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2007 Mazda Mazda6 repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (12%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 129 repairs.
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2007 Mazda Mazda6 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 52 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 MazdaSpeed6 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 270hp 2.3L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Arizona, United States
Oct 2009 - Sep 2013
Nov 2009

13000 mi
Passenger side power door lock does not function. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in California, United States
Oct 2009 - Dec 2016
Nov 2009

12000 mi

US $160
Purge valve replaced under warranty, all drivetrain oils and oil filter changed 
May 2010

15700 mi

US $100
Steering wheel clock spring clicking, on order.  Engine knocking, dealer agrees is unusual but waiting for Mazda to give them advice on the problem and solution. 
Oct 2010

18300 mi
Clock spring replaced in wheel...new spring still makes noise but it's ignorable. Engine still knocking, still can't replicate at dealership. Mazda states that it's normal operation. 
Jan 2013

35500 mi

US $1000
Leaking transfer case had to be resealed, parts replaced. All appears to be fine now. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2009 - Oct 2009
Sep 2009

19840 mi
Turbo seals replaced to fix oil leak. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Michigan, United States
Jan 2013 - May 2013
Feb 2013

66000 mi

US $100
Timing Chain replaced 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Dec 2013
Mar 2011

46500 mi

C $350
Check engine light on, found that it was a purge valve, ordered part and fixed it. Problem seems like it is fixed. 
Dec 2013

78740 mi

C $1800
Timing chain, actuator, seals, gaskets. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Puerto Rico
Sep 2013 - Jan 2014
Nov 2013

48000 mi

US $1200
Engine broke two connecting rods and pistons; block was cracked down the middle. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in California, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
May 2010

37500 mi

US $280
Front left wheel bearing noise at 38k. Apparently a common failure on this model. 
Oct 2010

46000 mi

US $100
Left front lower control arm bushing has cracked and is making a creaking sound when loaded. Dealer diagnosed the issue, but no parts are available. Was told that it isn't a safety issue and that the car can be driven until parts are in. 
Nov 2010

47000 mi

US $350
Replaced front left lower control arm on second trip to dealer after parts were not available on first trip. In the meantime, the failure of said part completely destroyed my left front tire. Mazda denied any after warranty assistance. 
Dec 2010

48000 mi
Progressively worse rattle in valvetrain at startup. Diagnosed as failed variable valve timing (VVT) actuator. TSB found, replaced under drivetrain warranty 
Mar 2011

51000 mi
Second visit to diagnose a prominent clunk in the drivetrain. Shop "could not duplicate" during first visit in Dec. This time, I took a tech for a ride. He noticed it right away. They had the car for a week, but could not locate its origin. Failed bypass valve in the turbo plumbing. Second failed stock Mazda valve in 50k miles. Was told that Mazda would only cover a portion of the replacement cost, so I told them to forget it and bought a Forge bypass valve as a replacement. Diagnosed/fixed rear window creaking/popping problem in the Speed6. Detached fixing hardware from rear edge of headliner and used taped vise-grips to bend the rear window guide tabs downward toward the front of vehicle to mitigate creaking. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in West Virginia, United States
Jun 2009 - Aug 2012
Jun 2011

25000 mi

US $500
Shocks were getting soft. Replaced with somewhat better than OEM Bilstein shocks. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Kansas, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2016
Sep 2009

24000 mi
Engine light came on due to sensor, related to fuel system becoming faulty. Replaced under warranty. 
Oct 2009

25000 mi
Could not get part for leaking front differential. Quoted 1 day but took 3. 
Jul 2013

90000 mi

US $310
Left side rear shock was leaking - they need to be replaced as a pair so both rear shocks were swapped out for new. 
Jun 2015

117000 mi

US $100
Pulley bearing for compressor went (very) bad. Quote from garage was $2,600 (for complete replacement of compressor which they misdiagnosed as bad). Bearing was $23. Fixed it with an ex-mechanic friend. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in California, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2015
Dec 2011

33000 mi
Front brake replacement. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2008 - Aug 2013
Aug 2008

37200 mi
The rear brakes would stick on after disengaging the parking brake. The mechanic lubed the sliders and that seems to have fixed the problem. 
Sep 2010

62000 mi

C $3000
Requires new pads and rotors all around 
Jan 2011

64480 mi
Light came on during normal commute. Took to local mechanic who stated the code was for the EGR valve. Cleared the code and drove with mechanic, where code reader could tell valve was cycling (no problem). Valve may have frozen. 
Jul 2011

68200 mi

C $107
AC quit blowing cold air. Dealer could not find a leak, but recharged system. AC blows cold now. 
Aug 2013

88040 mi

C $175
A/C Compressor leaking. Quote $800 for new compressor instaled. Had it re-charged instead. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Ontario, Canada
- Jul 2007
Jul 2007

62 mi
Car arrived off freight vehicle with damaged grill. Dealer promptly ordered replacement at no charge. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Washington, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2009
Jun 2008

7500 mi
car wouldn't run past idle (felt like flooding/starving for fuel) brought into dealership, replaced High Pressure Fuel pump (took almost 2 weeks in shop) 
Feb 2009

57000 mi
Brought car in with suspected broken rear axle, found left rear broken, was replaced under warranty) While there, dealer found metal shavings in front transfer case (replaced front left driveshaft under warranty as well, and replaced associated fluids) 
Apr 2009

60000 mi
bad grinding and clicking sounds coming from drivetrain. vibrations above 50mph, and car jerked to a stop when slowing at 1-2mph Transfer case replaced 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Delaware, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2012
Aug 2009

20000 mi
Had DTC P2187 Lean condition at idle on Bank 1. Dealer replaced High Pressure Fuel Pump on engine. Pump runs off of camshaft operating between 485psi and 1885 psi. 
Sep 2009

21000 mi
Replaced purge valve. Trm levels incorrect. Existing purge valve sticking. 
Oct 2011

47000 mi
Replaced smoking turbocharger with new updated turbo. 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2008 - Apr 2011
Jun 2008

7440 mi
Replaced rear differential axle seals 
Feb 2009

11160 mi
Repaired sensor for fuel system that was squeeling when engine was cold. 
Apr 2010

18600 mi
Brought in to fix creek from drivers seat and rattle from rear of car. Dealer attempted to fix but still hasn't fixed either problem despite multiple trips in regards to these problems 
Mar 2011

37820 mi
Brought to dealer because of vibration and clunk from rear diff. Dealer tried to tell me it was the tires, but after further inspection found it was the rear diff bushings. Tried to tell me it wasn't covered under warranty. 
Apr 2011

38440 mi
Dealer attempted to repair rear differential after agreeing to do it under warranty. Got the car back after they had it for two days and it still had the same symptoms.  
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

42780 mi
Check engine came on. Barely able to drive home. Engine would not rev unless gas pedal almost to the floor.Unplugged positive terminal of battery,waited 1-2 minutes and reconnected. Check engine light gone and car back to normal. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6

Engine not specified

Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

29760 mi
Heated seats stopped working - bringing it again next week in the shop - fourth time for the same problem. They even replaced the entire seat... still having electric gremlins... 
Mazda MazdaSpeed6 in Alabama, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2012
Jan 2010

43000 mi
Ticking Noise from purge valve, according to service ticket. Previously, in dealership 26 days for Cam ticking noise. Not sure what was really going on this time. Hired Lemon Lawyer. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Wagon

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

Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Oct 2013 - Jan 2017
Oct 2013

77000 mi

US $1660
A/C evaporator was leaking from corrosion, and heater core next to it was also corroded. Replacing both required removing the dashboard. Check engine light came on; caused by clogged evaporative leak detection pump. Pump was removed, tested, cleaned and reinstalled. 
Nov 2013

77500 mi
Check engine light came on again for a while, and then went off. Technician checked the OBD system and found no active codes. Immediately took the car to an emissions testing station, where it passed. 
May 2014

83000 mi

US $250
Air intake had dry rot and a tear, triggering the check engine light, and had to be replaced. 
Aug 2014

85700 mi

US $150
Needed new fan control module because cooling fan for A/C system was running at high speed whenever A/C was engaged. Second time this has happened, and it is common among 2003-2008 Mazda6s. 
Sep 2015

91000 mi
Engine fans were running on high speed all the time. Replaced fan control module (third time in last two years) under warranty. I've read that the fans draw more amps as they get older, damaging control module, but don't know if this is tru. 
Dec 2015

92000 mi

US $55
Liftgate struts failed and could no longer hold liftgate up in open position. Easily replaced both struts in 5 minutes. 
Mazda Mazda6 in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2008 - Jul 2015
Dec 2008

1240 mi
Engine would not start. Required 2 tow-ins to shop. Problem (appeared) to be a short circuit in wiring b4 fuses. Dealer hung onto car to ensure repair was effective. 
Aug 2013

44640 mi

C $125
TIE ROD JOINT TOO TIGHT-NOISEY! MECH ADJUSTED, ALL IS GOOD 
Dec 2014

57040 mi

C $100
No Heatn climate control- Dealer could find no fault. Owner reset car thru removing/reinstalling battery cables. Heater works now! 
Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2012 - Dec 2016
Apr 2012

56420 mi

C $50
Patch flat tire 
Jul 2013

7812 mi

C $50
Patch flat tire 
Aug 2013

79856 mi

C $1200
Suspension control arm replaced Suspension control arm replaced, along with Brake pads/rotors and tune up (plugs, air filter) 
Mar 2014

92380 mi

C $600
Both Front Wheel Bearings replaced 
Sep 2015

112840 mi

C $300
Flex pipe repair 
Mazda Mazda6 in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
Jan 2013

43020 mi
I feel a little sloppiness in the driver's front control arm/ ball joint. I will have to keep an eye on it. Front exhaust heat shield started to rattle. Fixed with screws. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

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

Mazda Mazda6 in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jan 2009

22000 mi
Transmission delays before engaging taking off from stoplight. Computer update was done. No cost. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Arkansas, United States
Jun 2013 - Oct 2016
Aug 2014

112700 mi

US $800
Water pump failed. Replaced hoses also while in. 
Mar 2015

118000 mi

US $700
Fixed engine oil leak. 
Jul 2016

126500 mi

US $1400
Replace control arms, new struts 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

212-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in New York, United States
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
Jan 2014

120000 mi

US $1250
car refused to respond to throttle, stayed at idle. replace air intake tube throttle body 
Nov 2014

136000 mi

US $1300
Clutch slipping at higher rpm, pressure plate clutch disc and throw out bearing replaced 
Mazda Mazda6 in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2010 - May 2014
Jan 2013

110700 mi

US $1333
Clutch started to make noise and be very heavy. Replaced entire clutch assembly. Something went wrong with the pressure plate and the throw out bearing was ruined. Lining low but some life left. 
Sep 2013

122000 mi

US $762
A small plastic part on the water pump housing started to leak coolant. The entire water pump had to be replaced because they do not sell the plastic part separately. 
Nov 2013

126000 mi

US $453
Front bypass hose fitting burst, spraying coolant 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Michigan, United States
- Sep 2008
Jun 2007

10500 mi
check engine light. Charcoal canister. Repaired under warranty 
Jul 2007

11000 mi
Exhaust donut failed. Repaired under warranty 
Aug 2007

11500 mi
Sunroof deflector cracked. Repaired under warranty. 
Sep 2007

11800 mi
rattles from passenger dash panel. Repaired under warranty 
Oct 2007

13500 mi
loud clunk from front end. Brake caliper and pads replaced. 
Nov 2007

15000 mi
loud clunk returned. denied warranty repair. 
Dec 2007

16500 mi
Engine losing coolant - have to fill reservoir every oil change, No leak found. 
Feb 2008

21000 mi
loud thumping noise from front strut. Replaced under warranty. Dash panel rattles but no warranty coverage. 
Mar 2008

23000 mi
Fan blower makes loud high pitch noise. Replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2008

11800 mi
Rattles from passenger dash panel. Repaired under warranty 
Mazda Mazda6 in Georgia, United States
- Sep 2007
Sep 2007

3500 mi
Warranty Repair - Center Console cover defective & replaced 
Mazda Mazda6 in Michigan, United States
May 2015 - May 2015
May 2015

84000 mi

US $31
New interior light housing for back seat 
Mazda Mazda6 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2015 - Sep 2016
Nov 2015

118000 mi

US $465
Gear shift wouldn't engage properly so car didn't register it was in "Park" and wouldn't restart. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Utah, United States
Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
Nov 2016

98000 mi
Body control module was water damaged. Water entered car from windshield wiper bolt. Intermittent loss of control of interior lights, blinkers, windshield wipers, horn, and windows. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2009 - Jul 2016
Mar 2016

171000 mi

US $450
Thermostat replacement 
Mazda Mazda6 in Michigan, United States
Jun 2008 - Mar 2009
Oct 2008

24000 mi

US $35
Passenger seat creaked when someone sat in it while driving. Had to replace seat frame assembly. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 2014 - Apr 2015
Sep 2014

81840 mi

C $1000
Rear brake pads and rotors needed replacement. Real calipers were seized and needed servicing. Front brakes needed general servicing. 
Mar 2015

85560 mi

C $460
Front brake rotors warped. Replaced rotors and pads 
Mazda Mazda6 in Hawaii, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2016
Jan 2013

66300 mi

US $80
Not sure why still veering right. New tires too 
Jun 2014

80000 mi

US $600
Brakes and rotors worn & replaced. 
Aug 2014

80000 mi

US $100
Rear automatic window could not roll up. Mechanic dis-assembled and re-assembled. Now works just fine.  Door could not open from the inside. ABS pump not working Battery didn't last as long as it should have. Rear left window cannot roll down, not yet inspected. 
May 2015

92000 mi
Front left & right wheel bearings worn/ replaced. Motor mounts replaced 
Oct 2015

96000 mi
Abs pump broke 
Sep 2016

107000 mi

US $150
System leak, A/C recharged, blowing warm air Rear brakes worn, not fixed 
Mazda Mazda6 in Oklahoma, United States
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
Dec 2010

45000 mi

US $180
Power steering pump started making noises a while back, but only when steering hard one way or another and went away as soon as you weren't 'locked' at the end. I replaced the pump and it went away. 
Mazda Mazda6 in New York, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
Jun 2010

25000 mi
Damaged muffler seal was discovered after I noticed the car was louder than usual. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2012 - May 2016
May 2016

127100 mi
Bearing noise from inside transmission. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Nova Scotia, Canada
- Jan 2007
Jan 2007 switch un plugged in center console for e brake light fixed under warantee 
Mazda Mazda6 in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2009 - Aug 2015
Oct 2009

34000 mi

US $240
Rotors and Pads had to be changed 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Hatch

156-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2008 - Oct 2010
Jan 2009

13020 mi
Replacement of hatchback struts. Hatch would not stay opened properly, esp. when cold 
Dec 2009

24800 mi
Replaced 3 of 4 door mouldings that were discolored 
Mazda Mazda6 in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

81840 mi
Rust, again, despite dealer "repair". 
Mazda Mazda6 in Arizona, United States
Oct 2011 - Oct 2011
Oct 2011

US $200
Wires leading to battery severely corroded twice during the time I owned the car 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2016
May 2010

13000 mi

US $150
Rear under car engine cover came loose, was hanging down, and became cracked after being driven. Dealer said it was due to hitting a parking curb or something, but I believe bolt fell out resulting in part becoming loose. No warranty. 
May 2011

24300 mi

US $480
Cannot recall exactly, but it was one of the engine sensors that had gone bad. Trip also included an oil change and fuel injector cleaning. 
Feb 2013

46300 mi

US $450
Oxygen sensor failed. Was replaced. 
Feb 2016

70700 mi

US $400
Replaced the rear motor mount 
Mazda Mazda6 in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2013 - Aug 2014
Mar 2013

58280 mi

C $780
replaced both rear calipers and pads 

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2007 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Hatch

156-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Wisconsin, United States
Jun 2013 - May 2016
Oct 2013

45700 mi

US $85
Alignment (car woudl drift to one side) 
Nov 2014

49800 mi

US $40
the struts that hold the hatch open wore out and I replaced them myself (only took 2 minutes) 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Jun 2007 - May 2011
Apr 2007

13 mi

US $16600
 
Jun 2009

26000 mi
Over last few mos,I began to notice chipping & cracking on the o/s rubber sash window mouldings(ALL 4!).The blk plastic trim it's attached to has corroded as well.Took to dlr,& they apprvd wrnty rpr. Waitin' 4 parts 2 come in. 
Jul 2009

26800 mi
Over last few mos,I began to notice chipping & cracking on the o/s rubber sash window mouldings(ALL 4!).The blk plastic trim it's attached to has corroded as well.Took to dlr,& they apprvd wrnty rpr.Waitin' 4 parts 2 come in. 
Aug 2009

27000 mi
Went back in 08/04. Correct parts ordered this time & successfully installed. Looks like new again. 
Mazda Mazda6 in District of Columbia, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

105000 mi

US $750
intake sensors shot, both replaced 

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