2007 Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2007

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2007 Mazda CX-7 repairs by problem area

Engine (47%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (8%)

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2007 Mazda CX-7 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (32%)

$100 - $499 (5%)

< $100 (58%)

Chart based on 19 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

20000 mi Hesitation at lower RPM's. Transmission Control Module reflashed, drives like never before, simply amazing!  
117800 mi

C $975
Leaking transmission fluid excessively 
8000 mi Transmission programming allowed "surging" at highway speed 
18600 mi Transmission would sometimes stay stuck in neutral when trying to set gear to either Drive or Reverse. 
20460 mi We finally had to change the whole transmission due to an oil leak. According to the car mechanic, this was due to a previous repair that had not been performed correctly. So this was also the cause of the May repair. 
15000 mi Transmission shudders when on highway. Said they could not reproduce problem even though there is a TSB out on this issue, No repairs were made even though there is a new transmission flash out. 
16000 mi Transmission TSB performed to smooth out shifting by reflashing transmission TCU. Sucessful 

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2007 Mazda CX-7 4dr SUV

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

36000 mi Transfer case leaking. Replaced. 
40000 mi

US $850
After repair of complete brake system, including replacing front rotors, all pads and hardware, tech road test confirmed presence of a noise at rear wheels. Required replacement of rear wheel bearing assembly. Repair successful. 
72540 mi

C $75
tie-rod end 
56000 mi

US $1200
Differential needed seal replacements (it was leaking). 
8000.0 mi TSB for Transmission control unit to eliminate hunting at 65mph. 
59300 mi

C $500
Front wheel bearing on drivers side only repair ever done to this truck great machine. 
76880 mi

C $590
Wheel bearings replaced 
14260 mi Front transfer case leaking, second occurrence of problem. 
14880 mi Front transfer case was leaking for the second time. On this second repair attempt they replaced the entire transfer case and seals, where-as on the first repair back in April of 2007 they only replaced the seals. 
54560 mi

A $600
I complained about a noise which is coming from the diff, when the vehicle is at 100 kph it is very noisy. The dealer had the car for two weeks replaced r/bearings unnecessarily and not prepared to remove differential charged $900 4 b'ings 
1000 mi TCM failed and had to be replaced. CEL & AT lights came on. Dealer said could still drive until appt 2.5 wks away. Then got stuck in 3rd gear & had towed in. Also did related TCU reflash (I think) while there. 
3000 mi AWD tranfer case leaking from seals. Ordered and replaced seals under warrenty. 
74000 mi

US $950
Leaky transfer case gasket. Known problem that's being repaired under warranty but my car is out of warranty so it cost me $850.00! 
90700 mi

US $400
Leaky seals in rear diff 
113000 mi Oil leak in transfer case Pre-cat about to go bad 

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2007 Mazda CX-7 Transmission Problems

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