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2005 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

Engine (62%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 37 repairs.
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2005 Mazda MPV repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (55%)

< $100 (5%)

Chart based on 22 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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2005 Mazda MPV

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Mazda MPV in Arizona, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

94000 mi

US $175
engine light came on. took to my mechanic and codes p2195 and p2197. replaced pcv hose, engine idle control, intake manifold gasket and a few other vacuum leaks, engine came back on, mechanic suggested taking it to dealer. 

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2005 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Mazda MPV in Oklahoma, United States
- Dec 2007
Dec 2007

48000 mi

US $500
front stabilizer bar and bushings. right hand window motor and regulator. 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2016
Dec 2014

91000 mi

US $2000
replacement of multiple exhause components including 2 catalytic converts 
Mazda MPV in Texas, United States
- Nov 2007
Nov 2007

45000 mi
Radiator Fan Control Module failure. Under warranty - no cost. 
Mazda MPV in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2014
Mar 2014

102000 mi

US $225
Loud front end noise. Replaced bearing. 
Jun 2014

104000 mi

US $1000
Major rust in wheel wells and bottom of doors. 
Mazda MPV in Pennsylvania, United States
- Jun 2009
Dec 2008

26000 mi
Radiator Fan Control module replaced. Under warranty. (fan cycled irregularly, summer and winter). 
Jun 2009

31000 mi

US $650
Replace three rear ignition coils. 
Mazda MPV in Minnesota, United States
- Aug 2008
Aug 2008

75000 mi

US $67
Consistent problem with door locks actuating themselves. Troubleshot to a bad door switch, replaced. 
Mazda MPV in Ontario, Canada
- Jul 2010
Jul 2009

46393 mi

C $1318
Replace #4 ignition coil and spark plug Replace front brake pads, machine rotors + fluid Repair collapsed PVC hose Replace water pump + anti-freeze Replace rear brake light 
Jul 2010

62000 mi

C $650
Replace driver side window motor Replaced PCV hose 
Mazda MPV in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Mar 2016
Jan 2014

59500 mi

US $40
Cooling system fan module failed and cooling fan kept coming on more and more when not needed. Seems this is a common failure. I bought a replacement module on eBay for $40. Dealer wanted $130 for the part. Took 15 minutes to replace it. 
Dec 2014

69000 mi

US $100
#3 ignition misfire. Replaced all 6 coils and spark plugs. 
Mazda MPV in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2015
Jun 2013

128000 mi

US $650
Original alternator went out, the alternator would read normal without a load. The mechanic put a load on it and find out that the alternator would not produce enough to recharge the battery. 
May 2014

143300 mi

US $200
Outer tie rod, driver's side. 
May 2015

165000 mi

US $418
Both right and left lower control arm and ball joint assembly. 
Dec 2015

180000 mi

US $180
Coolant line 
Mazda MPV in Arkansas, United States
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
Jun 2012

116000 mi

US $450
replaced all coils 
Mazda MPV in Georgia, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2015
Dec 2012

69000 mi

US $256
the car was intermittently hesitating, not running smoothly. it was a post-ignition problem. Spark plugs and some sensors had to be replaced. 
Feb 2013

72300 mi

US $1200
electronic post ignition and air flow sensors malfunctioning 
Mazda MPV in Georgia, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2013
Dec 2011

128000 mi

US $38
PCV tube collapsed and disintegrated. Issue caused prake issues as well as engine idle issues. 
Mazda MPV in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2016
Jan 2013

88000 mi
The van was running roughly and Check Engine light was illuminated. Code was read and indicated a misfire in Cylinder 3. Ignition coil was replaced and solved the problem. 
Dec 2013

96000 mi

US $200
Vacuum leak caused by collapsed PCV hose. 
Apr 2014

99300 mi

US $560
Failed ignition coil in cylinder 1. Repair included replacing 2 coils and spark plugs. 
Dec 2014

111000 mi

US $60
Replaced ignition coil on cylinder 4. 
Mazda MPV in Washington, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2014
Feb 2013

46300 mi

US $350
#3 coil and spark plug 
Mazda MPV in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Jun 2016
Nov 2011

67560 mi

C $18
Replaced Driver's side Stabilizer Link component 
Apr 2012

69440 mi

C $120
Replaced lower control arms (complete with BJ) on both sides. 
Nov 2013

80560 mi

C $450
New alternator 
May 2016

95040 mi

C $75
Replace Drivers side window regulator 
Jun 2016

95480 mi

C $125
Replace lower control arm due to failed ball joint 
Mazda MPV in Florida, United States
Dec 2012 - May 2014
Apr 2013

79000 mi

US $200
erratic idle, down on full throttle power. Replaced faulty PCV hose and valve. As a preventative maintenance I removed and replaced all spark plugs and COPs. 
Dec 2013

92000 mi
Front timing chain cover and oil pan develop leaks. It is a labor intensive repair. Estimates about $1,300. I first tried engine seal "stop leak" products with poor results. A telltale sign of burning oil accompanies this ford sourced duratech V6 defect.  
Feb 2014

95300 mi
Water pump developed leaks around the housing. Replaced it along with the short elbow bypass hose that connects the water pump to the coolant passages in the valley under the lower intake. 
Mazda MPV in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2016
Aug 2013

76000 mi

US $194
Engine missing - replaced coil module on one cylinder. 
Nov 2015

99300 mi

US $150
Replaced brake pads front and rear 

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