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2004 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

Engine (59%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (1%)

Chart based on 161 repairs.
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2004 Mazda MPV repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (50%)

< $100 (29%)

Chart based on 140 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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2004 Mazda MPV

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Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Jan 2010 - Mar 2015
Feb 2010

56000 mi

US $280
Ignition issue, code reading cylinder x misfire, all coils checked out ok as did vacuum system and fuel, engine is missing 
Mar 2010

57000 mi

US $750
Engine misses.. stumbles 
Mar 2015

106000 mi
Coolant lines to rear heater failure. replace corroded lines 

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2004 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Mazda MPV in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2013 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

95480 mi

C $140
ignition coils fail 
Mazda MPV in Colorado, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2015
Jan 2015

78000 mi
Small pan gasket leak. Didn't fix it. 
Mazda MPV in Florida, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

137000 mi

US $700
Radiator and thermometor replaces as the radiator had a leak 
Mazda MPV in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2011 - Dec 2016
Mar 2014

155000 mi

US $50
Vacuum hose was cracked caused check engine light to be on. Replaced and everything if fine. 
Jul 2016

191300 mi

US $350
Coil pack went out 
Mazda MPV in Maryland, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

95000 mi

US $15
Rear wiper spring wore out and failed to hold the wiper tightly against the rear window reducing visibility. 
Mazda MPV in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2014
Aug 2013

47300 mi

US $600
Replaced PCV breather hose and filter, all six sparkplugs and direct ignition coils, intake gasket set, basically a 50,000 mile tuneup but the PCV hose had failed as had one of the coils. 
Sep 2014

54000 mi

US $500
Tranny range sensor failed tripping check engine light, replaced.  Also put new hose clamp on leaking oil cooler lines near oil filter. 
Mazda MPV in Netherlands
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

47120 mi

€2880
Turbocharger broke down Ignition pump broke down 
Mazda MPV in California, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2017
Jun 2016

154000 mi

US $200
worn steering arms prevented alignment 
Mazda MPV in Colorado, United States
Mar 2015 - Oct 2017
May 2015

145900 mi

US $660
The intake manifold gaskets needed to be replaced and spark plugs with new spark plug connectors 
Jun 2015

152000 mi

US $68
Gasket repair was good from mechanic. But spark plug coil repacement was done by myself. 
Sep 2015

153000 mi

US $110
Overdrive light on and check engine light on. 
Jan 2016

US $130
My car has been receiving several codes p0171,p0174, and p0301.I am still trying to figure the problem. 
Feb 2016

153300 mi

US $500
Steering was bad and control arms and front and rear suspension bad. Car needs to be reprogrammed 
Jun 2016

154000 mi

US $42
My control arm had to be replaced 
Jan 2017

154500 mi

US $40
Heat was not working well during cold weather. I had to change coolant. 
Jun 2017

164000 mi

US $30
I hit pot hole and had to repair clunk sound Stablizer bar was a little noisy. End link was changed. 
Oct 2017

166000 mi

US $160
Leaking passenger side cv axle 
Mazda MPV in Utah, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2014
Jan 2008

45000 mi
replaced rear shocks by Mazda 
Mazda MPV in Virginia, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2017
Mar 2017

265000 mi

US $50
Power steer high pressure hose leak 
Mazda MPV in Utah, United States
Jan 2014 - Sep 2017
Jul 2014

129462 mi

US $145
Fan control module replaced 
Sep 2014

132800 mi

US $38
#6 ignition coil with spark plugs replaced Throttle body position sensor replaced 
Oct 2014

136933 mi

US $308
#1 ignition coil replaced with gasket $308 
Jan 2015

144000 mi

US $216
#5 cylinder ignition coil replaced 
Jun 2015

153000 mi

US $195
ignition coil #4 replaced 
Jul 2016

177200 mi

US $2100
running rough repaired ignition and computer problems 
May 2017

201275 mi

US $20
radiator cap replaced 
Mazda MPV in Poland
Aug 2014 - Jun 2017
May 2016

122140 mi

$100
Radiator leak 
Mazda MPV in Michigan, United States
Dec 2013 - Apr 2014
Apr 2013

92000 mi

US $900
Replaced ignition coil 
Jan 2014

US $850
Minor Oil Leak, bad smell from engine compartment when heater was on. Rear gasket leaking, replaced. Also replaced front sway bar links. 
Mazda MPV in Arizona, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2017
May 2014

96900 mi

US $132
Electric Fan Control Unit was defective, causing A/C condenser and radiator fans to run erratically. 
Dec 2015

105000 mi

US $125
Temperature gauge reading low. CEL code for Engine Temp Too Low For Proper Emissions. Engine Coolant Temperature sensor was replaced. $60 for new sensor, $65 labor. 
Nov 2016

117700 mi
Radiator plastic tank cracked at upper hose nipple. Replaced radiator. Also replaced thermostat, upper and lower hoses and fan assembly due to age of vehicle and area was open for access. 
Mazda MPV in Washington, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
Apr 2011

87200 mi

US $150
Driver power window switch failure. 2 worn out engine coils 
May 2012

95700 mi

US $900
Brakes and Shocks Replaced 
May 2013

106000 mi

US $200
New spark plug wires added. 
Oct 2013

108300 mi

US $200
Vacuum seal repaired 
Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2016
Sep 2010

76000 mi

US $150
van started missing and CEL came on. Code reader indicated cylinder one misfire. Replaced all three coils and plugs behind/under intake manifold. Problem cleared. Note: 3 of the 6 coils have failed on Mazda van....definitely a problem. 
Feb 2011

80000 mi

US $305
Wheel bearing noisy. Decided to replace both 
Mazda MPV in Moscow Oblast, Russia
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

85560 mi

$250
 
Mazda MPV in Alabama, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2016
Mar 2011

75000 mi
Engine hesitates occasionally while driving, shop could not reproduce. 
Nov 2011

81000 mi

US $100
engine hesitates occasionally during acceleration. Private shop was previously unable to replicate, dealer now couldn't either. Problem still occurs, but intermittently. No codes in computer. 
Mar 2012

83000 mi

US $350
Engine was hesitating, ignition coil replaced on cylinder #5. 
Dec 2012

94000 mi

US $1000
water pump failed and was replaced 
May 2013

98000 mi

US $1300
Air conditioning system needed complete replacement. 
Aug 2013

99000 mi

US $500
Engine hesitating, ignition coil replaced. 
Jul 2015

101200 mi

US $40
A/C not cold, recharged refrigerant. 
Dec 2015

102000 mi

US $100
Oil pressure light intermittently flickers at idle. Mechanic could not reproduce. Battery drains if car sits idle for a few days. Mechanic could not detect any drain. 
Mazda MPV in Alabama, United States
Apr 2005 - Oct 2017
Aug 2005

5000 mi
Left rear door motor went out. Replaced under warranty. 
Jul 2009

32000 mi

US $53
Misfire when accelerator pressed. 
Aug 2009

32000 mi

US $150
Coil bad in cylinder 4. No code on computer. Just started at cyl 4 and problem cleared. Went ahead and replaced coils/plugs for cylinders 5 & 6. MPV forum and all the good members saved me $$ and time. Thanks.  
Jun 2010

37000 mi
Had replaced coil packs 4-6 last year or so and started noticing slight hesitation going up a hill.Had previously bought 6 coil packs and replaced the ones for cyl 1-3. Problem was solved but there still seems to be a slight problem. 
Mar 2014

58000 mi

US $25
PCV hose leak. Replaced rubber elbow. 
Sep 2016

75000 mi

US $250
Dealer replaced rear (1-3) coil packs and spark plugs. I supplied the parts. 3 coil packs cost ~ $35 each. Plugs were ~ $3 each. 
Oct 2016

75000 mi

US $105
I replaced coil packs for front 3 cylinders (4-6) and also replaced the 3 spark plugs. This repair is fairly easy as these cylinders are in front of engine. Slightly over 1 hour time to replace. 
May 2017

81000 mi

US $72
Sensor 1 bank 1 giving error codes. I replaced at cost of $25. Repair took 2 hours as I had to put van on jacks and replace from underneath. Cooling fans running erratic at times. Replaced fan control module. Had to remove battery to get the 3 plugs undone on old module. Other than replacing battery this was an easy fix. 
Oct 2017

85000 mi

US $175
Battery failed at 4 years. Replaced with new battery. Always get the battery with longest warranty. (IMO) 
Mazda MPV in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2009 - Sep 2017
Feb 2014

71240 mi

C $220
Replace two coils 
Dec 2014

79980 mi

C $162
#4 coil replaced. 
Mazda MPV in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2005 - Jun 2016
Apr 2005

23560 mi
Brakes squealing when backing up in reverse. Replaced rear brake shims 
May 2005

25119 mi
CEL flashing diagnosis code P0303 cylinder 3 misfire Replaced cyclinder 3 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) & spark plug (AJ09-18-110) 
Nov 2005

41635 mi
1)Driver side power window does not function. Replaced driver's side window motor and window regulator 2) No heat at idle heat only when driving. Heater valve was closed. opened heater valve 
Mar 2006

49125 mi
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0303 cylinder 3 misfire. Fuel system check and replaced cylinder 3 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Apr 2006

52702 mi
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0304 cylinder 4 misfire Replaced cylinder 4 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Jul 2006

58083 mi
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0306 cylinder 6 misfire Replaced cylinder 6 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Jan 2007

98028 mi

C $142
Car stalling. idle would drop to zero when reving engine in park or when driving and taking foot of gas pedal. Replaced IAC. No charge for installation. IAC replaced by me 
Oct 2007

91544 mi

C $418
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0302 cylinder 2 misfire. Replaced all spark plugs (ZZC2-18-110A) and cylinder 2 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Jan 2008

98027 mi

C $88
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0305 cylinder 5 misfire. Replaced cyclinder 5 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) myself 
Dec 2008

119036 mi

C $385
CEL flashing diagnostic code P0301 cylinder 1 misfire. Replaced all spark plugs (ZZC2-18-110A) and cylinder 1 ignition coil (AJ51-18-100A) 
Apr 2009

124000 mi

C $170
coolant dripping on driveway from water pump area. Soon after, squealing noise was coming from engine area. suspected water pump. removed belt temporarily and noise stopped. Ordered part, drained coolant, installed new pump & added coolant. coolant dripping on driveway from water pump area. Soon after, squealing noise was coming from engine area. suspected water pump. removed belt temporarily and noise stopped. Ordered part, drained coolant, installed new pump & added coolant. Drivers side power window stopped functionng. buzzing sound when button for front left window pushed. Replaced power window modulator myself 
Jul 2009

128960 mi

C $878
Rough idle, car would lag when gas pedal pressed down for quick acceleration. Engine codes showed lean bank 1. Car taken to dealer for diagnostics. paid for diagnostic. PCV hose collapsed, EGR Boost sensor & solenoid found to be the problem Replaced PCV hose, Idle Air Control Valve, EGR Boost Sensor & EGR Boost sensor solenoid Rough idle, car would lag when gas pedal pressed down for quick acceleration. Engine codes showed lean bank 1. Car taken to dealer for diagnostics. paid for diagnostic. PCV hose collapsed, EGR Boost sensor & solenoid found to be the problem Replaced PCV hose, Idle Air Control Valve, EGR Boost Sensor & EGR Boost sensor solenoid 
Aug 2010

148040 mi

C $300
Squeaking noise from drivers side believed to be suspension related. Driver side sway bar link had excessive play, and passenger side also had some. Replaced both links. 
Nov 2010

151300 mi

C $351
Driver side front lower ball joint out of spec. Ball Joint replaced. 
Apr 2012

179060 mi

C $199
Inspection found excessive play in right lower ball joint. Contributing to reported problem (clunking from front end suspension/sterring when driving). 
Jun 2012

181660 mi

C $100
Fan motor for air conditioner cycling on and off rapidly. Replaced fan control module 
Jul 2012

182260 mi

C $217
Right (passenger side) axle boot split. Found at oil change during 30 point inspection. 
Oct 2012

185980 mi

C $412
Re-Re right lower control arm 
Jul 2013

195300 mi

C $131
Water pump belt cracked. Belt replaced Clunking noise from front right. Front right lower ball joint replaced. 
May 2014

204140 mi

C $732
Exhaust leak Front sway bar link broke Driver side window modulator 
Sep 2014

207700 mi

C $435
Front exhaust Flex pipe Noise front driver side front wheel. Front wheel bearing replaced 
Jan 2015

203100 mi

C $404
temperature gauge drops to zero. No heat. fault code P0118. It ended up that it was the thermostat and not the engine coolant temperature sensor. 
Feb 2015

210800 mi

C $999
Car studdering (missing) fault code P0303. Bank 1 colis/plugs replaced. After air intake off to replace bank 1 coils/plugs, notice bad oil leak at rocker cover. Rocker cover gasket replaced. 
Mar 2015

210800 mi

C $212
Humming noise from front right wheel. Replaced front right wheel bearing winter tires removed and new all season radial tires installed. Humming from front driver side. Wheel bearing gone. Bearing was replaced under manufacturer warranty. Note: this bearing previously replaced Sept 2014. When replacing front driver side wheel bearing outer tie rod required replacing, $212. 
Jun 2015

213900 mi
Oil leak from front valve cover. Re-re valve cover gaskets 
Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2016
May 2011

51700 mi
currently in shop for check engine light. also auto trans. flush. 55,000 miles 
Jun 2011

54000 mi

US $250
Replaced one front ignition coil 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
May 2009 - Nov 2013
Dec 2009

74000 mi

US $10
Replaced a headlight Replaced a broken interior trim clip 
Feb 2010

75700 mi

US $40
Replaced IAC valve 
Nov 2010

84000 mi

US $180
replaced the O2 sensor Sway bar link replaced 
Feb 2011

89000 mi

US $1100
Ball joint and control arm replaced Transmission oil cooler had a hole and needed to be replaced 
Jun 2012

101000 mi
Replaced rear shock absorbers Replaced cooling fan control module 
Aug 2012

102100 mi
One of the ignition coils replaced. Luckily - one of the front ones... 
Feb 2013

106100 mi

US $375
Ball joint and control arm were replaced 
Mazda MPV in Oregon, United States
Mar 2009 - Aug 2011
Jul 2009

86000 mi

US $120
Ignition coil began to fail intermittently. This was the second time a coil had started to fail within the last 18 months. Replaced all six coils. Problem seems fairly prevalent among 2004 MPVs. 
Mazda MPV in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - Nov 2015
Apr 2009

67000 mi

US $80
Vehicle was running very roughly and CEL was flashing. 
Apr 2011

91000 mi

US $60
Replaced bad spark plug coil. Same cylinder as previously replaced. 
Mazda MPV in Texas, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2014
Jun 2010

88000 mi

US $650
Replaced water pump. Replace Water Pump 
Dec 2010

95000 mi

US $175
Replacement of parking lights which required taking off the front bumper 
Mar 2011

99000 mi

US $679
Replaced pvc hose that was cracked and had fuel injectors cleaned.  Replaced pvc hose that was cracked and had fuel injectors cleaned.  
May 2011

103000 mi

US $398
Power steering and radiator flush 
Jul 2011

104000 mi

US $636
Tuneup due to misfires 
Jan 2012

109000 mi

US $950
Engine coils not firing 
Aug 2013

126000 mi

US $40
Fan control module went bad 
Dec 2013

129000 mi

US $100
Replace a dead battery 
Aug 2014

134000 mi

US $700
Replaced ac system Replaced sway bars 
Mazda MPV in Ohio, United States
Jan 2004 - May 2011
Oct 2004

5893 mi
Performed minor interior warranty work-fixed screw, fixed floor mat holder. Also, warranty work on back bumper-replace plastic cover 
Feb 2005

12853 mi
Check squeak in rear brakes when backing up. Mazda ordered and replaced part to repair brakes under warranty. 
Aug 2008

81451 mi

US $690
Replaced defective mass air flow sensor; replaced coolant temperature sensor 
Oct 2008

84764 mi

US $665
Replaced idle air control valve for stalling issue. Replace left turn signal-front bulb; To resolve oil leak-replaced oil pan gasket and front crank seal. 
Sep 2009

100000 mi

US $1215
After we arrived at our vacation destination, car began running roughly and after a short while, engine light came up. Drove about 1 hour to dealership. Required replacement of all 6 ignition coils. All-day repair job. 
Mar 2010

109000 mi

US $205
coolant temp sensor replaced Completed Induction service / induction cleaning to correct problem 
Jan 2011

124000 mi

US $220
Replaced 2 sway bar links($155) as advised by repair shop and dealer. Also, replaced waterpump belt ($65) at same time. 
Mazda MPV in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

56000 mi

US $300
#3 coil which is a problem that Mazda will not recall!!!! we have now replaced 3 of the 6 coils #3 coil failed and the pcv hose failed, replaced at the dealer 
Mazda MPV in Hawaii, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

87000 mi

US $157
radiator become cardboard-ish flaky and was brittle. replaced radiator 
Mazda MPV in Washington, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

114000 mi

US $100
Engine misfiring. Had previously replaced two coils. Replaced 4 remaining coils. Also replaced engine coolant, changed air filter. 
Mazda MPV in Arizona, United States
Oct 2009 - Dec 2012
Jan 2009

91000 mi

US $246
Transmission reflash $200 91k miles Fan Control Module replacement **$46** 
Apr 2009

94000 mi

US $125
PCV hose replacement 
Oct 2009

96900 mi

US $215
window motor replacement 
May 2011

115000 mi

US $125
The left front wheel bearing went out, it was making a howling sound at speed(it was driving me crazy). 
Jun 2012

127000 mi

US $75
Window motor went out(again) luckily that part is under warranty 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2010 - Oct 2015
Jun 2011

162000 mi

US $30
Knocking in front end. Lower ball joint bad. Replace lower control arm passenger side intake boot split at accordion area. Replaced with new Mazda intake boot 
Apr 2012

175000 mi

US $445
transmission cooler leaking needed to be replaced 
Jul 2012

180800 mi

US $160
Passenger inner tie rod bad...first noticed as a slight "thump" when turning the steering wheel. Tie rod replaced and front end aligned Exhaust leak for the "front" muffler/silencer.....heard exhaust louder than usual, looked underneath and noticed exhaust starting to rot away 
Sep 2012

184000 mi

US $250
excessive play passenger font wheel. Also "clunk" when turning wheel. Shop suggested replacing lower ball joint but wound up replacing control arm assembly. was the same repair as 13 monrhs prior. 

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