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2010 Mazda CX-7 repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (39%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (25%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 36 repairs.
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2010 Mazda CX-7 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (3%)

$100 - $499 (10%)

< $100 (87%)

Chart based on 31 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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2010 Mazda CX-7

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Mazda CX-7 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

22320 mi
not cooling dealer says nothing wrong 

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2010 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-7 in Georgia, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2016
Dec 2015

80000 mi
Replace power steering pump. 
Jan 2016 Multiple electrical faults caused by broken BCM connector. 
Mar 2016

84000 mi
Backup camera displays black screen. I was told by the service rep, "If I replace a $3k part and it does not resolve the issue, my boss will come down on me." HVAC blower motor does not always work. 
Jun 2016

84000 mi
HVAC blower motor problem never resolved. Backup camera problem never resolved. 
Mazda CX-7 in Texas, United States
Oct 2010 - Sep 2017
Dec 2010

8000 mi
Squeak in center dash stack. Dealer found loose circuit board behind the instrument cluster. Tightened circuit board. Problem repaired. 
Jun 2011

11000 mi
Hazard switch no longer worked Dash rattle returned. Dealer mechanic could not locate cause. 
Feb 2012

14000 mi
Stubborn dash rattle that keeps returning 
Apr 2012

15300 mi
After 3 trips the dealer was finally able to fix the dash rattle behind the radio. 
Dec 2012

22000 mi
Exterior window trim had come loose. 
Apr 2013

24200 mi
Headlight was so badly scratched it looked years older than it is. The other headlight is nearly as bad but Mazda will not replace under warranty. Obviously there is no scratch coating on them. Paint is pristine around the headlights. 
Sep 2014

33000 mi
15 month old Mazda battery failed and was replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2016

49000 mi

US $200
Driver's door, window regulator motor failed and needed replacement. 
Dec 2016

50000 mi

US $130
Battery cables corroded due to possible acid spill installing the battery 18 months before. 

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2010 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-7 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

97000 mi

US $50
Ball joint worn, but roads were very rough due to bad winter. 
Mazda CX-7 in Texas, United States
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
Feb 2015

95000 mi
Solenoid problems....purchased extended warranty from this dealer....surprise, none of the repairs are covered by their warranty. 
Mazda CX-7 in Alberta, Canada
Oct 2010 - Jun 2013
Apr 2011

4940 mi
Brought in for second service. Mechanic noticed large oil leak. Engine was covered with oil under plastic engine cover. Put in rental car, and asked to leave overnight. Leak repaired the following day once found. Pinched valve cover gasket. 
Dec 2011

13640 mi
Check engine light came on, and ran rough. Diagnosed as a faulty O2 sensor. Replaced under warranty. Three hours down time. 
Apr 2012

16120 mi

C $270
Due to an ongoing oil leak, poor fuel economy, loss of power, and harsh noises on start up, turbo had to be replaced with updated unit. 
Oct 2012

29760 mi
Right rear window stopped working in the down position 
Nov 2012

30460 mi
Left rear wheel bearing noisey Leather on both front door trim panels have separated. Driver side door panel already replaced before for same issue. 
Mazda CX-7 in Western Australia, Australia
Nov 2010 - Jul 2011
Mar 2010

1876 mi
Rear brake calipers screeching when coming to a stop. Rear brake calipers replaced under warranty and screeching has gone. 
Dec 2010

14260 mi
My reverse camera had actually got loose and fallen into the tailgate. The dealer re-attached the camera and all well. 
Mazda CX-7 in Alabama, United States
Jul 2013 - Jan 2017
Aug 2013

64000 mi
Driveshaft corroded 
Oct 2014

89000 mi

US $900
Wheel bearing replacements 2 wheels 

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2010 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

turbocharged 171hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual AWD

Mazda CX-7 in Great Britain
Jan 2011 - Mar 2016
Feb 2011

6000 mi
Drivers door had crease due to manufacturing fault.Dealer replaced outer skin 
Sep 2012

20000 mi
Engine holding back when cold, garage re-set fuel injectors car now ok. 

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2010 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

161-horsepower 2.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-7 in Quebec, Canada
Oct 2010 - May 2013
Aug 2011

7300 mi
Auto-up windows would hit the top frame of the door and open back does a few inches, intermittently. Part replaced under warranty 
Nov 2011

10820 mi
Handle to drop back seat was popped out of its panel, needed a replacement part to fix 
Mazda CX-7 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2016
Jul 2013

24000 mi
Left rear caliper was sticking causing the brake pads to stay in contact with the rotor even when brake was not applied. 
Nov 2013

27800 mi
Oil leak coming from timing chain cover. Resealed with RTV silicone. 

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2010 Mazda CX-7 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic AWD

Mazda CX-7 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

2480 mi
oil pressure light was on. manual says to tow car when this happens. sensor was faulty it took 2 tries to solve the problem 

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