C $300
Bad wire on the steering's electrical motor 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Nov 2011
Nov 2011

65100 mi

C $450
Rear struts leaked caused car to sway when driving. Replaced with new struts. Engine Oil change. General winterized ready for cold weather. December ready to install remote starter on manual transmission. 
Mazda Mazda5 in South Africa
- Jan 2010
Jan 2010

23560 mi
Tires keep on bursting, Airconditioner not working, window rear can not open. Cuts out while driving.. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
- Jan 2010
Jan 2008

12400 mi
replaced rear struts 
Jan 2010

39060 mi

C $700
replaced all bushings, front, rear and rear suspension 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2013 - Apr 2017
Dec 2013

57040 mi

C $2300
stop and go operation over a long bridge @ 24000 kms. Clutch slippage @ 91000 kms. Replace Clutch @ 91763 kms. rear trailing arm bushings replacement required 91763 km. Front Lower control arm bushings reported by dealer as needing replacement. To be done later. 
Jan 2014

61920 mi

C $118
Replaced original battery as the original would no longer hold a full charge.Vehicle was left for 8 days and battery went dead ( < 7.3 V) 
Feb 2015

63240 mi

C $1240
Replace front lower control arms $316 
May 2015

65100 mi

C $441
replaced MacPherson struts (Front) cw wheel alignment 
Dec 2015

68820 mi

C $380
Replaced front and rear sway bar bushings again 
Mazda Mazda5 in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2013
Jan 2012

US $250
Coolant sensor went out Thermostat went out (within 30 days of replacing sensor and coolant flush). 
Mazda Mazda5 in Alabama, United States
Nov 2007 - Dec 2016
Mar 2015

129000 mi

US $182
Replaced oil cooler. Oil Cooler was damaged by quick oil change place. 
Dec 2016

161000 mi

US $88
Changed MAF and throttle body. Recharged air filter and changed spark plugs. 
Mazda Mazda5 in South Carolina, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2014
May 2010

54000 mi

US $150
sway bar end links and center bushings needed to be replaced due to a "knocking" sound 
Oct 2011

78000 mi
check engine light came on. it was a p219 code for throttle body sensor or something. I cleaned throttle body and it seemed to fix the problem. 
Feb 2012

83000 mi

US $100
6 disc changer stopped working. Got one from a salvage yard and replaced it myself. 
Mar 2012

84000 mi

US $20
Had to change the three LED bulbs that light up the HVAC controls when the headlights are on. 
Jan 2013

95000 mi

US $100
replaced thermostat and added new coolant 
Feb 2013

95800 mi

US $100
replaced throttle body  
Mazda Mazda5 in Oregon, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
Feb 2007 - Jul 2012
Jul 2007

4414.0 mi

US $25
Re-torque cowling under hood. LOF Popping noise over bumps in front end: Retorqued mounting bolts for cowl panel (Under hood) 
Dec 2008

19000 mi
TSB for bushing squeaking, crunching and clunking. All bushings were replaced and greased in accordance with TSB, but squeaking/crunching happened again about a week after. Problem is associated with extreme cold weather. 
Feb 2010

33300.0 mi
Rear suspension bushings crunching/squeaking Per TS Bulletin No: 02-001/08, Had to have rear stabilizer bushings replaced even though my car VIN did not fall within the supposed affected vehicle list. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Nova Scotia, Canada
May 2011 - May 2012
Jun 2011

53320 mi

C $250
Out of Alignment due to potholes/hitting curbs. Caused one tire to wear on outer edge. Had alignment done, strut tower bearing replaced, and wheels rotated  
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2011
Feb 2011

50000 mi
Reported long-standing cold weather front suspension noise. TSB on the problem from Mazda, but when told the sway bar bushing repair would be at least $110, I figured I'd live with the noises until warmer weather... 
Oct 2011

58000 mi

US $80
Suspension noise from front stabilizer bar bushings. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2012
May 2011

88000 mi
Power steering pump failure; covered under recall campaign. Had to order parts 
Mar 2012

102000 mi

US $100
replaced motor mount 
Dec 2012

115000 mi

US $200
replaced motor mounts 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Jun 2007 - Apr 2017
Mar 2012

68000 mi

US $70
Thermostat went out. 
Feb 2013

83200 mi

US $300
Had to replace both front struts and rear shocks. Three of them were very weak. Also replaced the front and rear sway bar bushings due to noise over bumps. The bushings were all cracked and very soft. 
Aug 2014

106000 mi

US $700
Alternator stopped working. 
Nov 2014

107700 mi

US $35
Engine mount needs replacement. 
Sep 2015

118000 mi
Received a check engine light that stated I had an issue with the MAF sensor. Cleaned it and no more check engine light. 
Feb 2016

119900 mi

US $10
Oil cooler gaskets were leaking and replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

75000 mi

US $120
Excessive movement in rear end. replaced rear shocks and mounts. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Nov 2012
Dec 2011

80000 mi

US $667
Replaced original struts, one of which was leaking. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jan 2017
Apr 2013

62920 mi

C $1300
Original stainless steel factory muffler "full of holes like swiss cheese" according to mechanic. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2013 - Dec 2015
Nov 2015

66960 mi

C $350
Replaced lower front control arms. Changed oil. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ohio, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

107000 mi
Serpentine belt 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2012 - Oct 2016
Aug 2015

104160 mi

C $500
Replace sway bar bushings. On the front end a bolt broke and needed extra work to fix. 
Sep 2015

105400 mi

C $1200
Ball joints on both the left and right badly worn, needed replacement, $500. Tie-rod end worn, needed replacement, $700. 
Oct 2016

117180 mi

C $700
Multiple exhaust leaks - intermediate pipe and muffler were leaking due to rust 
Mazda Mazda5 in Alaska, United States
Sep 2012 - Apr 2017
Mar 2015

99000 mi

US $2348
Replaced alternator and battery. Replaced both front lower control arms, both rear shocks. 
Jan 2017

129000 mi

US $700
All wheel bushings replac 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2012 - Feb 2015
Apr 2013

68000 mi

US $100
Check engine light was on, it was coolant thermostat issue, fixed under my extended warranty with 100 deduction 
Feb 2015

75000 mi

US $770
Changed all four struts 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2015
May 2008

8000 mi
Intermittent engine stumble due to PCM detecting engine noise as throttle input. TSB: http://www.mstore2000.com/PDF_Files/01-008-08-1914.pdf 
Apr 2011

27000 mi

US $500
failure of sliding door lock cylinder required replacement last week 
Dec 2011

32000 mi
shock absorbers worn and replaced 
Jan 2013

50500 mi

US $2000
Exhaust rusted and required replacement 
Aug 2013

45000 mi

US $200
tie rod got stuck probably due to hitting a curb 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - May 2011
Apr 2007

7440 mi
The "pin" that holds the all-weather mat in place was loose. The screw was lost some time during the winter. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2006 - Jun 2014
Dec 2007

14000 mi
Noise from back suspension when 3rd row is used or vehicle is loaded Creaking noise from windshield/dashboard when outside temperature is cold. Fabric separating from door panel. 
May 2009

36000 mi

US $40
clicking noise at slow speeds from under vec over uneven pavement material on inside door panels of both front doors is coming loose 
Jun 2014

117000 mi

US $80
Front Motor Mount 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2016 - Mar 2017
Jan 2017

94699 mi

C $866
replace oil cooler engine mount 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Hampshire, United States
Sep 2015 - Apr 2017
Apr 2016

121700 mi

US $110
Replaced right and left strut assemblies with complete strut/spring assemblies replaced right inner and outer tie rod 
Dec 2016

131000 mi

US $20
Thermostat needed to be replaced 
Apr 2017

135000.0 mi

US $150
replaced exhaust pipe between resonator and muffler (stock resonator and muffler were still in great shape, but pipe had rotted 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
Feb 2016

129400 mi

US $460
the rear shock mount broke (due to rust) so they were replaced along with the shocks. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

143000 mi

US $700
Radiator and thermostat housing replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
Feb 2015

45880 mi

C $100
need new thermostat 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
May 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

89900 mi
Worn out bearing, right front. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2014 - Feb 2015
Jul 2014

77500 mi

US $150
EVP - Vacuum switch replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Maryland, United States
Jul 2011 - Dec 2012
Mar 2012

94000 mi

US $2200
Tie Rods and Sway Bars 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Apr 2010
Dec 2009

38000 mi
Popping and knocking noises coming from rear suspension in cold weather while driving over uneven road surfaces. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2014
Mar 2012

82000 mi

US $400
Sway bars were worn and loose - needed to be replaced. 
Mar 2014

99000 mi

US $1200
Loose ball joints needed to be replaced 
May 2014

99900 mi

US $500
Replaced rear suspension components to fix rattling and uneven wear on tires. 
Dec 2014

106000 mi

US $250
Temperature sensor was faulty, leading to check engine light related to emissions. New sensor fitted. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2016
Dec 2009

34000 mi
Defective front stabilizer bar bushing repaired under warranty. 
May 2012

73300 mi

US $60
Headlights on the Mazda 5 are too difficult for me to change and I have to take the vehicle to the dealer. The lights seem to only last about 18 months before requiring replacement. 
Nov 2013

92000 mi

US $600
Noise from front end when driving over bumps. Replaced worn front struts. 
Mar 2014

97000 mi
Replaced rear shocks. Normal wear item.  Replaced left low beam headlamp. 
Dec 2015

109000 mi

US $750
Related CV joints, axle and lower control arms 
Mazda Mazda5 in Indiana, United States
Nov 2008 - Aug 2015
Oct 2011

85000 mi

US $300
replaced OEM struts with Monroe equivalents 
Apr 2012

87000 mi
Check engine light code indicated an error with ECM. Replaced factory-spec plugs. Still waiting to see if that fixed it or if the ECM is truly shot. Will be $800 repair if so. 
Jun 2015

129000 mi

US $500
stabilizer bar links were replaced for 3rd time since owning vehicle broken rear upper shock mount was replaced for second time reverse lights were operating as tail/brake lights 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Jul 2008 - Apr 2011
Jan 2010

77000 mi

US $160
both low-beam headlamps blew out at same time. Shop ran diagnostics but could find no reason for the problem. Replaced both headlamps rear wiper arm became loose (again) and was retightened 
Mazda Mazda5 in Missouri, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2017
Apr 2010

48000 mi

US $600
Replaced blown front strut with Koni FSD kit which includes all struts and shocks. Pleased with results. 
May 2012

71800 mi

US $35
Clunking noise in steering when going over bumps. Drivers side replaced. Noise is better, but still audible. 
Jun 2013

91000 mi

US $10
Swaybar Bushings 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2013
Jan 2009

10000 mi
Bushings were replaced. 
Jul 2013

62000 mi

US $700
carbon deposits in throttle body 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2008 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

29000 mi
Used car purchased in June. A few days after purchased the driver noticed that flap beneath the gas cap was bent upward. The part was ordered on the first trip and replaced on a second trip. The third seat belt retainer clips where replaced, as one was broken, and the other was showing signs of strain. Fuel filler pipe replaced. Seat belt retainer clips replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Hawaii, United States
Nov 2007 - Dec 2009
Mar 2008

11000 mi
Pulling right. Rear tires have too much camber. Engine cuts off momentarily when cold. 
Jul 2009

32200 mi

US $70
Replaced right rear shock. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

36000 mi

US $150
Brake on/off switch broke preventing car moving out of Park 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

34000 mi
CEL was on with occasional stalling problem after starting car. They fixed a vacuum leak and turned off the CEL. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2007 - Sep 2016
Jan 2008

620 mi
Suspension noises in cold days. Dealer replaced suspension bushings. 
Dec 2008

4960 mi

C $70
Replaced rear suspension bushing with newer ones. 
Jun 2011

21700 mi

C $145
Replace front axle bushings. 
Jul 2014

45440 mi

C $1500
Both front struts were leaking. One of rear shock brackets was broken. Replace front struts, sway bars and rear shocks. 
Apr 2015

51960 mi

C $50
Low beam blub burned out. 
Nov 2015

57520 mi

C $380
Power steering lines leaking. Replace and flush steering fluid. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2011 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

39000 mi
Rear shocks/struts made a lot of noise over bumps when sold. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
May 2011 - Jan 2014
Nov 2013

78300 mi

US $300
Car would not allow me to take it out of park. There was a fuse associated with brakes that caused this. 
Jan 2014

79000 mi

US $320
Seems the car was running to cold and needed a thermostat replacement 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
May 2010 - Apr 2017
Dec 2010

47000 mi

US $1000
Replaced shocks and bushings 
Mar 2012

58000 mi
6 CD Player got stuck 
Jul 2012

61000 mi

US $1600
Right engine support fixed (leaked) 
Nov 2013

69900 mi

US $1500
Engine light Airbag light 
Nov 2015

84000 mi

US $600
Faulty fuel pump sensor 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
May 2017 - May 2017
Apr 2017

92000.0 mi

US $80
became an econo box real quick .... 
Mazda Mazda5 in Florida, United States
Jan 2007 - Dec 2010
Nov 2009

33000 mi

US $53
Right regular headlight went out. A real bear to change yourself. I don't have the bulb seated in the gasket correctly, will need to have the mechanic do it. But it is working! 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

88000 mi

US $1300
Brake pads and rotors had to be replaced. Control arms and bushings also had to be replaced/repaired. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in South Africa
Mar 2011 - Dec 2012
Dec 2011

68200 mi
Only front seat passengers can barely feel the air conditioning. One of the windows does not work. 
Sep 2012

77500 mi

R 1600
Airbags light remains on, it never goes off. Front passenger seat belt light flashes when no one is sitting on the seat 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

70680 mi

C $900
Several trips to shop for noise in wheels. Determined it was tires. Working on fourth set so decided to find a solution. Found an aftermarket part that allows the camber on rear wheels to be adjusted, as original wasn't. 

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