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Mazda Mazda5 repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (42%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 1071 repairs.
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Mazda Mazda5 other repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (2%)

$100 - $499 (15%)

< $100 (83%)

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Chart based on 46 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

16000 mi The automatic windshield wiper sensor was coming detached from the windshield and the auto-wipers function was no longer working. They couldn't replace only the sensor and said it needed to be mated to a new windshield as well. Both were replaced under warranty. 

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2012 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

20000 mi Exterior passenger door handle, driver's side of vehicle, ripped off in cold, icy conditions. Replaced at dealership. Covered by insurance. 
96000 mi

US $80
Repair of bent rim 

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2010 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

10540 mi Unable to close pass side sliding door. Have gone to dealer 3x for this. No solution available. USA had a recall over this issue. 
30000 mi Strap and locking mechanism for rear seat release replaced. 
70100 mi

US $400
O2 sensor in exhaust/catalytic converter system. 
45000 mi Rear electronic sensor valve stems defective. Leaking. 

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2010 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

24000 mi Replaced third brake light which failed due to water intrusion. 
3300 mi Left wiper hit edge of windshield frame with a loud click on High speed. Dealer adjusted, but problem persists. 
14000 mi

US $5
Right outside mirror broke pivot lock (where it folds in) so it was swinging loose. Self-repaired by gluing. 

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2009 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

9920 mi

C $70
No charge warranty replacement of passenger side seatbelt receiver. No charge warranty replacement of passenger side seatbelt receiver 
17800 mi Weatherstripping around front windshield loose. Visor clip broken. 
25000 mi fuel filler door would not stay closed. 
65300 mi

US $178
Valve stem rotted apart. Had to replace stem and sensor. 
102000 mi

US $80
TMPS sensors corroded and leaking air. Removed and replaced with regular rubber stems. 
59000 mi

US $65
Tire valve stem corroded and caused flat tire. Had to replace TPMS sensor as well. 2nd to go in 6 months. 

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2008 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

139500 mi

C $50
The bracket for the low beam light broke and wouldn't hold the bulb in. 
93000 mi

US $150
Door handle broke - heard an interior clip or pin snap or release. Handle still functioned but not the same, didn't have the return spring it had prior and was loose. 
136000 mi

US $250
Two bent rims repaired. Damaged by impact with something in the road. 
55000 mi

US $60
Third Brake light replaced. Internal electrical circuit rusted out. 

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2008 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

48980 mi

C $600
Broken door handle on driver's side sliding door. Water gets into channel and can make door stick if it freezes. Handle broke when attempting to open door. Initially asked to pay for it, but was covered by warranty when owner asked. 
4564 mi

C $50
Went to gas station and tried to open gas tank to fill. Gas tank cover rattled and then the ratchet mech clicked, locking the gas tank shut. dealer removed gas lid and installed new. 
126380 mi

US $148
Lubricate sliding rear doors; they were difficult to slide. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

23560 mi Tires keep on bursting, Airconditioner not working, window rear can not open. Cuts out while driving.. 
4000 mi Re-torque cowling under hood. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

14000 mi Fabric separating from door panel. 
36000 mi

US $160
rear wiper arm became loose (again) and was retightened 
7440 mi The "pin" that holds the all-weather mat in place was loose. The screw was lost some time during the winter. 

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2006 Mazda Mazda5

Engine not specified

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2006 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

157-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

60760 mi Passenger side slider doesn't unlock properly - attempted fix worked for a time and now is broken again. 
16740 mi Driver seat was change 
51000 mi Rear wiper dropped out of alignment. Took to dealer and they readjusted on the spot. Also replaced defective ship knob. 
4000 mi Bad liftgate strut 
28000 mi Power door lock on rear drivers door will not unlock after several presses of the remote button, especially when cold. Dealer could not replicate.  
27000 mi Though this was a recall item, we actually had the issue. The rear door latches get water in them and will freeze such that they will not latch shut. The car is not drivable when this happens (happened) because the rear doors will not latch closed. 

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2006 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

157-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

69000 mi

US $300
The driver's side sliding passenger door handle stopped working 
1113 mi Everything else, repair 
6611 mi ROTATE TIRES 
10862 mi REPLACE BATTERY TRAY 
37300 mi

C $40
Passenger rear seat lever for back recline and seat tip forward was jammed down and almost inoperative. Parts were removed, straightened, and replaced. 
43000 mi Repeat trip both sliding doors occasionally will not unlock or latch when closed. If door does not latch repeated vibration from closing will correct the problem. If locked the door will unlock after several driving cycles. 
23000 mi Seat rail broke - you couldn't recline the front seat. 
44000 mi

US $85
A seat belt restraint broke 
132000 mi

US $105
Rear liftgate latch/lock assembly failed. Liftgate would not stay closed. This is supplied as a complete assembly, fairly easily replaced through interior access panel. 
34100 mi Loud squeak coming from windshield. They are aware of the problem but waiting for okay from district rep to replace. Sliding doors would not close after washing of vehicle. Ordered parts and replaced but now the door will not stay open on its catch assembly. 

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2006 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

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