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2008 Mazda Mazda6 repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (25%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 44 repairs.
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2008 Mazda Mazda6 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (62%)

< $100 (19%)

Chart based on 21 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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2008 Mazda Mazda6

Engine not specified

Mazda Mazda6 in New Jersey, United States
May 2011 - Aug 2011
Jul 2011

42000 mi

US $310
Different lights bulbs needed replacing. Headlight, Fog Light, Tail Lights. All ground connections needed tightening and loose connections by fuse panel for light fuse. 
Aug 2011

42000 mi

US $460
Needed front & rear full brake job's done at early miles including rotors. Front braked were done at 28K mi. and again at 50% AT 43k MI. BC rotors were noisy and rattling. 

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2008 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

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

Mazda Mazda6 in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2012
Jul 2010

22000 mi
Air Conditioner makes a buzzing noise when on, dealer said there was a recall and replaced part for free. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2015
Sep 2015

85000 mi

US $270
Transmission switch died. Car wont go into P and as a result wont start. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2016
Apr 2016

78300 mi

US $560
Came out needing additional work related to emissions. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Illinois, United States
Jul 2012 - Sep 2013
Sep 2012

72000 mi
Right headlight broke down 
Oct 2012

72000 mi

US $400
Loud sound and little more vibration than usual at start. I checked this with 2 dealer and 1 mechanics, they said there is nothing wrong. 
Mazda Mazda6 in New York, United States
Nov 2010 - Oct 2016
Dec 2015

77000 mi

US $40
1 TPMS module leaking air - replaced with rubber stem 
Sep 2016

84000 mi

US $65
Tires flat due to leak at TPMS sensor valve stem - had to replace tires as well. 
Oct 2016

85000 mi

US $30
Rubbing, whooshing, knocking noise at higher speeds >50 mph. Transmission sensor could not detect transmission is in park - engine could not start in Park. Starts in Neutral fine. 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

125000 mi
Warped rotor. Replaced 
Mazda Mazda6 in South Carolina, United States
May 2011 - Dec 2016
Jan 2011

43000 mi
After CarMax had done a 4-wheel alignment, they bent the brake plate on the front left wheel. Made squealing/rubbing noise. CarMax fixed free of charge. Noticed a large crack going across top of windshield that had previously been under a significant amount of dirt. CarMax fixed free of charge. 
May 2011

50000 mi
A/C cycled on/off rapidly when car at idle or accelerating. System was overcharged. Bled off excess refrigerant.  
Sep 2011

57000 mi

US $313
Driver's side rear wheel bearing was making loud thumping/humming noise. Verified by dealer. Replaced myself.  Passenger's side rear wheel bearing started making same noise soon after. Also replaced myself. Clear coat on factory rear spoiler began pitting, flaking, peeling off. Brought to independent shop and had repainted factory color. 
Dec 2011

63000 mi
Driver's side headlight adjuster broke. Headlight beam would move around when driving around corners. Fixed it myself by replacing the whole headlight assembly. Ordered part online. Took about a day to install. 
Dec 2013

93000 mi

US $85
Rear drivers side wheel bearing began making very loud humming vibration noise on 650 mile trip. Bought replacement wheel hub assembly with wheel bearing from autozone for $85 and replaced myself. No more vibration humming. 
Jan 2014

93700 mi

US $30
Hid headlight bulbs were color shifting due to age and needed replacement. Bought replacement hid bulbs online and replaced myself. 
Aug 2014

102000 mi

US $60
Water kept getting into fog light housing in lower bumper and causing bulbs to burst. Had to totally replace fog light housing and bulbs. 
Mar 2015

115000 mi

US $250
Power steering pump failed and needed to be replaced. Belt tensioner seized up. 
Nov 2016

144000 mi

US $300
Replaced cloudy/yellowing headlight assemblies 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
Jul 2011

25000 mi
Release button for parking brake handle broke off. Entire parking brake handle was replaced. 
Aug 2011

25000 mi
The headliner began to come down around the back window and the left hinge for the storage compartment on the top side of the dash broke.  
Mazda Mazda6 in Florida, United States
Jun 2011 - Oct 2013
Jul 2012

89000 mi

US $850
Replaced struts and shocks 
Oct 2012

95300 mi

US $410
Replaced front right wheel bearing Replaced right rear brake caliper 
May 2013

100000 mi

US $150
Replaced failed valve cover gasket. 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2012
Apr 2011

48000 mi

US $50
ECM Reset 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2017
Jun 2012

60000 mi

US $100
Refrigerant leaked out while car was left sitting for months. Added stop-leak and more refrigerant. 

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2008 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2016
Feb 2016

112700 mi

US $600
Front left wheel bearing needed 
Dec 2016

116000 mi

US $180
Headlights have become very foggy with age. Failed safety inspection. Sanded, buffed, polished. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2013
Jan 2013

60000 mi

US $350
Radiator leaking, was replaced for $350 including labor. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Missouri, United States
May 2011 - Feb 2017
Feb 2017

66000 mi

US $140
CV Joint was leaking, and replaced. Power steering hose was leaking 

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2008 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Hatch

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

Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
Mar 2016

117000 mi

US $300
Repaired AC system leak be replacing a hose and O-ring. Replaced right rear wheel bearing 
Jun 2016

119000 mi

US $850
Sway bar links, front lower control arms replaced. 

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2007.5 Mazda Mazda6

Engine not specified

Mazda Mazda6 in South Africa
Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
Nov 2012

90940 mi

R 3200
normal service, and catalytic convertor engine light constantly on. problem still persists. Too expensive to replace the convertor. 

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