2011 Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2011

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2011 Mazda CX-7 repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (20%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 15 repairs.
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2011 Mazda CX-7 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (31%)

< $100 (69%)

Chart based on 13 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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2011 Mazda CX-7

Engine not specified

Mazda in Ohio, United States
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
Jan 2013

23000 mi
Starts hard, sputters, sometimes dies in morning. A big cloud of smoke comes out of the exhaust. I have to bring it back for they did not have time to fix the problem. 

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2011 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-7 in Montana, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013

13000 mi
Leather on steering wheel is fading and cracking. Dealer is dragging its feet; telling me that "steering wheel is not available for replacement". Also other problems with leather trim fallimg apart. Bob Smith Mazda in Billings MT not helpin. 
Mazda CX-7 in Minnesota, United States
- Oct 2011
Oct 2011

9950 mi
Paint damage (chipping/flaking) all over front end. Dealer service staff agreed it looked excessive for a car with less than 10k miles. Met with Factory Rep who was rude, barely looked at the car, refused to fix. Very disgusted customer! 
Mazda CX-7 in Colorado, United States
Dec 2014 - Feb 2016
Apr 2015

36700 mi

US $90
Radiator cap failed to hold pressure. Replaced cap. 
Mazda CX-7 in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2012 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

17980 mi

C $100
Frozen battery. replaced. 
Mazda CX-7 in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2012 - Sep 2017
Feb 2015

59520 mi

C $275
Change parking brake cable on one side. 
Dec 2015

74400 mi

C $400
Rear differential seal leaking oil. 
Mazda CX-7 in Colorado, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2017
Mar 2013

16000 mi
Panel on interior, in the very back of vehicle had a broken plastic tab so panel would not stay in place. Panel had to be replaced. 
Mazda CX-7 in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2012 - Aug 2016
Aug 2014

24060 mi

C $400
Rear brake rotors and pads because the caliper was jammed. I did not do the brake maintenance on it 

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2011 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-7 in Michigan, United States
Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
Oct 2016

10700 mi

US $90
There was a moaning noise that came and went while driving down the road as I drifted right and left. I changed the wheel bearings. It was not easy. I had to remove the hubs and use a hydraulic press to press them out and the new ones in. I am a professional mechanic, and this job is not for the average shade tree mechanic. 
Mazda CX-7 in Louisiana, United States
Apr 2017 - May 2017
May 2017

72000 mi

US $75
Transmission shudder, performed transmission flush to see if it would fix the problem 
Mazda CX-7 in Victoria, Australia
Aug 2012 - Dec 2013
Mar 2013

10540 mi
Driver side power windows issue 
Mazda CX-7 in Florida, United States
Jun 2015 - Mar 2016
Nov 2015

48900 mi

US $99
Driver window motor failed 

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2011 Mazda CX-7 Repair Histories

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