2009 Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2009

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2009 Mazda CX-7 repairs by problem area

Engine (59%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (7%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 27 repairs.
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2009 Mazda CX-7 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (29%)

< $100 (50%)

Chart based on 24 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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2009 Mazda CX-7

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Mazda CX-7 in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

45000 mi

US $1759
HID Bulb failed, along with a relay. Determined to be caused by water leak in headlight assembly. Replaced bulb, relay and light assembly - Mazda allowed $200 toward the $800 cost of the light assembly. Water damage not covered. 

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2009 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-7 in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Sep 2014
Jun 2012

34000 mi
Egr valve replaced 
Sep 2013

55000 mi
Brake fluid low but dealer could not find leak 
Jan 2014

59000 mi
Egr valve repair for the second time High pressure oil system leak 
Mazda CX-7 in Hawaii, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2013
Jan 2012

29000 mi
Valve cover oil leak repair, replaced cover, and diagnosis of some noises. 
Mazda CX-7 in California, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

62000 mi
a/c blowing hot air. dealer confirmed freon not the issue. said the component that tells the a/c to blow cold air was damaged. insinuated the damage was done by me. quote for repaidr was $2,100. i did not have this mechanism repaired. 
Mazda CX-7 in Illinois, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2016
Sep 2011

46000 mi

US $600
EGR valve failure. Extended warranty did not cover. 
Mar 2016

77000 mi

US $140
Ball joint on the front axle was squeaking 
Mazda CX-7 in California, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2015
Jan 2014

60000 mi

US $8000
The VVT had stretched and the turbo was shot. This car will never be driven by us again. Mazda will not repair, so we are looking at going to court. This model of Mazda, really needs to be recalled for the issues we are dealing with. 
Mazda CX-7 in Oklahoma, United States
Jul 2016 - Jul 2017
Sep 2016

120000 mi

US $450
Car died while driving. Tried to restart it with no luck. The timing chain broke and the overhead valves broke. Entire engine replaced under warranty. 
Mazda CX-7 in Georgia, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2012
Jan 2012 Bad EGR valve. 
Mazda CX-7 in Texas, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2017
Dec 2016

40000 mi

US $250
One engine mount leaking (replaced) 

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2009 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-7 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Jan 2012
Mazda CX-7 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Feb 2011 - Mar 2015
Apr 2014

44420 mi
Rear differential seals replaced 
May 2014

45420 mi
Rear wheel bearing replaced 
Mazda CX-7 in Michigan, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2017
Nov 2011

20000 mi
Rattling rear bumper cover tightened during scheduled oil change and tire rotation. 
Jul 2012

25500 mi
E-brake pedal cover came off and would not stay on. 
Mar 2014

36000 mi

US $210
Nut holding TPS unit disappeared. Discovered missing by mechanic when checking tire pressure. 
Oct 2015

45800 mi

US $104
Left outer tie rod loose. 
Jul 2016

54300 mi

US $388
Failed EVAP test pump 
Mazda CX-7 in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2011 - Sep 2017
Aug 2013

21280 mi

C $200
Timing chain and VVT replaced (in one of Mazda's TSB), free of charge Small coolant leak, had to replace unit, ~200$ 
Jun 2016

41540 mi

C $600
Egr valve gunked 
Sep 2016

44640 mi

C $650
Turbo replaced 
Mazda CX-7 in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Feb 2013

32440 mi
Very high engine oil level,two months after oil change. Fuel contamination.  
Apr 2013

33480 mi
same problem remains unsolved,even after replacing the fuel pump and injectors.engine oil contaminated with fuel.engine oil level higher with 1cm every 500 km.a second fuel pump replacement was done on april 25th.keep oil level on close wac. 
Sep 2013

34100 mi
engine replaced.in the process the fuel tank damaged.leaking fuel.fuel tank replaced.after 3000 km replaced the oil.too dirty they said. after that the old issue reappear.the oil level is over the max on the oil stick.oil is getting again ml 

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