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2010 Mazda Mazda5 repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (39%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

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

Other (5%)

Chart based on 147 repairs.
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2010 Mazda Mazda5 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (27%)

< $100 (46%)

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Chart based on 99 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Mazda Mazda5

Engine not specified

Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2013 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

74400 mi

C $1057
Right Front Strut $366. Rear Trailing Arm Bushings $557. 

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2010 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2012

26000 mi
Intermittent squeak from rear suspension. Dealer service performed under warranty. Bushes in sway bar lubed, squeak eliminated. 
Jun 2018

94000 mi

US $900
Preventative maintenance on brakes and suspension plus alignment due for new tires. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

12682 mi
Starter problem:on key selection to 'Start',starter would wind up, but not engage the engine's flywheel.Got it towed in morning, looked at in afternoon.Starter replaced and readied for 17h00.Cold weather conditions,colder tomorrow! Starter problem:on key selection to 'Start',starter would wind up, but not engage the engine's flywheel.Got it towed in morning, looked at in afternoon.Starter replaced and readied for 17h00.Cold weather conditions,colder tomorrow! 
Feb 2015

33480 mi

C $120
Battery change. Cause bitter cold temperatures in Central Quebec. 
Aug 2015

37820 mi

C $300
R/H front thump like vibration. Wheel bearing changed. Brake disk diagnosed 0.010 in. warped. Thumping noise while driving. Still there! 
Mar 2016

44640 mi

C $600
R/H bearing change 
Nov 2016

57960 mi
Two rear shocks changed 
Mazda Mazda5 in Vermont, United States
Jan 2012 - May 2016
Jun 2012

18000 mi
Sway bar bushings squeeking. Replaced under warranty. Right rear shock leaking 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2018
Apr 2012

45000 mi
Pollution control device under car had broken rubber mounts. Dealer replaced device and mounts. Rear electronic sensor valve stems defective. Leaking. 
Dec 2016

138000 mi

US $44
Replaced rear shocks. 
Mar 2017

141000 mi

US $110
Replaced front struts. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

26391 mi

C $200
Belt Tensioner replacement. 
Dec 2013

32925 mi

C $200
Water pump was reported to have residues indicative of a leak. Pump was replaced. Water pump leaking; replaced. 
Dec 2017

78120 mi

C $2977
AC condenser leakage; replaced condenser, added refrigerant oil Suspension clunk noted on previous trip; replaced front sway bar links and noisy sway bar mount bushings Left rear shock absorber leaking; replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Indiana, United States
Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
Jan 2017

84300 mi
O2 sensor bank 1 sensor 2, slow response. Replaced. now getting p2096, lean mix after catalytic converter, which is addressed in a TSB from mazda as a malfunction of the PCU 
Aug 2017

89000 mi

US $1550
Compressor failure. Complete replacement of compressor with kit. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
Jul 2012 - Mar 2015
Dec 2013

42000 mi
Rear shock is leaking and needs replacing. Elected to wait for repair until spring. 
Jun 2014

49000 mi

US $100
Replaced shocks. Lubed bushings. 
Mar 2015

55000 mi

US $280
Check engine light. Cleaned throttle. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Aug 2013
Jun 2013

8680 mi

C $290
Minor shake in the steering and front end at highway speeds. Issue persists since new. Got another set of tires, rims, alignment. Not fixed. 
Jul 2013

8680 mi
Dealer re-seated the engine on the mounts, the shake reduced slightly but is still present. Over two years now with this issue. 
Aug 2013

8680 mi
Shake in front end at highway speeds. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - May 2014
Jul 2012

17020 mi
Rear suspension noise, dealer replaced worn bushings under warranty 
Sep 2013

33480 mi
Rear sway bar and bushings replaced under warranty to address noisy suspension over bumps. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2010 - Sep 2012
Aug 2011

28000 mi
Strap that releases folding rear bench has broken. Seat stuck in upright position. Repair part ordered but backordered. No estimate on delivery date. Transmission does not seem to be functioning efficiently...rough during acceleration and deceleration. Seems to take too long to shift when accelerating on highway. 
Sep 2011

30000 mi
Strap and locking mechanism for rear seat release replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2015
Jul 2011

22700 mi
Short in the daylight sensor caused both headlights to burn out. Daylight sensor fixed, bulbs replaced. All under warranty. 
Jul 2012

35700 mi
Replaced right rear shock, swaybar mount & bushings. 
Oct 2012

39500 mi

US $50
Lights in climate control went out. Requires replacement of entire circuit board. Headlights out again. 
Nov 2013

50900 mi

US $180
TPMS Sensors 
Sep 2014

56000 mi

US $500
Cleaned throttlebody 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2010 - Dec 2015
Apr 2013

48340 mi
Noise coming from rear of vehicle. Diagnosed as sway bar and spring bushings making the noise. Fixed under warranty. 
Apr 2014

65580 mi

C $40
Replace burned out headlight bulb Mud flap came loose 
Jun 2014

71300 mi

C $275
Replaced rear shock absorbers 
May 2015

88660 mi

C $30
Exhaust heat shield had become loose and was rattling upon cold start up. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2011

23160 mi
REAR SUSPENSION MAKES SQUEAK SOUND WHEN DRIVEN ON HUMPS. REPLACED BUSHING STILL MAKES THE SOUND 
Aug 2013

23560 mi
passenger side ocs (occupant classification sensor). replace seat track and 1 sensor. 
Dec 2014

34100 mi

C $1500
main 02 sensor fail rear shock leaking 
Oct 2015

39460 mi
check engine light. o2 sensor fail. just needed a software update 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Jan 2015
Jun 2011

14880 mi

C $200
Problem with rear bushings --> caused creaking over even minor road imperfections. Replaced under warranty, now no noise. 
Jul 2012

31180 mi
Lining around front windshield had come out; pushed back into place. 
Feb 2014

55200 mi
Broken HVAC fan emitted high pitched sound. 
Jan 2015

52700 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. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2013

65800 mi
Replacement of shot swaybar bushings with dealer part by self 
Nov 2013

68100 mi
Replace both low beams after one failed. 
Dec 2014

90000 mi
2nd replacement of driver's side low-beam this year. As I did the first time, BOTH bulbs replaced. These DEFINITELY take longer than 10 minutes to replace. Bad design of bulb retainer. 
Jun 2017

139000 mi

US $105
High mounted third brake light failure. Caused by rust from inadequate sealing of connector. Prongs in connector rust and break, or the LED assembly IN the housing breaks as well (reported in forums). For me, the prong in the connector rusted and broke. I chose to buy a replacement lamp which was $98.10 plus with shipping. Had to buy some additional connectors, cut and splice additional wire, add the connectors and now working again. 
Oct 2017

145000 mi

US $36
All Motor Mounts replaced Mazda 5 lightbulb change ..a PITH on the headlight designer of this car 
Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
Feb 2010 - Oct 2017
Jun 2010

27000 mi

US $40
Headlights. 
Dec 2010

54000 mi

US $370
Rear shocks were leaking and had to be replaced. 
Nov 2014

165000 mi

US $385
Cracked motor mount had to be replaced. 
Jul 2015

188700 mi

US $750
Rear shocks replaced 
Sep 2016

237000 mi

US $500
Replaced serpentine belt, replaced sensor. 
Feb 2017

252000 mi

US $700
Replaced Ignition coils. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Missouri, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2017
Nov 2014

193600 mi

US $80
Replaced worn out shocks 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

173432 mi

US $1103
Air conditioning motor was broken so there was no cold air. Needed to replace the entire system. 
Aug 2017

181552 mi

US $1524
Had to repair front sway bar links (left and right)  and fix an issue with the power steering. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2015
Jun 2014

50000 mi

US $600
Suspension was noisy. Left rear shock was leaking fluid and needed to be replaced. Rear stabilizer bushings were lubricated. Rear A/C was not blowing out any air whatsoever. The rear A/C door actuator was replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

86800 mi

C $1200
Egr tubes blocked and showing code. tubes needed cleaning. front struts needed replacing. Front and rear sway bar bushings needed replacing. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Wisconsin, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
Jun 2013

24000 mi

US $1500
Transmission oil replaced oil burnt with only 26000 miles 
Mazda Mazda5 in Florida, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

29300 mi

US $1600
Condenser 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2016 - Nov 2017
Dec 2016

70680 mi

C $1500
Catalytic converter 
Mazda Mazda5 in District of Columbia, United States
Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
Aug 2013

51300 mi

US $410
front sway bar links replaced; front right bushing mount replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2013 - Jan 2015
Aug 2014

78560 mi

C $600
inner and outer joints and axles 
Dec 2014

84320 mi

C $400
block heater and cooling system flush 
Mazda Mazda5 in Rhode Island, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

61000 mi

US $150
Low beam out, driver's side 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2014 - Mar 2015
Sep 2014

37820 mi

C $150
Chuck broke 
Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
Mar 2016 - Mar 2017
Apr 2016

76000 mi

US $180
Rear shocks replace 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Apr 2014 - May 2015
May 2015

86000 mi

US $240
At light went on 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2017
Feb 2017

70100 mi

US $400
O2 sensor in exhaust/catalytic converter system. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

115800 mi

US $2200
Car would act as though the battery was dead at times. Also the car went completely dead while driving. Update Nov 2017: diagnosed as a loose alternator cable and weak battery. This diagnosis was incorrect. 
Jun 2017

125000 mi

US $350
Low voltage output - replaced with new alternator 
Dec 2017

137000 mi

US $800
Check engine light - found leaky exhaust. Replaced pipe from catalytic converter back. Check engine light still on 
Apr 2018

150000 mi

US $450
Replaced lower control arms, struts, stabilizer links 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2010 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

32000 mi
Windshield moulding separating from windshield and body and coming loose at upper left and right side of windshield. Dealer declined covering repair/out of warranty by age. Cosmetic not leaking but may. Est. repair $375. Body Flex? 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Apr 2013 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

66000 mi
Rear suspension couldn't be aligned. Some banging still coming from rear when going over bumps. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jun 2018
Dec 2013

13020 mi
Battery failed 
Mazda Mazda5 in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

97800 mi
Soon after purchase, the check engine light came on (P2178 too rich off idle) with no other pending or trouble codes. The engine runs a bit rough at times with low fuel economy. The garage I purchased the Mazda from replaced the MAF sensor and the Mazda genuine oxygen sensor to no avail and they do not seem to have an idea how to solve it. 
Jan 2018

US $80
The error is too generic and I don't drive enough (~3k miles/yr) to make it my highest priority. So I am just following the troubleshooting guide from https://www.autocodes.com/p2178_mazda.html and replace/cleaning small things I can myself when I want to. Cleaned throttle body and replace spark plugs. I found the #1 plug was covered in oil so the valve gasket replacement is needed. But I won't do it before I replace the PCV valve, which is apparently not an easy job due to its location (underneath the intake manifold). Perhaps I will get to it when it's warmer outside. 

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2010 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Jul 2014
Jul 2012

31800 mi

C $150
Warranty repair - sway bar links causing squeaking from rear when going over bumps 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2011 - Jan 2012
Sep 2011

24800 mi
replace leaking rear shocks...know mazda5 problem. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

56000 mi
Car has had clunking noises from rear suspension. Dealer diagnosed bad strut, recommended replacement. A second opinion from a trusted repair shop found no functional problem with the strut/shocks, no loose parts or fasteners, but did acknowledge the noise. We believe the noises are a "feature" not a "bug" of the Mazda 5 suspension. We know this is a common problem with the Mazda 5 suspension / struts, so we had kept our ears open to it. The fact is, the struts have been more or less noisy since we got the car three years ago at around 30K miles. We believe the strut design is bad from the standpoint that the struts can get noisy. It otherwise functions the way it should, absorbing shocks fine, leaking no oil. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2011 - Oct 2013
Jul 2013

37600 mi
Rear left shock absorber 
Mazda Mazda5 in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2018
Jul 2013

25800 mi
Grinding gears when shifting to 2nd. 2nd gear and synchros replaced. Other smaller parts. Groaning rear suspension. both rear shocks blown 
Dec 2013

31000 mi
Rear sway bar bushings replaced. Front left strut replaced. 
Jan 2014

22000 mi
clunk on right side, dealer did not fix, could not replicate. 
Nov 2015

43000 mi

US $100
3rd brake light (CHMSL) dead. Confirmed voltage, then noted condensation inside assembly. 'Sealed' LED assembly, need to replace entire unit at $100. Should have been a $2 bulb. Seem to be a common issue. 
Aug 2017

62000 mi

US $530
Driver door lock actuator stopped working. Could not unlock door from inside or outside. New part installed by independant mechanic. 
Dec 2017

59000 mi

US $140
upper right engine mount failed, replaced 
Jun 2018

63000 mi

US $40
Lower engine mount replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Oregon, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

54000 mi

US $280
Replaced motor mount. Tightened up parking brake. Second time in 3 months. Shop thinks we are pulling it too hard. We disagree. Barely holds the car, which is important on a manual trans car without a Park gear. Still not right. Taking car elsewhere next time. 
Mar 2018

99000 mi

US $1800
Front & rear brakes full service new pads and rotors Replaced rear shocks 
Mazda Mazda5 in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2016
Sep 2014

31000 mi

US $200
Rear bushings got creaky, replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2012
Feb 2011

3300 mi
Left rear tail light mounted crooked, not flush with bodywork. Dealer re-installed. Left wiper hit edge of windshield frame with a loud click on High speed. Dealer adjusted, but problem persists. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Kentucky, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2013
Mar 2013

24000 mi
Car made rattle sound at bumps. Dealer replaced front loose bushings under warranty. No air coming out of rear ventilation grills. Dealer replaced failed rear vent motor under warranty. Owner noticed stench from trans. Dealer saw signs of worn clutch on manual trans, recommended replacing clutch. Perplexed owner driving manual for over 25 yrs, has never had a clutch fail, never heard of bad clutch after 2 yrs, 24k mi 
Oct 2013

29000 mi
Increasingly hard to press clutch. Made my foot sore after an hour of driving. Others report having the same problem on the Internet. Even technicians recommend getting an aftermarket clutch to avoid this problem. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Apr 2010 - Jan 2016
Jun 2011

20000 mi
Replaced a leaking seal on transmission. 
Sep 2011

24000 mi
Replaced third brake light which failed due to water intrusion. 
Jul 2012

35000 mi
Driver side rear shock blown. Replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2012

36700 mi
Light bulb for ac controls fell out of the socket. New bulb installed. Old one was not recovered. 
Jun 2013

50000 mi

US $8
Put synthetic grease on the rear sway bar bushings to eliminate squeeking noise. 
Jan 2015

36800 mi

US $19
Replaced both headlight bulbs. One was bad, always replace in pairs. 
Jun 2015

91000 mi

US $60
Replaced blown passenger rear shock. Shocker. Pun intended. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Missouri, United States
Jan 2010 - Aug 2014
Sep 2011

48000 mi
Climate control automated setting not working due to outside ambient temp sensor wire "broken" near front grille. Wire was re-attached, all fine. Presume road debris disconnected / damaged the sensor wire. Mazda extended warranty. 
Feb 2013

71100 mi
Replace sway bar bushings under extended warranty 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

66500 mi

US $5
Right outside mirror broke pivot lock (where it folds in) so it was swinging loose. Self-repaired by gluing. 
Jan 2015

77000 mi

US $1165
Replace front stabilizer bar (worn ends) Both front struts and both rear shocks replaced. Right front strut was empty of fluid and dead. Others were all fully worn. 
Oct 2015

154500 mi
A/C clutch failed 
Apr 2016

170000 mi

US $740
Continue diagnosis of A/C. Evac, dye, recharge. Alternator failed Both headlights replaced Replaced compressor 
May 2018

240767 mi

US $99
Trouble code for cold start, repeated but intermittent code. Diagnosis was inconclusive. More intensive diagnosis at substantial estimated cost was rejected. Car is operating OK, troubled code has been off for two months. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
Oct 2015 - Nov 2018
Sep 2018

96000 mi

US $500
Driver side shock mount had broken. Mount was replaced, both rear shocks replaced. Slipping clutch. Got clutch replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Apr 2017
Jan 2011

9920 mi
Rear shocks were found to be "bouncy" by dealership during routine maintenance visit. Replaced under warranty at no cost to owner. Poor fuel economy observed by owner. Dealer performed diagnostics and reflashed ECU, but said many Mazdas are still "breaking in" up until 20000-25000km and the fuel economy may remain poor. 
Aug 2011

12180 mi
Raised the issue again with dealer during routine oil change. Was told to keep logs and document fuel consumption. Dealer offered to take matter up with Mazda Canada if it persists. 
Dec 2014

32860 mi

C $750
Suspension was feeling very "unsettled" and handling was badly affected. Rear stabilizer bar bushings and rear struts all required replacement. 
Feb 2016

37820 mi

C $175
Battery was getting weak, required replacement 
Oct 2016

42260 mi

C $500
Oxygen sensor required replacement Car/phone pairing no longer works reliably 
Apr 2017

43710 mi

C $60
Car will not crank/start intermittently, seems to be related to colder temperatures. Left me stranded twice. Brought to dealer where they charged $60 to run diagnostics, but said no problems were discovered. Offered to continue troubleshooting, at additional cost to me for additional diagnostics at $135/hr. I suspect a slow leak somewhere in the electrical system, but dealer is dismissive of my concerns unless I'm willing to pay $135/hr 

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2010 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

144-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2011 - Jun 2018
Jul 2013

27780 mi
rear passenger shock was leeking brake light above back door burnt out 
Dec 2015

49600 mi

C $80
Gear shift was loose.- did not stay in place when put into drive. 

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2010 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2012
Aug 2012

16300 mi
Symptoms included squeaky rear end - especially over bumps. Diagnosis was worn rear sway bar and worn passenger side rear spring seat rubber. Warranty work included replacing rear sway bar and passenger side spring sear rubber. 

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2009 Mazda Mazda5

Engine not specified

Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Feb 2011 - Jul 2011
Mar 2011

33000 mi
Radio malfunction: dealer refused to acknowledge problem and attributed it to poor reception (however, radio worked when purchased) 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2015
Jun 2015

157000 mi

US $261
Ambient temperature sensor Shift cable adjustment. spark plug wire replaced. Timing adjusted. Alternator replaced Fuel system tune. 
Oct 2015

165000 mi

US $50
Left engine motor mount was loose causing the car to shake violently. 

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2009 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

Mazda Mazda5 in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

34000 mi
Front right and left struts and strut mounts replaced under warranty 
Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2012 - Aug 2014
Aug 2012

19180 mi
Noise from rear suspension. Repaired by dealer. 
Sep 2013

27900 mi

C $230
Leaking and noisy left rear shock. 
May 2014

32860 mi

C $83
Fix noisy bushings in the rear 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Mar 2018
Nov 2011

44640 mi

C $1000
bad strut and bushings bad front engine mount 
Apr 2012

45040 mi

C $800
creaking suspension, loose bushings, bad/leaking struts 
Aug 2012

48220 mi

C $300
replaced rear rubber bushings, making creaking noises 
Mar 2013

54560 mi
a/c middle switch doesnt light up at night. car is beginning to show rust issues. discovered rust bubbles on roof , a cluster of bubbles in the front and in the back. wheel wells are ok. car is rust proofed ever year. 
Apr 2013

54760 mi
Back center console a/c motor not working. Theres no air blowing from the back center vent. 
Sep 2014

66960 mi

C $200
alternator belt was squeeking 
Nov 2014

69440 mi
one back light led is out , the other four are ok. 
Nov 2015

79340 mi
third back led brake light stopped working. 
Dec 2016

88660 mi
thump noise when going into reverse on starts. dealer did a diagnostic, faulty tranny needs replacement. 
Mar 2018

96720 mi

C $400
Front lower ball joint worn/loose; needs new rear brakes and rotors-to be done end of the month. a/c dial led out/  
Mazda Mazda5 in Louisiana, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2017
Apr 2013

67000 mi

US $500
Had to change both struts at about 68,000 miles. Also changed brake pads and turned rotors but brakes squeal. Brakes from Napa. This car has been problematic. Ride is terrible and extremely loud. Getting rid of it ASAP. Wheel bearing on driver's side needs replacement. Requires nearly complete teardown of all links and CV joint just to get to the bearing. Poor design and very costly in labor. Previous strut and brakes change, now this. Getting rid of it. 
Feb 2014

77000 mi
Suspension on this car has always been an issue. Changed struts at about 50K miles. Always had clunkly, loose noise from suspension, even after changing struts. Can't wait to get rid of this car. 
Jul 2014

83200 mi

US $130
Rattle from rear suspension. Changed shocks. 
Oct 2016

181000 mi

US $600
Electrical short in engine wire harness. Caused Engine bus bar #1 to pop fuse repeatedly after changing several sensors/parts. Still can't dind 
Feb 2017

189000 mi

US $2500
After changing the entire engine and body harness, I discovered the culprit was the purge valve connector behind the fuel tank and charcoal canister. It was shorted causing the eng #1 fuse to pop. After 7 months and $2500, I finally got the car to run but probably needs a new body control module but don't know which one to get: the Mazda base or Mazda GT. The harness came from a base but I own a GT? After changing entire engine harness and body harness, some systems don't work properly. For example, the body control module likely needs to be replaced. The power steering, cruise control, heated seats, and sunroof don't work. No connectors for the heated seat switches, the ABS seat connector doesn't match the airbag under seat wiring. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Washington, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2017
Jul 2012

23700 mi

US $70
Toe in at rear wearing inside tread of tires. Negative camber also wears inner tread, but is not adjustable. Others report Mazda 5 eats tires. 
Feb 2013

29700 mi
Asked Mech to diagnose clunking at front right suspension. Thought sway bar bushings or strut mount. Mech could not hear problem. Determined that noise goes away if ambient temp is above 65 F. Have not pursued. 
Sep 2014

42000 mi

US $150
Noise caused by left rear OEM shock failure. Replaced rear shocks. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2010 - Jun 2018
Apr 2011

9920 mi

C $70
No charge warranty replacement of passenger side seatbelt receiver. No charge warranty replacement of passenger side seatbelt receiver 
Aug 2013

36480 mi

C $300
Right rear stock blown, leaking all over driveway. Replaced both rear shocks. Relatively simple job, but far too early to need this. 
Sep 2014

49600 mi
Diagnosis of left rear wheel bearing problem after tire replacement. 
Jan 2015

31580 mi

C $500
Replaced right rear wheel bearing. Replaced headlight and fog lamp. 
May 2016

67360 mi

C $700
Replaced rear calipers, pads and rotors, front hardware (clip missing). 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

102000 mi

US $80
TMPS sensors corroded and leaking air. Removed and replaced with regular rubber stems. 
Nov 2016

116300 mi

US $10
Replaced front sway bar bushings. 
Mar 2017

122000 mi

US $860
AC compressor had failed, needed to be replaced full vac and refill the system with refrigerant. 
May 2017

125000 mi

US $250
Front struts and rear shocks 
Jun 2017

126000 mi

US $460
Resonator pipe rusted with holes, leaking 
Nov 2017

134000 mi

US $50
Old rotors pulsing from pad buildup. Replaced with new rotors. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Washington, United States
Jun 2011 - Apr 2017
Sep 2011

32000 mi

US $25
noise from rear axle, squeaking going over bumps. 
Oct 2011

32200 mi
We were told the engine was leaking oil and the head gasket was also leaking. 
Aug 2016

61000 mi

US $250
I had the oil changed at an oil changing place, and they didn't put the oil filter in right, so the oil leaked out on a road trip. Car had to have the engine replaced. Some other work was done at the same time but I can't remember what they did. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Dec 2012
Jun 2011

28000 mi
Last May, I told them the light for the heated, leather driver seat was not working. They said the heat wasn't working either and ordering the switch, which they installed in June. The light and heat now work. Late May, with 26K something miles on the car, I noticed an oily residue under my driver's side rear tire. When I drove it, it was very obvious that the oil came from the shock absorber as the ride & handling was bad. Dealer replaced. 
Mar 2012

35000 mi
My other rear shock was leaking oil for a couple of weeks. Replaced under warranty, as was the other rear last June. 
Oct 2012

38000 mi

US $110
Dlr chrgd $110,said I needed one front strut/one rear shock & that they need to be replaced in pairs. Est.: $1,000! Took to mechanic who does side jobs, didn't charge to diagnose, said it needed one strut mount and rear bushings. Did not fix 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2011 - Nov 2011
Nov 2011

24955 mi
Rear dampers leaked at the same time. Major problem area. Fixed by dealer, no charge, took a few hours, no questions asked.  Rear dampers leaked at the same time. Major problem area. Fixed by dealer, no charge, took a few hours, no questions asked.  
Mazda Mazda5 in Indiana, United States
Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
May 2015

79000 mi

US $75
Blown shock absorber 
Sep 2017

95000 mi

US $970
Tie rod end so bad that the flange on the control arm was damaged. 2 new control arm kits 
Dec 2017

97599 mi

US $89
repair of TMPS 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

73000 mi

US $500
bad oxygen sensor 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2011
Sep 2010

39000 mi

US $450
vibration at speed. Dealer couldn't replicate. Owner discovered rear shock locked up, which unevenly wore out rear tires. Replaced rear shocks and all 4 tires to cure problem. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Jul 2014 - Jan 2018
Oct 2017

144000 mi

US $350
MAss air flow sensor was replaced 
Nov 2017

145000 mi

US $465
Replace shocks 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ohio, United States
Dec 2014 - Nov 2017
Dec 2014

127000 mi

US $300
Replaced resistor which controls blower. Airbag light flashing 
Mazda Mazda5 in Washington, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2017
Sep 2016

63000 mi

US $500
Replaced rear shocks for a second time. 
Mar 2017

71000 mi

US $1200
Replaced rear brakes 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2013 - Sep 2015
Jul 2015

91120 mi

C $700
Suspension...Worn shock absorbers. Serviced joints 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2013

75000 mi

US $1800
Bad transmisssion controller leaking oil cooler 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

95000 mi

US $900
Front struts replaced, one had leaked. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2014 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

58900 mi

C $900
Rear shocks needed replacing 
Mazda Mazda5 in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Apr 2018

154000 mi

US $700
muffler 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

72000 mi

US $300
Rattles while driving at low speed. Metal-to-metal noise when hitting the breaks 
Mazda Mazda5 in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2014 - Sep 2016
Oct 2015

116000 mi

US $201
AC belt broke. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

89000 mi

US $125
Engine mount on the front passenger side that was rattling like a tiny Jack hammer. Apparently a commom problem with Mazda vehicles. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Feb 2010 - Feb 2017
May 2011

35000 mi

US $165
Car made knocking/rattling sound. Found out that the rear right strut had leaked and damaged. New strut was installed. 
Jan 2014

67800 mi

US $300
Check engine light came on, changed the Air Mass Flow sensor. Check engine lite still on, went back 3 more times, finally went to different mechanic who told us that the AMF sensor has to be a true Mazda part, so change the part again. 
Feb 2014

61100 mi

US $800
Check engine light was on, took the car to 2 different mechanics with no results, so took it to the dealership, still no result. Car still have check engine light. 
Dec 2016

90000 mi

US $100
Change head light 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2014
Sep 2012

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. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2015
Aug 2014

75000 mi

US $50
Positive battery terminal connector severely corroded. Replaced with re-designed, corrosion resistant OEM part. 
Feb 2015

78000 mi

US $100
Oil cooler to oil filter adapter gasket failed, allowing continuous leak of oil. Drained oil & coolant, replaced failed part with aftermarket. OEM assembly has been redesigned to address flaw, failed part is not available at dealer. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2017 - Dec 2017
Dec 2017

74400 mi

C $170
Driver side swaybar link is shot. The passenger one was shot probably 70000km ago. The rear shocks were leaking on 25000km. unfortulately not under warranty. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2010 - Jul 2012
May 2012

58600 mi

US $189
Drivers side rear shock replacement. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
May 2015 - Apr 2017
Jan 2017

136900 mi

US $200
Oil leak from oil cooler gasket- had "fixed", car was returned to me with larger leak, my husband then took apart the cylinder and used sealant in all its nooks and crannies and the leak was gone. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2014
Jul 2012

51700 mi

US $200
Gas cap leaking emissions; replaced gas cap and reprogrammed system 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2012

40000 mi

US $200
Rear Struts Needed Replacement 
Mar 2016

84000 mi

US $650
Front struts and tie-rod ends 
Jun 2018

101000 mi

US $450
Replaced starter 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

92000 mi

US $95
One headlight out. 
Sep 2015

98000 mi

US $130
MIL (check engine light) appeared. Cleaned MAF (air intake sensor) and throttle body. 
Nov 2015

100600 mi

US $1000
Replacement of rear shocks to repair knocking noise. 
Apr 2016

107300 mi

US $20
Replaced a headlight bulb for the second time. 
Dec 2016

116000 mi

US $940
Replacement of failed front struts with alignment to correct severe tire wear. Vehicle shifted down on freeway into transmission "limp-home" mode. Thereafter it shuddered as transmission went in and out of limp-home mode. Shop diagnosed and replaced bad TCM (transmission computer). 
Apr 2017

120000 mi

US $26
Replaced passenger side headlight. 2nd time in 2 years, 3rd headlight in 3 years. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2018
Apr 2010

9501 mi
Power steering pump failed. Replaced under warranty. 
May 2016

70000 mi

US $300
Rear struts started leaking oil so I replaced with KYB aftermarket ones. engine splash shield was falling apart, so I replaced with an OEM from Dorman. 
Sep 2016

73000 mi

US $100
Exhaust had two rust holes. 
Apr 2017

75000 mi

US $300
I replaced the rear control arms with aftermarket versions that had an adjustment for camber. My rear camber was way off causing excessive tire wear, but the original factory arms are non-adjustable. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2014

84000 mi

US $300
Sway bar bushings were shot 
May 2015

108000 mi
Emissions Leak Detection Pump failure 
Oct 2015

113800 mi

US $1500
Engine oil cooler leaking, replaced rear stabilizer ends and bushing replaced. 
Mar 2016

123000 mi

US $750
Replaced blown out shock absorbers 
Feb 2018

152000 mi

US $100
Replaced Mass Airflow Sensor 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ohio, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2016
Mar 2011

10000 mi
Power steering pump replaced. 
May 2012

17500 mi

US $250
Oil leak from passenger rear shock resulted in both rear shocks being replaced 3mos after warranty expiration (despite only 17k miles). Shop owner noted early shock failures seem to be a common problem with Mazdas, but no TSB. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Rhode Island, United States
Aug 2009 - Jul 2016
Jul 2010

17800 mi
Weatherstripping around front windshield loose. Visor clip broken. 
Jan 2011

25000 mi
fuel filler door would not stay closed. 
Feb 2013

65300 mi

US $178
Valve stem rotted apart. Had to replace stem and sensor. 
Sep 2015

98000 mi

US $200
Rust coming through around rear wheel wells. 
Dec 2015

108000 mi

US $900
Front struts and link pins needed replacing. 
Jul 2016

115000 mi
Rust coming through around rear wheel wells. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Apr 2009 - May 2017
Mar 2011

23000 mi
Mazda 3/5 power steering pump and line recall for intermittent power steering shutdown. Driver did notice problem before recall. Parts & installation done for free under recall. Problem seems fixed. Power Steering pump and lines replaced under recall. We had noticed problems with the power steering prior to the recall and are hopeful they will not recur after replacement. 
Dec 2013

51000 mi
Cracked oil pan. The transmission has slipped a few times and the fluid was very dark. Dealer said they could not reproduce slipping, and computer code did not show that it had been slipping. They did a transmission fluid flush. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2015
Jan 2011

66900 mi
Power steering recall, but started leaking after fix. 
Jun 2013

89000 mi

US $170
New shocks 
Jan 2015

116000 mi

US $3100
had to replace the oil cooler seal failed, had to rebuild entire transmission 
Mar 2015

116000 mi

US $2700
seal failed, transmission fluid dumped. cause was transmission problem that ruined the seal 
Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
May 2009 - Jun 2012
Jan 2012

39580 mi
One rear shock was worn out. 

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2009 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

48360 mi
The rear right shock was gone, empty of oil, in the last day of the warranty. In a way I was lucky, I guess... 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2014
Apr 2011

23000 mi
recall to replace power steering pump, which has "cut out" twice. Design of gas-cap threads would cause gas cap to cross-thread and jam. squeak and knock from rear suspension. dealer replaced struts; knock resolved but squeak remains. 
May 2011

24000 mi
rear suspension squeal; repaired w/ new sway bar bushings power steering pump replaced in recall (part finally arrived at dealer after long wait). 
Mar 2012

33000 mi

US $120
remove/replace blown rear shock. replace other rear shock as precautionary measure due to weakness of OEM part. 
Sep 2014

66000 mi
Rear sway bar bushings needed lubrication and/or replacement. Seems to be needed every ~30k miles. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2014 - Jan 2018
Jul 2016

63000 mi

US $300
Failed AC compressor, Replaced with aftermarket compressor. Failed again, replaced again with different manufacturer aftermarket. Success. This is the 5th AC compressor in the vehicle. 
Jun 2017

82000 mi

US $550
Replace failed A/C compressor---AGAIN. 6th replacement. This time Mazda factory compressor, not aftermarket. 
Nov 2017

89000 mi

US $1200
Replaced worn shocks/struts/bushings 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
May 2011

19600 mi
Squeaky rear suspension parts. 
May 2013

49000 mi

US $250
Replaced both rear shocks. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2011 - Oct 2015
Mar 2011

25000 mi
Replaced passenger side rear Shock. 
Sep 2013

52000 mi

US $90
Right rear shock absorber blown (2nd time in 5 years...this is a problem on these cars. 1st time was covered under warranty. This time we replaced it with a better Kayaba one...also replaced the left rear shock too. 
Sep 2014

68000 mi

US $50
loud screeching sound when starting car..sometimes engine doesn't start. Mechanic said starter is going bad, gave me a price of $500 to replace. Waiting until starter fails completely to replace. 
May 2015

74000 mi

US $300
Loud clunking noise from front end. Left front sway bar link replaced. Both sway bar bushings replaced. Noise gone. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2010 - Mar 2014
Aug 2010

22320 mi

C $100
I was hearing noise from rear right. When car was lifted up for maintenance, oil from suspension leaked revealing the problem. 
Feb 2014

71780 mi

C $600
Cable problem. Was hard to diagnose. had to replace all cables as they could not pinpoint exactly which one was the problem. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Apr 2009 - May 2011
Apr 2011

50000 mi

US $75
Rear shock went bad (leaking oil). Both rear shocks were replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

33400 mi
Excessive vibration and strong smell of clutch burning in stop-and-go traffic 
Mar 2010

24000 mi
Blown left rear shock absorber 
Mazda Mazda5 in Oklahoma, United States
Jun 2015 - Sep 2018
Jun 2015

131000 mi

US $1500
Replace all 4 shocks, sway bar links, control arms 
Dec 2015

146000 mi

US $200
Spark plug point separated and fell down into cylinder #4. 
Jan 2017

US $50
Spark plug in #2 cylinder self destructed again. 
Apr 2018

193000 mi

US $1000
exhaust manifold catalytic converter failed, also replace MAF and O2 sensor same time 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2010 - Feb 2016
Sep 2011

33000 mi
Rear shocks and bushings were replaced under original warranty. 
Jul 2015

82700 mi

US $35
Replaced motor mount 
Nov 2015

87100 mi

US $600
Tie-rod end had a play and was replaced 
Feb 2016

90000 mi

US $258
One of the rear wheel bearings had to be replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2009 - Mar 2018
Jul 2010

9300 mi
Right rear shock and rear swaybar bushings replaced. 
May 2011

15040 mi
Squeaky rear suspension 
May 2017

72817 mi

C $1200
Failed wheel bearing replaced, ball joints replaced,  cv boot replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

85000 mi
Broken engine mount replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2009 - Apr 2014
Nov 2009

3100 mi
Intake manifold control runners were getting stuck closed. Causing excessive noise and lack of power for first few minutes on cold starts in cold weather. Turned CEL on, and off after a day's driing. Dealer replaced entire intake manifol 
Aug 2010

11160 mi
Rear sway bar bushings made a terrible creaking noise over bumps on hot humid days. Dealer replaced bushings under warranty once noise was demonstrated to them. 
Apr 2011

19220 mi
Power steering pump and lines replaced as per recall, had one power steering failure in a praking lot days prior to scheduled replacement Rear stabalizer bushings were making terrible creaking noise during any motion or bump, this is the second time in two years the same part has failed Rear driver side strut blew and leaked all hydraulic oil while we were away for a week, dealer replaced under warranty 
Sep 2012

35340 mi
Secondary O2 sensor failed, needed replacement. Caused check engine light 
Apr 2014

55800 mi

C $400
During oil change, dealer noticed that front left wheel bearing needed replacement (was sliding). Charged $380+tax 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
Mar 2012

16740 mi
squeak when going over bumps 
Jun 2013

29760 mi
Check engine light went on, and they said it was the manifold intake causing the valves to trigger the engine light. It would cost $600 so we waited and the light hasn't gone on again since the check up. So we haven't done anything. 
Dec 2013

34720 mi

C $820
Front and black shocks and springs. Also the other stuff that goes with it. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
May 2009

4000 mi
The gas cap would not release, I've found other reports of similar issues on these cars now that I've looked. This happened while low on gas and trying to fill up. Luckily, I had enough gas to make it to the dealer, where they replaced my gas cap. 

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2009 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2013
Jan 2010

7500 mi
Pulled up to a stop sign and car wouldn't go into gear. Dealership said it looked like I drove with foot on clutch, which I didn't. 
Jan 2012

34000 mi
Intermittent doors won't lock chime sounds. Dealer couldn't reproduce couldn't fix. 

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2008 Mazda Mazda5

Engine not specified

Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2009

17000 mi
Drivers side behind seat pocket seam came loose. Mazda dealer in Medford, OR did a great job, changed the whole seat cover.  

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2008 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2015
Jun 2010

63000 mi
Left rear shock as soon as I got the car, Monroe brand (KYB and Koni are not yet available but will be, I just couldn't wait that long). 
Mar 2011

76000 mi

US $470
Rear left caliper leak 
May 2013

104000 mi
Tie rod bushing replacement Radiator leak 
Oct 2013

106300 mi

US $500
Replaced both front wheel bearings 
Jun 2014

112000 mi

US $1100
All four brakes. Left rear caliper needed another replacement (remanufactured parts became rusted after 3 years), it cost $110. 
Jul 2015

119000 mi

US $900
AC compressor Rear shocks 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2015
Feb 2009

20500 mi
Replace driver side electric window switch controlling passenger side window. Warranty repair at no cost. 
Aug 2011

35000 mi
Thermostat failure, sticking. Replaced. 
Jun 2012

40000 mi

US $100
Brake light switch failure at brake pedal. (Car will not go into gear if brake electrical circuit does not complete.) 
Jan 2013

61500 mi

US $800
Replace all struts and shocks; known defect occurring normally around 30,000 miles. 
Mar 2015

66000 mi

US $200
Front right suspension shaft, post shock plus spring. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
May 2012 - Dec 2015
Nov 2012

42700 mi

US $65
Replacing headlights on this car is difficult for the amateur. I had to take the car to a shop to have the bulbs replaced. They are held in with small clips and an inexperienced person will take a long time to get the job done. 
Aug 2013

53000 mi
Replace Battery 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2009 - May 2015
Jun 2010

15000 mi
Knocking in right rear suspension, covered by TSB. Intermittent O2 sensor 
Oct 2010

18000 mi
Scraping noise during driving. Diagnosed as worn out front wheel bearings. Considered excessively early and replaced under warranty by dealer. The bearing problem had caused rotor damage, which was also repaired by dealer as courtesy. 
Dec 2010

19000 mi

US $50
Headlight bulb, replacement took 45 minutes. 
Mar 2011

20000 mi
Two leaking rear shock absorbers (which led to "fish tailing"), worn shock bushings (rattling sounds during driving). Shocks, bushings and struts replaced under warranty. 
May 2011

21000 mi
Repeated failure of left headlight (3 times within 2 months). Suspected lamp socket problem. Socket replaced. 
Dec 2014

46000 mi

US $1200
shocks, stabilizers, struts 
May 2015

46000 mi
Bushes and control arms need replacement 
Mazda Mazda5 in Oregon, United States
Apr 2013 - Nov 2014
May 2013

86700 mi
passenger window wouldnt go up. removed driver and passenger switches,disassembled,cleaned,reassembled.works fine now. 
Jun 2013

87000 mi

US $80
replaced rear shocks and shock adapter 
Sep 2014

104000 mi

US $90
had a flat right rear tire.The inside had worn through to the steel cords. found out they have a non-adjustable rear suspension. Bought 2 aftermarket adjustable upper control arms and installed them. Did a 4 wheel alignment.Works great now 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

3720 mi
Fix power window module in left passenger sliding door 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Apr 2009 - Apr 2013
Nov 2010

58000 mi

US $260
Both rear shocks had blown - but did not have anything happen that would ordinarily blow them - heavy load + large bump/pothole. I believe the Mazda5 design stresses the suspension and hence shocks wear prematurely. 
Aug 2011

74000 mi

US $275
A/C intermittent. My mechanic tested refrigerant, looked for leaks, air remained was cool. After another 48 hr I noticed a pattern:Temp gauge way up intermittently: a/c was cutting out because of engine overheating. New thermostat fixed it. 
Sep 2012

98000 mi

US $102
A/T (Auto.Transmission) light came on; local garage found P0744 and P0841 codes; brought to dealer who said trans needed replacement. Have extend warranty;waited 2 wks for part. Only paid deductible; dealer found other issues-see other posts Also discovered broken #3 motor mount. Also discovered blown front struts. Paid separate deductible under extended warranty. Also discovered blown rear shocks when at dealer to replace transmission - but these were under warranty from my local shop; brought car there for replacement. Only paid labor. 
Mar 2013

108000 mi
Car is burning synthetic oil at rate of 1 quart per 1,000 miles (1k miles.) Two different garages checked & found no leaks. They independently advised me to trade-in vehicle, as repairs for this are too extensive. 
Apr 2013

108000 mi
Traded car because burning oil. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ohio, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

110000 mi

US $50
Replaced passenger side engine mount 
May 2017

119000 mi

US $10
Low beam bulb replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2014 - Nov 2015
Nov 2015

138000 mi

US $900
Replaced the front ball joint and lower control arm. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Feb 2014 - Sep 2015
Jun 2014

52000 mi

US $25
replaced noisy link 
Jan 2015

US $60
Third Brake light replaced. Internal electrical circuit rusted out. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Kansas, United States
Jan 2014 - Mar 2018
Apr 2015

105300 mi

US $28
The driver's rear shock mount broke. Took approximately $28 and an hour to replace it. 
Mar 2016

113000 mi

US $40
Having a soft brake pedal until half the travel is gone, I blead the brakes and replaced the pads. Symptoms improved, but still remain. 
May 2016

116100 mi

US $900
Local shop diagnosed soft brake pedal issues as a faulty ABS pump. Located at least arm length into engine. Estimate of 900 not including tax to replace and bleed. 
Jun 2017

138000 mi

US $500
A/C started running weak. Local shop diagnosed as low refrigerant. Refil and filter. Had to return because A/C would now cut out. Found car to be running hot. Replaced thermostat. Problem fixed. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Florida, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

15000 mi
-air conditioning vent on passenger's side directional clip/handle fell off -headrest on front passenger side had broken stay so it would not notch into place if adjusted -Oil pan seal was discovered to have a slow leak. Needed dissassembling and resea 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2017
Jan 2012

97200 mi

US $1500
engine mount broken 
Sep 2014

91000 mi

US $100
Loose shock nut caused shock to rattle extensively., 
Nov 2015

100100 mi

US $750
Oil pump was leaking, making care unsafe to drive. Required replacement. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Iowa, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

22000 mi
Grease rubber bushings on swaybar  
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

74000 mi

US $80
The car started having issues with grinding as we were driving, resulting in two error lights showing up. Fluid was black, transmission could go at any time. Mechanic did quick fix...complete repair would have been $2,500. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2015
Mar 2009

2000 mi
Gas cap replaced. Not sure if they ever issued a recall, but all of the 07 and 08's had significant problems (at least it was a notable thread on the message boards) with the caps jamming. 
Apr 2011

31000 mi
Replaced the driver's side front strut 
Sep 2011

36000 mi
Check engine light on trip to Yosemite, Mazda cleared the code and it did not return...attributed to temp and elevation extremes affecting gas cap seal. 
Mar 2015

93000 mi
replaced the master cyl 
Sep 2015

94000 mi

US $150
Replaces oil pan gasket due to leak. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2009 - Nov 2017
Aug 2010

21000 mi
AM portion of the radio/CD system stopped working. FM reception was fine, as was CD playback. Only the AM reception stopped (no stations could be tuned in). 
Apr 2012

32500 mi

US $49
Left rear shock mount broke. Removed wheel, shock and mount. Replaced all. Right rear shock mount broke within 2 weeks, so replaced it also. Shocks themselves appear to be fine. 
Jan 2015

53000 mi

US $35
Rear shock mounts broke (again). I believe this is a design problem with these mounts (not the Mazda5 as such). They are made of cast metal and seem to corrode and break after 2-3 years. This time I sprayed them with undercoating. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2008 - Jan 2018
Jul 2008

50 mi
Clockspring circuit failed within 2 hours of leaving dealership, causing horn to sound until it burned out. It was repaired under warranty, of course. From what I can tell, this is an extremely rare occurrence, but was very disappointing to say the least. 
Aug 2008

1000 mi
Gas cap broke - a known problem (bad lot of caps), and quickly replaced under warranty. Annoying and inconvenient, nevertheless. 
Jun 2009

9000 mi
Faulty emissions valve - got stuck in open position. 
Aug 2010

26300 mi
During routine maintenance, I had rattle coming from rear of car diagnosed as defective shock absorber. Part was ordered and will be installed in 2 weeks. All covered by warranty. Right rear shock. 
Dec 2010

33000 mi
Left rear shock replaced.  Right front wheel bearings became noisy and had to be replaced. 
Jun 2012

65000 mi

US $240
Rear shocks replaced again. Second time since I bought the car. 
Dec 2012

74000 mi

US $400
Front stabilizer linkages and bushings needed to be replaced. 
Aug 2016

122300 mi
Front struts (original) replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

93000 mi

US $186
Rattling, banging in suspension, felt generally horrible on all but the most perfect road - bushings apparently needed to be replaced, known problem by Mazda. Tech recommended other suspension parts that were involved in same work to be replaced so I did those as well. 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. Inquired about a whistling / wind sound from car interior driver side, turns out it was a failing brake booster. PCM flashed / updated due to brake booster replacement. Took Car in for Transmission Diagnostic due to stumble / rough shift in fourth 3rd/4th gear and sometimes in 2nd/3rd. Dealer had for 2 weeks and could not reproduce the problem. Mazda Totalcare warranty company claimed not enough evidence to even send tech out for test drive. I was faced about 4 hours of diagnostic tests at $130/hr or transmission tear down. Mazda seemed to think it was fine and believed it to be a throttle body cleaning issue so I opted to decline both of those options as it was a very expensive gamble and figured perhaps I was wrong, although my gut said that I was in fact right which was unfortunately confirmed on a recent vacation not long after these events. Engine threw code from last trip to dealer, didn't get off the lot without another code. I believe it was P2178. Indicated a bunch of fuel system stuff that was too complex for me to fix. Took a gamble that it was something serious and would be paid by Mazda Totalcare...lost that gamble as it they believed it needed and it it ended up being just an expensive throttle body cleaning. Wife reported brake system acting up...almost hit a car because couldn't stop, said brake pedal would not depress enough. I didn't think much of it and thought problem was possibly her...then when we picked up the car after the throttle body cleaning it did again and was equally dangerous / scary. I had her turn right around and take the car right back and told them that the problem had occurred again and that it had been going on intermittently since the brake booster was replaced during the last repair trip. After evaluating the brake system, dealership concluded it was some excess air in the lines from the brake booster replacement and bled them a little more which has fixed the problem. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
May 2012 - Jun 2016
Jun 2012

48640 mi

C $500
Change rear suspension. Shocks were leaking oil. 
Jun 2016

110360 mi

C $600
bushings and coil springs 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2012 - Sep 2015
Apr 2012

30880 mi

C $600
It has a chronic stalling problem at low speeds and if I take my foot off the gas. They attempted to fix the throttle, air exchange, and now it is a computer problem that affects the entire workings of the car 
Aug 2012

34380 mi

C $200
I was quoted approx. $1,000.00 to fix the suspension by one shop. I took it to a different repair shop and paid substantially less to replace the tie rod! It also has the recurrent stalling problem again! My Mazda5 has been in the shop 14 times for this problem. 
Aug 2015

48140 mi

C $100
Right rear brakes were squeaking 
Mazda Mazda5 in Maryland, United States
Dec 2010 - Feb 2020
Mar 2011

44000 mi
Rear defroster was not working. Rear glass replaced. However, it leaked after repair, so repair was done agan. 
May 2011

46300 mi

US $30
Creaking sound from rear on driver's side that coincides with movement in rear suspension. Mechanic could not find any leaks or loose items and declared the car safe to drive.  
May 2015

114000 mi

US $1500
F. control arms & bushings worn & replaced. F. sway bar bushings worn & replaced. F. bearings needed extra grease & repacking due to noise. F. brakes also required lubrication due to noise. TSBs available on bushing and bearing problems. 
Jun 2017

135000 mi

US $400
Rear sway bar bushings replaced. They had been creaky whenever the car was hot for the past 4 years, and we finally replaced the bushings. Works normally now. 
Oct 2017

136000 mi

US $957
Replace right front wheel bearing and hub. Damaged by impact several years ago and eventually weakened by vibration. Two bent rims repaired. Damaged by impact with something in the road. 
Nov 2019

150000 mi

US $500
Problems with noise vibration harshness. Motor mount replaced Cracking and groaning sounds from front of car. Sway bar links replaced, but ultimately did not solve problem, which was resolved on follow up visit by replacing both front control arms. 
Dec 2019

150000 mi

US $400
Groaning and cracking sound from front was reduced to just cracking sounds by replacing sway bar bushings. Front control arms had to be replaced, and cracking sound then went away. Oxygen sensor intermittently working, and check engine light came on. Sensor replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2013
Apr 2010

15300 mi
TPMS sensor was damaged by Walmart tire shop during flat tire repair. Dealer has replaced the sensor, Walmart payed for that ($130). 
Nov 2010

21000 mi
Sound from rear suspension - leaking rear damper was discovered. Rear damper replaced 
Aug 2012

38800 mi

US $145
Check engine light was on ($99 to diagnose), the fuel tank cap was releasing vapor, replaced ($45). 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Hampshire, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2016

125000 mi

US $347
Rear brakes. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Maryland, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

48300 mi
Low coolant tripped CEL, turns out thermostat was failed closed. Dealer replaced thermostat and performed power steering pump and engine mount campaign. Dealer covered all repair work under warranty though I thought it was outside time. 
Oct 2014

82000 mi

US $970
CEL and transmission light would flash and trans would shudder. Contacts were cleaned but symptoms recurred. Diagnosed as TCM failure. Trans fluid flushed at the same time. 
Feb 2015

87000 mi

US $90
New rear shocks (one was blown out). replaced with KYBs 
Dec 2016

110000 mi

US $130
Upstream O2 sensor replaced after CEL came on 
Apr 2017

112000 mi
Clean MAF sensor to clear CEL, appears to be resolved 
Jun 2017

116000 mi

US $75
Replaced MAF sensor to address P0101 code but not completely successful. CEL will light on cold start but extinguish with a lot of driving at temperature 
Jan 2018

122000 mi
Chasing P0101 code, have replaced MAF, MAP and air filter but code still active CEL was finally cleared by cleaning the throttle body. Should have started with the simple things first before replacing sensors! 
Mazda Mazda5 in United Arab Emirates
May 2013 - Jul 2015
May 2013

39680 mi

¤1050
Replaced the following: a)bent steering knuckle front end driver side b)front & rear shock absorbers two were leaking c)Rotors that were machined before in Canada and they were warped d)Added new ceramic pads e)Thermostat 
Feb 2014

46500 mi

¤250
Had changed previously the front shock absorbers (OEM)but did not find the ones I wanted. Turned out that the OEM parts were a flip. I purchased new reliable parts, $250. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Nov 2013
Jan 2011

113400 mi
Mud flaps on front tore and dangled. Made noise against wheels. Simply removed flaps, rather than repaired them. 
Feb 2011

73160 mi

C $300
Rear Shocks blown. They were replaced. 
Sep 2011

96100 mi

C $600
AC quit working - this shop doesn't fix AC units. Brake pads and rotors needed to be replaced, calipers needed to be repaired - they had come apart on two of the brakes. 
Apr 2012

119040 mi

C $320
The passenger wheel bearing was bad and made a very loud vibration sound. It was replaced. 
May 2012

121440 mi

C $420
Driver front wheel bearings failed - noise and vibration. It was replaced. Rear sway bars were loose. Passenger front wheel bearing failed - noticed by mechanic, no noise. This was just replaced at another shop, so no repair attempted since it should be under warranty. 
Jul 2012

127140 mi

C $2400
gears 1 and 4 burnt up, constant slipping 
Sep 2012

133300 mi

C $650
wheel bearing replaced 
Nov 2012

139500 mi

C $50
The bracket for the low beam light broke and wouldn't hold the bulb in. 
May 2013

159660 mi

C $389
This was the 4th wheel bearing to fail on this car. 
Jun 2013

167400 mi

C $120
There was a hole in the exhaust and it was welded shut 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

49000 mi

US $500
Noise from front suspension, sway bar needed to be replaced! 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Jun 2015
Mar 2011

47120 mi
Driving in the city, the car gave a "lurch" just before it was about to gear up. Then the engine light and AT lights came on. Stopped and turned off the car and the AT light went off. Wire had gotten loose going to the transmission. Wire tightened. Drove on the highway, at 110, the car lurched again and started to rev in the high 3000 - low 4000. Replaced transmission solenoid. When I picked it up, it "lurched" again, within 5 km's of the dealership but they were already closed.  
Apr 2011

47740 mi
Replaced transmission module. 
Jun 2013

69440 mi

C $300
engine mount was cracked 
Aug 2013

69940 mi

C $275
complete replacement of transmission and transmission computer 
Dec 2013

71300 mi

C $563
front and rear end rattling over bumps - replaced front and rear stabilizer links (left and right sides) report from previous visit indicated shock issues - replaced both rear shocks for leaking reported by dealer during previous oil change - steering loose - replaced both lower control arms 
Mar 2014

71300 mi
front end rattling over bumps - replaced front stabilizer links and control arms again - both left and right sides - this time with Mazda parts 
Nov 2014

78700 mi
front end rattling over bumps - replaced front stabilizer links and control arms again - both left and right sides - this time with a different 3rd party part 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2018
Sep 2013

95000 mi

US $150
thermostat replaced 
Nov 2013

97000 mi

US $2750
transmission needed rebuilt 
Dec 2014

119000 mi

US $400
replace rear shocks 
Sep 2015

135000 mi

US $250
Rear tie rod ends replaced 
Feb 2017

163000 mi

US $3000
Car accident bumper, grill, left front fender and left headlight. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
Dec 2011

70000 mi
Recall for power steering 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2014
May 2009

1000 mi
Gas cap broke off due to known defect. Known issue for Mazda 5 and Mazda 3 
Apr 2010

10000 mi
Rear suspension was groaning and squeaking over large impacts. Stabilizer bar links were bad and replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2011

18000 mi
Factory remote start began malfunctioning, vehicle would not stay running and would restart multiple times. Tach sensing signal for remote start adjusted. no problems since. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
Nov 2011

55000 mi
Sliding door needed lube Front Passenger Window seal was defective and noisy 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2009 - Oct 2016
Feb 2009

4000 mi
Sliding door stuck in cold weather. Dealer said moisture froze inside the mechanism. They replaced some internal part and it worked ok 
Apr 2009

5000 mi
Water leaked into trunk when it rained. Apparently the body shop forgot to replace some rubber seal. They installed it and its water tight now 
Mar 2011

30000 mi
Creaking sound from rear suspension. Dealer said both rear shocks were leaking oil. Both replaced under warranty 
May 2011

35000 mi
Replaced sway bar bushings per TSB Both rear shocks leaking oil. Replaced under warranty creaky passenger side sliding door 
Apr 2014

57300 mi

US $900
Engine mount replacement shocks leaking 
Mazda Mazda5 in Florida, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

55000 mi

US $135
Noticeable rattling sound from FR. Replaced front struts. Took 3 hours. Found loose but stubborn to remove sway bar end-link, which was the cause of the rattling. Took 2 hours to remove, loosen, and retighten. 
Jan 2018

93000 mi

US $100
Blown right rear shock. Replaced both rear shocks. 

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2008 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Sep 2018
Oct 2010

44020 mi

C $202
tire wear shows rear end toe in ( /- ). Noise in rear, esp over bumps. Shop found broken rear shock, and replaced bushings. Vent airflow direction controller tab on pssgr side/nr window fell off. Happened once before, but found part and re-installed. This time, replacing it altogether. Car burned 1 litre of oil since last service. Tipped up with 20W50 between oil changes. Told to monitor condition and see if continues. Shop indicated the wrong coolant was used in car. Car has always been dealer serviced so dealer must have made error. Had system flushed and new coolant applied. Concerned on implications with premature oil loss. 
Nov 2010

44820 mi

C $600
Part replaced. 
Mar 2011

48980 mi

C $600
Broken rear spring/shock and worn bushings. Other side done previously and front end will probably need it eventually.  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. 
Aug 2011

53940 mi

C $91
Car rear still making noise as a result of TSB manufacturing issue - weld bead interferes with spring movement, causing rubbing and damage. Weld bead needed to be smoothed to <2mm so it does not bind spring action. 
Jun 2012

58900 mi

C $519
Broken shocks, again. Only got 25,000 miles on these ones. Company agreed to pay for the parts, but charged for the service. Broken engine mount. Engine mount redesigned. Covered under warranty (drivetrain 100,000km). 
Apr 2018

122760 mi

C $1000
Rebuilt the clutch. Worn out. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2018
Dec 2013

77000 mi

US $458
Replaced leaking oil pan gasket. 
Jan 2014

US $50
Replaced motor mount. 
Apr 2015

93500 mi

US $773
Replace alternator and battery 
May 2015

94700 mi

US $615
Bushings torn; replace both front lower control arms. (Bushings not available separately.) Bushings were probably worn, but this repair did not fix the suspension creaking noise symptom that prompted the service visit. 
Jul 2015

96000 mi

US $27
Sway bar bushings replaced. Solved creaking suspension problem that previous repair (replace control arms) did not. 
Oct 2015

99800 mi

US $530
Broken shock mount. Replaced both rear mounts and shocks; alignment. 
Jun 2016

108000 mi

US $937
Replaced A/C compressor. 
Oct 2016

112500 mi
Replace brake master cylinder 
Apr 2017

118325 mi

US $1428
Replace exhaust system. Replaced rear upper control arms because bushings were worn, causing uneven tire wear. 
Jul 2017

120391 mi

US $635
Replaced timing chain tensioner. Replaced air conditioner seals at the evaporator. Replaced right rear control arm bushing; alignment. 
Dec 2017

126380 mi

US $148
Lubricate sliding rear doors; they were difficult to slide. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

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. 
Sep 2010

31000 mi
Replaced both rear shocks, since dealer advised they were leaking. Replaced under warranty. 
Apr 2014

95880 mi
Rear shocks went. Sounded like a wheel was going to fall off, and leaked badly. Have replaced both rear shocks twice now - once under warranty and once at cost. 
Oct 2014

101460 mi

C $400
Control arm link went bad - has been sounding bad for about two years. Think this was mainly due to Toronto bad roads. 
May 2017

121520 mi

C $1300
Had to change lower control arm on all four corners; and front shocks. Car sounded really bad, and had to make the choice between let go or move on - ultimately decided to move on. Replaced rear rotors, pads, and calipers... Calipers were seized. Compressor died. New a/c compressor bought and installed; then another electrical problem appeared and shop had to work on the system for another day to resolve. 
Jan 2018

129580 mi

C $750
Rear caliper seized. Mechanic diagnosed that rear calipers required replacing, and also replaced parking brake brake cable. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Dec 2014 - Sep 2018
Jun 2017

120000 mi

US $800
The air conditioning compressor was not working and was replaced. Both ball joints were worn. They were replaced by fitting new control arms. 
Aug 2017

122000 mi

US $150
Front brakes and pads replaced. They had been replaced by the previous owner and the rotors were badly rusting, creating an inconsistent braking surface. Don't cheap out on brakes, folks! 
Mar 2018

125000 mi

US $150
The lower engine mount and driver side engine mount were replaced. The passenger side mount had previously been replaced and was still good. They were starting to crack, increasing torque steer and clutch chatter (manual transmission). 
Sep 2018

129000 mi

US $70
The exhaust had several spots were it rusted through between the catalytic converter and the muffler. That section of pipe was cut out and replaced. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2010 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

85560 mi

C $300
Bad wire on the steering's electrical motor 
Mazda Mazda5 in Alabama, United States
Nov 2007 - Dec 2016
Mar 2015

129000 mi

US $182
Replaced oil cooler. Oil Cooler was damaged by quick oil change place. 
Dec 2016

161000 mi

US $88
Changed MAF and throttle body. Recharged air filter and changed spark plugs. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Nov 2011
Nov 2011

65100 mi

C $450
Rear struts leaked caused car to sway when driving. Replaced with new struts. Engine Oil change. General winterized ready for cold weather. December ready to install remote starter on manual transmission. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Nova Scotia, Canada
May 2011 - May 2012
Jun 2011

53320 mi

C $250
Out of Alignment due to potholes/hitting curbs. Caused one tire to wear on outer edge. Had alignment done, strut tower bearing replaced, and wheels rotated  
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2012
May 2011

88000 mi
Power steering pump failure; covered under recall campaign. Had to order parts 
Mar 2012

102000 mi

US $100
replaced motor mount 
Dec 2012

115000 mi

US $200
replaced motor mounts 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Dec 2013

57040 mi

C $2300
stop and go operation over a long bridge @ 24000 kms. Clutch slippage @ 91000 kms. Replace Clutch @ 91763 kms. rear trailing arm bushings replacement required 91763 km. Front Lower control arm bushings reported by dealer as needing replacement. To be done later. 
Jan 2014

61920 mi

C $118
Replaced original battery as the original would no longer hold a full charge.Vehicle was left for 8 days and battery went dead ( < 7.3 V) 
Feb 2015

63240 mi

C $1240
Replace front lower control arms $316 
May 2015

65100 mi

C $441
replaced MacPherson struts (Front) cw wheel alignment 
Dec 2015

68820 mi

C $380
Replaced front and rear sway bar bushings again 
Jul 2016

72635 mi

C $495
thermostat replacement 
Mar 2018

83080 mi

C $190
replaced rear engine mount 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2009 - Aug 2012
Sep 2011

89900 mi

C $400
Replaced clutch 
Dec 2011

97960 mi

C $257
Thermostat replaced, stuck open. Engine operated at normal temperature but took awhile to get to that temperature in freezing weather. 
Feb 2012

100460 mi

C $91
Replaced rear shocks. Super easy job. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Great Britain
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Mazda Mazda5 in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2013
Jan 2012

96000 mi

US $250
Coolant sensor went out Thermostat went out (within 30 days of replacing sensor and coolant flush). 
Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2017
Jun 2009

20000 mi
The "check engine" light came on and the 'vacuum check valve' was replaced. 
Oct 2009

24000 mi
The "check engine" light came on and the purge valve was replaced. 
May 2010

27000 mi

US $48
Headlight would only work intermittently due to poor electrical contact at bulb. Needed new bulb socket, but dealer would not honor warranty because an "aftermarket" bulb had been used. (Bulb was same wattage as OEM) 
Dec 2013

61000 mi

US $165
New bushings were needed to eliminate loud knocking noises. 
Mar 2014

66000 mi

US $200
Rear shock replacement 
Nov 2014

74400 mi

US $500
Alternator replaced & serpentine belt replaced 
Jun 2015

80000 mi
Left front control arm replaced Thermostat replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
- Jan 2010
Jan 2008

12400 mi
replaced rear struts 
Jan 2010

39060 mi

C $700
replaced all bushings, front, rear and rear suspension 
Mazda Mazda5 in South Africa
- Jan 2010
Jan 2010

23560 mi
Tires keep on bursting, Airconditioner not working, window rear can not open. Cuts out while driving.. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2011
Feb 2011

50000 mi
Reported long-standing cold weather front suspension noise. TSB on the problem from Mazda, but when told the sway bar bushing repair would be at least $110, I figured I'd live with the noises until warmer weather... 
Oct 2011

58000 mi

US $80
Suspension noise from front stabilizer bar bushings. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Oregon, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
Feb 2007 - Jul 2012
Jul 2007

4414 mi

US $25
Re-torque cowling under hood. LOF Popping noise over bumps in front end: Retorqued mounting bolts for cowl panel (Under hood) 
Dec 2008

19000 mi
TSB for bushing squeaking, crunching and clunking. All bushings were replaced and greased in accordance with TSB, but squeaking/crunching happened again about a week after. Problem is associated with extreme cold weather. 
Feb 2010

33300 mi
Rear suspension bushings crunching/squeaking Per TS Bulletin No: 02-001/08, Had to have rear stabilizer bushings replaced even though my car VIN did not fall within the supposed affected vehicle list. 
Mazda Mazda5 in South Carolina, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2014
May 2010

54000 mi

US $150
sway bar end links and center bushings needed to be replaced due to a "knocking" sound 
Oct 2011

78000 mi
check engine light came on. it was a p219 code for throttle body sensor or something. I cleaned throttle body and it seemed to fix the problem. 
Feb 2012

83000 mi

US $100
6 disc changer stopped working. Got one from a salvage yard and replaced it myself. 
Mar 2012

84000 mi

US $20
Had to change the three LED bulbs that light up the HVAC controls when the headlights are on. 
Jan 2013

95000 mi

US $100
replaced thermostat and added new coolant 
Feb 2013

95800 mi

US $100
replaced throttle body  
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
Apr 2010

28200 mi

C $50
Engine warning light on. Diagnostic code said it was due to a loose gas cap. 
Jan 2012

29480 mi

C $65
Broken metal rod that moves seat belt latch out of the way when 2nd row seat bottom is folded in and out. 
Mar 2012

40300 mi

C $250
Seized slider on rear wheel brake. Caused wheel / rim to heat up. 
Sep 2012

42160 mi

C $100
Knocking sound, replaced bushing 
May 2013

48220 mi

C $100
Underbody metal heat sheilds rusted, rattling. Replaced. 
Jun 2014

57040 mi

C $1200
Worn shocks and struts. 
Dec 2014

62620 mi

C $1700
Clutch failed. Entire clutch assembly / cylinders replaced. No slippage or issues before total failure, unlikely to have been normal "wear". 
Feb 2015

63860 mi
Clutch failure. Incorrect part was installed during previous clutch replacement. Replaced. Car would not start. Corroded control computer, corrosion in secondary engine harness connection. 
Mar 2015

64480 mi
Leaking transmission fluid, likely due to improper previous clutch repair. Seal replaced. 
Jun 2015

66340 mi

C $1200
Air conditioner failure. Replaced. 
Oct 2015

70440 mi

C $500
Hole in exhaust system at weld point due to corrosion. Muffler and exhaust pipe replaced. 
Sep 2016

84320 mi

C $1100
Worn front stabilizer links replaced, $300. Rear control arms replaced with adjustable arms to fix steering pull to right, $800. 
Feb 2017

86800 mi

C $700
Leaking clutch master cylinder, clutch pedal not engaging properly. 
Feb 2018

95480 mi

C $100
Brakes soft, but still functioning, for several weeks, became normal again just before repair trip. Cost was for diagnosis that was unable to identify a cause. 
Mar 2018

96100 mi

C $100
Sliding door soft-close motor bangs/jumps when temperatures go below freezing, occasionally causing sliding door to latch improperly. The Mazda dealer could not identify a cause. The only "solution" offered was an expensive door motor replacement with no guarantee it would fix the problem and they suggested I try a body shop instead. Since the problem goes away above freezing and spring has come it is no longer possible to reproduce the problem for anyone else. I will have to wait until the return of below freezing temperatures in the fall when the problem will return, as it did last year. 
Jun 2018

98580 mi

C $100
Brake light switch failed (no brake lights when brakes applied). Replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2009 - Mar 2012
May 2010

19840 mi
Low RPM stumble in 1st and 2nd gear. Happened below 1200 rpm. Dealer reflashed computer. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

Mazda Mazda5 in Indiana, United States
Nov 2008 - Jul 2017
Oct 2011

85000 mi

US $300
replaced OEM struts with Monroe equivalents 
Apr 2012

87000 mi
Check engine light code indicated an error with ECM. Replaced factory-spec plugs. Still waiting to see if that fixed it or if the ECM is truly shot. Will be $800 repair if so. 
Jun 2015

129000 mi

US $500
stabilizer bar links were replaced for 3rd time since owning vehicle broken rear upper shock mount was replaced for second time reverse lights were operating as tail/brake lights 
May 2017

155000 mi

US $300
rear sway bar links, overload springs, sway bar lateral arms replaced due to wear; many of these were the second set of replacement parts 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Jul 2008 - Apr 2011
Jan 2010

US $160
both low-beam headlamps blew out at same time. Shop ran diagnostics but could find no reason for the problem. Replaced both headlamps rear wiper arm became loose (again) and was retightened 
Mazda Mazda5 in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2014 - Feb 2015
Jul 2014

77500 mi

US $150
EVP - Vacuum switch replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2007 - Mar 2018
Jan 2008

620 mi
Suspension noises in cold days. Dealer replaced suspension bushings. 
Dec 2008

4960 mi

C $70
Replaced rear suspension bushing with newer ones. 
Jun 2011

21700 mi

C $145
Replace front axle bushings. 
Jul 2014

45440 mi

C $1500
Both front struts were leaking. One of rear shock brackets was broken. Replace front struts, sway bars and rear shocks. 
Apr 2015

51960 mi

C $50
Low beam blub burned out. 
Nov 2015

57520 mi

C $380
Power steering lines leaking. Replace and flush steering fluid. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

36000 mi

US $150
Brake on/off switch broke preventing car moving out of Park 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Aug 2009 - Jul 2017
Dec 2009

34000 mi
Defective front stabilizer bar bushing repaired under warranty. 
May 2012

73300 mi

US $60
Headlights on the Mazda 5 are too difficult for me to change and I have to take the vehicle to the dealer. The lights seem to only last about 18 months before requiring replacement. 
Nov 2013

92000 mi

US $600
Noise from front end when driving over bumps. Replaced worn front struts. 
Mar 2014

97000 mi
Replaced rear shocks. Normal wear item.  Replaced left low beam headlamp. 
Dec 2015

109000 mi

US $750
Related CV joints, axle and lower control arms 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
Feb 2015

45880 mi

C $100
need new thermostat 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - May 2011
Apr 2007

7440 mi
The "pin" that holds the all-weather mat in place was loose. The screw was lost some time during the winter. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2011 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

39000 mi
Rear shocks/struts made a lot of noise over bumps when sold. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Dec 2011

80000 mi

US $667
Replaced original struts, one of which was leaking. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Missouri, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2018
Apr 2010

48000 mi

US $600
Replaced blown front strut with Koni FSD kit which includes all struts and shocks. Pleased with results. 
May 2012

71800 mi

US $35
Clunking noise in steering when going over bumps. Drivers side replaced. Noise is better, but still audible. 
Jun 2013

91000 mi

US $10
Swaybar Bushings 
May 2017

150000 mi

US $50
Thermostat and coolant change. Car was running too cool. Thermostat stuck open. 
Apr 2018

158000 mi

US $100
Right rear wheel bearing was making a roaring sound. Bearing was rough. First original bearing to fail. 
Jun 2018

161000 mi

US $80
Rear shocks and upper mounts. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2015
May 2008

8000 mi
Intermittent engine stumble due to PCM detecting engine noise as throttle input. TSB: http://www.mstore2000.com/PDF_Files/01-008-08-1914.pdf 
Apr 2011

27000 mi

US $500
failure of sliding door lock cylinder required replacement last week 
Dec 2011

32000 mi
shock absorbers worn and replaced 
Jan 2013

33800 mi

US $2000
Exhaust rusted and required replacement 
Aug 2013

45000 mi

US $200
tie rod got stuck probably due to hitting a curb 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2014
Mar 2012

82000 mi

US $400
Sway bars were worn and loose - needed to be replaced. 
Mar 2014

99000 mi

US $1200
Loose ball joints needed to be replaced 
May 2014

99900 mi

US $500
Replaced rear suspension components to fix rattling and uneven wear on tires. 
Dec 2014

106000 mi

US $250
Temperature sensor was faulty, leading to check engine light related to emissions. New sensor fitted. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2013 - Dec 2015
Nov 2015

66960 mi

C $350
Replaced lower front control arms. Changed oil. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Maryland, United States
Jul 2011 - Dec 2012
Mar 2012

94000 mi

US $2200
Tie Rods and Sway Bars 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2013
Jan 2009

10000 mi
Bushings were replaced. 
Jul 2013

62000 mi

US $700
carbon deposits in throttle body 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2010 - Sep 2018
Sep 2010

55800 mi

C $600
Struts and shocks blown. Front and rear sway bar bushings worn. Front end links badly worn. Replaced shocks and struts with aftermarket parts (Monroe & KYB) as recommended by many people and forums - OE parts will just fail again. 
Dec 2010

62000 mi

C $200
During a very cold night / day... thermostat stuck and needed to be replaced. 
Dec 2012

70060 mi

C $600
Power Steering control module failed. Required entire power steering pump replacement for a total of $1200, found a used pump from a wrecker which lowered the cost of the job to about $600. 
Aug 2015

104160 mi

C $500
Replace sway bar bushings. On the front end a bolt broke and needed extra work to fix. 
Sep 2015

105400 mi

C $1200
Ball joints on both the left and right badly worn, needed replacement, $500. Tie-rod end worn, needed replacement, $700. 
Oct 2016

117280 mi

C $700
Multiple exhaust leaks - intermediate pipe and muffler were leaking due to rust 
Sep 2018

130200 mi
Radiator and thermostat failed - replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2017
Dec 2010

47000 mi

US $1000
Replaced shocks and bushings 
Mar 2012

58000 mi
6 CD Player got stuck 
Jul 2012

61000 mi

US $1600
Right engine support fixed (leaked) 
Nov 2013

69900 mi

US $1500
Engine light Airbag light 
Nov 2015

84000 mi

US $600
Faulty fuel pump sensor 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
Feb 2016

129400 mi

US $460
the rear shock mount broke (due to rust) so they were replaced along with the shocks. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
May 2011 - Jan 2014
Nov 2013

78300 mi

US $300
Car would not allow me to take it out of park. There was a fuse associated with brakes that caused this. 
Jan 2014

79000 mi

US $320
Seems the car was running to cold and needed a thermostat replacement 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

34000 mi
CEL was on with occasional stalling problem after starting car. They fixed a vacuum leak and turned off the CEL. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

145000 mi

US $200
Clock Spring needed replacing for the Air Bag 
May 2018

152000 mi

US $600
Rear control arms bushing wore out, also both rear coils were broke. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2012 - Feb 2015
Apr 2013

68000 mi

US $100
Check engine light was on, it was coolant thermostat issue, fixed under my extended warranty with 100 deduction 
Feb 2015

75000 mi

US $770
Changed all four struts 
Mazda Mazda5 in Florida, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

41000 mi
Front sway bar bushing worn and making noise. Replaced sway bar bushing and noise is gone. Sway bar bushing replaced during trip 2. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Jun 2007 - Apr 2017
Mar 2012

68000 mi

US $70
Thermostat went out. 
Feb 2013

83200 mi

US $300
Had to replace both front struts and rear shocks. Three of them were very weak. Also replaced the front and rear sway bar bushings due to noise over bumps. The bushings were all cracked and very soft. 
Aug 2014

106000 mi

US $700
Alternator stopped working. 
Nov 2014

107700 mi

US $35
Engine mount needs replacement. 
Sep 2015

118000 mi
Received a check engine light that stated I had an issue with the MAF sensor. Cleaned it and no more check engine light. 
Feb 2016

119900 mi

US $10
Oil cooler gaskets were leaking and replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2008 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

29000 mi
Used car purchased in June. A few days after purchased the driver noticed that flap beneath the gas cap was bent upward. The part was ordered on the first trip and replaced on a second trip. The third seat belt retainer clips where replaced, as one was broken, and the other was showing signs of strain. Fuel filler pipe replaced. Seat belt retainer clips replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

75000 mi

US $120
Excessive movement in rear end. replaced rear shocks and mounts. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
May 2017 - Jun 2017
Apr 2017

92000 mi

US $80
became an econo box real quick .... 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
May 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

89900 mi
Worn out bearing, right front. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ohio, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

107000 mi
Serpentine belt 
Mazda Mazda5 in Hawaii, United States
Nov 2007 - Dec 2009
Mar 2008

11000 mi
Pulling right. Rear tires have too much camber. Engine cuts off momentarily when cold. 
Jul 2009

32200 mi

US $70
Replaced right rear shock. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

143000 mi

US $700
Radiator and thermostat housing replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Alaska, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

99000 mi

US $2348
Replaced alternator and battery. Replaced both front lower control arms, both rear shocks. 
Jan 2017

104000 mi

US $700
All wheel bushings replac 
Sep 2017

145000 mi
Ran into a small rock on road in May. Engine replaced (covered by insurance - only paid deductible). Timing chain broke in September, damaging some cylinders. Engine replaced again - warranty coverage this time. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2016 - Mar 2017
Jan 2017

94699 mi

C $866
replace oil cooler engine mount 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Hampshire, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2017
Apr 2016

121700 mi

US $110
Replaced right and left strut assemblies with complete strut/spring assemblies replaced right inner and outer tie rod 
Dec 2016

131000 mi

US $20
Thermostat needed to be replaced 
Apr 2017

135000 mi

US $150
replaced exhaust pipe between resonator and muffler (stock resonator and muffler were still in great shape, but pipe had rotted 
Jul 2017

138000 mi

US $35
AC Coil stopped working. replaced Coil, Pulley with bearing and Clutch plate. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2012 - May 2014
Mar 2012

44020 mi

C $85
Replaced one strut on hatch. Would no longer hold hatch open. Only available from Mazda. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Florida, United States
Jan 2007 - Dec 2010
Nov 2009

33000 mi

US $53
Right regular headlight went out. A real bear to change yourself. I don't have the bulb seated in the gasket correctly, will need to have the mechanic do it. But it is working! 
Mazda Mazda5 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2006 - Jun 2014
Dec 2007

14000 mi
Noise from back suspension when 3rd row is used or vehicle is loaded Creaking noise from windshield/dashboard when outside temperature is cold. Fabric separating from door panel. 
May 2009

36000 mi

US $40
clicking noise at slow speeds from under vec over uneven pavement material on inside door panels of both front doors is coming loose 
Jun 2014

117000 mi

US $80
Front Motor Mount 
Mazda Mazda5 in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

88000 mi

US $1300
Brake pads and rotors had to be replaced. Control arms and bushings also had to be replaced/repaired. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Apr 2010
Dec 2009

38000 mi
Popping and knocking noises coming from rear suspension in cold weather while driving over uneven road surfaces. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jan 2017
Apr 2013

62920 mi

C $1300
Original stainless steel factory muffler "full of holes like swiss cheese" according to mechanic. 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in South Africa
Mar 2011 - Dec 2012
Dec 2011

68200 mi
Only front seat passengers can barely feel the air conditioning. One of the windows does not work. 
Sep 2012

77500 mi

R 1600
Airbags light remains on, it never goes off. Front passenger seat belt light flashes when no one is sitting on the seat 

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2007 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

70680 mi

C $900
Several trips to shop for noise in wheels. Determined it was tires. Working on fourth set so decided to find a solution. Found an aftermarket part that allows the camber on rear wheels to be adjusted, as original wasn't. 

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2006 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

157-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Dec 2014
Nov 2010

81220 mi
knocking/clunking sound changing gears 1-2nd only 
Apr 2011

88660 mi

C $2000
Loose or worn torsion bar 
Dec 2014 Exhaust and brakes needed replacing. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

19000 mi
15k maintenance + engine stumble while light acceleration (reflashed PCM) 
Sep 2009

26000 mi
actuators for right and left sliding rear doors would not fully open doors when key was pressed. They were replaced under warranty. There was a TSB for the problem. 
Jul 2015

59000 mi
front and rear shocks 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2007 - Jul 2016
Mar 2007

4000 mi
A cold-weather clunking sound arose from the front suspension, which turned out to be covered under a TSB. The parts were ordered and replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2009

28000 mi
Leaking rear shocks. 
Dec 2010

37000 mi

US $50
door locks not unlocking automatically. Owner replaced power lock actuator successfully. 
Dec 2012

60000 mi

US $200
Engine mount said to have failed (liquid filled) during 60k inspection - replacement ordered and received independently, but have not yet installed. 
Jan 2013

77000 mi

US $500
Passenger-side motor mount (liquid-filled OEM) had failed as noted at dealer. Purchased solid rubber replacement and had installed at a non-dealer mechanic.  Also installed rear-camber adjustment tie-rods to resolve tire wear issue 
Dec 2014

80000 mi

US $500
Noisy front-end going over rough roads and noted weakened damping capabilities. Replaced front strut/shock assemblies when installing winter wheels/tires 
Mar 2016

94000 mi

US $30
Thermostat was sticking open, creating an occasional CEL when coming off-load, as in an off-ramp with high airflow. I replaced the thermostat without issue, but spent far too long just getting the belly-pan off for proper access. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2011 - Oct 2014
Oct 2012

67000 mi

US $100
replaced both sliding doors' actuators. 
Dec 2012

67000 mi

US $25
replaced a sway bar link. fixed annoying rear end noise 
Sep 2013

70000 mi

US $800
have got P0126 code after 3hrs of driving. Replaced a coolant temp. sensor, reset a computer. Seems to work fine now Car was making a lot of noise when driving over bumps.Strut mount(front) was broken. Replaced both strut mounts (left and right) and struts. Seems to be working fine now. 
Feb 2014

70000 mi

US $30
replaced sway links . tried to fix dreaded "knocking" sound from the front. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

1000 mi
Engine stumble at low speed- reflashed pcm 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2007 - Sep 2012
Mar 2008

52080 mi
Shock absorber leaking fluid - replaced. 
Aug 2008

60760 mi
Passenger side slider doesn't unlock properly - attempted fix worked for a time and now is broken again. 
Sep 2008

62620 mi

C $200
Engine mount leaking fluid. 
Mar 2010

93620 mi

C $750
All four shock absorbers had to be replaced - even the one replaced under warranty 
Jan 2011

95100 mi

C $200
Front struts clunking badly 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2013
Dec 2012

94000 mi

US $1500
replace blown shock, all 4 replaced 
Jan 2013

95000 mi

US $350
drivers side rear shock bracket broken, replaced. 
Jul 2013

98000 mi

US $500
muffler and connecting pipes 
Sep 2013

98000 mi

US $700
replaced all four tie rods. Left rear spring could be broken as well. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2009 - Dec 2017
Oct 2010

73000 mi

US $200
Rear wheels out of alignment, tires worn on inside. The upper control arms were replaced with adjustable arms and a rear alignment was done. 
Jan 2013

115000 mi

US $34
bad thermostat 
Mar 2016

146000 mi

US $400
Both front ball joints were bad. Replaced struts and lower control arms on both sides. Did front brakes also. 
Jul 2016

149500 mi

US $12
Replaced right front motor mount 
Dec 2017

167000 mi

US $20
Thermostat housing leaking. Replaced gasket 
Mazda Mazda5 in Utah, United States
Dec 2009 - Dec 2012
Mar 2012

53000 mi

US $427
AC compressor seized - replaced compressor. Front struts leaking - replaced both. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Colorado, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2010
Feb 2010

57000 mi

US $400
Thumping from front end. One rear shock, one front shock blown. Brother replaced rear and front shocks and struts for me, along with all of the bushings to eliminate a squeak. 
Aug 2010

62000 mi

US $1100
Air conditioner compressor and clutch bad and replaced 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Jan 2007 - Jun 2018
Jun 2008

22000 mi
Replace suspension bushings for creaking going over bumps. 
Sep 2008

24000 mi
Clunking noise from front suspension. Ordered parts to replace front sway bar bushings per TSB 02-001/08. Also upper rear spring perch coming out. Replaced front sway bar bushings and grinded upper spring perch per tsb 02-001/08 
Dec 2009

38000 mi
Creaking, squeaking noise from suspension, particularly bad over bumps, but sometimes even just driving straight, particularly with people in back. Partially repaired by changing suspension bushings. (Ordered new shocks for full repair.) Replaced shocks (I think just rear shocks), which seems to have fixed the problem. 
Mar 2010

39000 mi
Clunking, rattling noise from front left suspension Front shock installed incorrectly: repaired 
Aug 2012

56100 mi

US $600
Rattling noise in front suspension. Replaced sway bar bushings (front & rear), front end links, and rear shocks. Rear shock mount was partially damaged before, and broke worse once car was on a lift, necessitating replacement. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Oct 2006 - Jun 2011
Jan 2007

16740 mi
Driver seat was change 
Mar 2008

26846 mi

C $190
Motor suddenly stopped for a half second. Oil change, wheel alignement, replace purge seleoide 
May 2008

28520 mi
Moteur semble couper 1 seconde en acceleration lors du démarage 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Nov 2008 - Dec 2015
Jan 2013

60700 mi

US $30
Headlight bulb required replacing. Problem was with retaining clip which was bent on removal and no longer holds bulb fast. 
Jun 2014

87000 mi

US $1100
Rear shock absorber replacement. 
Aug 2015

108000 mi

US $18
Sway bar bushings replaced front and back. Work performed by owner. Noticeably reduced suspension noise. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Dec 2013
Jun 2009

51460 mi

C $100
Drivers side Strut was replaced under extended warranty. 
Nov 2013

99900 mi

C $140
Exhaust repair 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

113200 mi

US $400
Ball Joints, Tie Rod Ends, Front Struts & Strut Mounts 
Mar 2016

116000 mi

US $50
Replaced worn out AC clutch - friction material in original had degraded 
May 2016

118000 mi

US $180
Rear spring coil broke, necessitating replacement of both rear springs. Replaced rear sway bar links at the same time 
Jun 2017

129000 mi

US $200
Replaced front rotors, all brake pads 
Mar 2018

135000 mi

US $160
Knocking from front suspension was loose sway bar bushings and worn front ball joints 
Mazda Mazda5 in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2006 - Mar 2010
Nov 2006

4340 mi
Very squeaky suspension in cold weather. Bushings at every wheel replaced. 
Mar 2007

6820 mi
squeaking suspension front and rear Squeaky suspension in cold weather (below 0 C). Lower suspension arms in front and rear stabilizer bushings replaced. Problem still exists. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Oct 2015 - Jan 2017
Nov 2015

108000 mi
Broken thermostat. 
Mar 2016

113000 mi

US $400
Shock mount rusted off. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

132000 mi

US $150
Replaced muffler 
Mazda Mazda5 in Idaho, United States
Oct 2006 - Nov 2010
Oct 2007

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. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Arizona, United States
Feb 2009 - Dec 2017
Mar 2009

28000 mi
Bought car used - came with broken window switches in both rear doors. Replaced under warranty. Both door actuators had failed. TSB issued, and was discovered through owner-initiated research. Replaced under warranty. Rear suspension knocking over bumps. Owner-initiated research revealed a TSB. Repaired under warranty. 
Jun 2009

30000 mi
A/C not sufficiently cold, told w/i parameters 
Dec 2009

34000 mi
Tailgate visor on '06-'07 models tends to crack above hinges. Mazda offers free replacement of entire tailgate as part of warranty. Tailgate comes unpainted w/o glass, so paint shop needs vehicle to match paint before install. 
Apr 2010

36000 mi
Electric PS pump failing. Began loud constant whine in February, dealer ordered parts end of March. Replaced in April. 
Sep 2011

48000 mi

US $84
OE shocks/struts are POS. Replaced failed LR shock & failing RR shock in driveway. Also oil change at same time. 
Oct 2011

49000 mi

US $442
Replaced front struts, performed alignment. 
Dec 2012

58000 mi

US $50
2006 Mazda5 has legendary bad sway bushings. Front bushings been bad since 40,000 mi: evidenced by loud knocks when going over uneven surfaces. Neglect wore out end links. Replaced end links and sway bar bushings with aftermarket. All good. 
Mar 2013

60000 mi

US $30
Got CEL, diagnostic at the dealer said bad thermostat. Cheapest OEM Tstat $50+shipping, chose aftermarket part for $30. Part removal requires access to top and bottom of engine compartment, scrapes your forearms. 
Nov 2013

65000 mi

US $60
What is referred to as the #3 motor mount is located on the right side of the engine, by the belts. it is a common wear item, and lasts about 50,000 miles. It takes a jack & a couple of ratchets to change. 
Jan 2014

79500 mi

US $35
The heat shield between the firewall and exhaust is a very poor design of tin foil on fire-resistant fiber. Removed heat shield and used exhaust-wrap to wrap the exhaust from the O2 sensor to the all-metal heat shield below the body. 
Jun 2015

77000 mi

US $60
Replaced 2nd motor mount in under 20K miles. This would have been $300+ at the dealer. Required removal of all plastic parts, battery, ECU, air cleaner, and raising transmission. It was in 3 pieces. 
Jul 2015

77500 mi

US $300
Replaced 3rd & final mount in less than 77K mi. Mount broke from an engine stumble from OE software defect that dealer refused to cover. There was a hidden TSB for a PCM software fault that causes severe engine stumble at low rpms. This was severe enough to break a motor mount. Dealer and Mazda N. America refused to cover software download. 
Sep 2016

87000 mi

US $200
Rubber bushings on both front control arms disintegrated. Replaced with new control arms. 
Jul 2017

97000 mi
Thermostat housing began leaking from previous replacement in 2011 
Sep 2017

101000 mi
Broken LF end link. Was a replacement from 2013, and under warranty 
Mazda Mazda5 in Arkansas, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

50500 mi

US $200
replaced motor mount 
Dec 2010

56000 mi

US $600
replaced front struts due to right front strut leaking 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2006 - Jan 2009
Feb 2007

12000 mi
Sway bar and control arm bushings are defective and have been redesigned according to TSB. Bushings make loud creaking noises, especially during cold weather. Drivetrain makes a buzzing sound while decelerating in gear, usually between 2500-3500 RPM. Dealer inspected all heat shields and areas around engine and transmission and found nothing wrong, but admits that buzzing does exist. 
Apr 2007

15000 mi
Swaybar bushings replaced Drivetrain makes a buzzing sound while decelerating in gear, usually between 2500-3500 RPM. Dealer inspected all heat shields and areas around engine and transmission and found nothing wrong, but admits that buzzing does exist. Key fob remotes work intermittently. Asked for repair or replacement per Mazda TSB. Complaint was ignored by dealer and no repair was attempted. 
Apr 2008

21000 mi
Suspension rattles, knocks, and squeaks. Repaired according to TSB 02-001/008. Replaced F&R control arms, F&R end links, spring seat and front spring. Power door lock on rear passenger door stopped working - lock assembly & actuator replaced. Door lock remotes work intermittently. Reflashed PCM to newest program to increase fuel efficiency. When vehicle is at idle, turning the steering wheel causes a noticeable dimming of headlights and slowing of HVAC blower, appearing to indicate insufficient alternator output. Dealer claimed this operation was normal. 
May 2008

24000 mi
Rattles and pops from suspension over uneven surfaces, audible at speeds under 10 mph. 
Nov 2008

28000 mi
Same suspension noises as previous; this time the upper shock mounts were replaced. Noises are now different, but still present.  Power door lock on rear drivers door will not unlock after several presses of the remote button, especially when cold. Dealer could not replicate.  Loud clicking/tapping sound from front wheel area during right turns.  
Dec 2008

28000 mi
Popping and rattle sounds over bumps. New upper shock mount bolts ordered.  Upper shock mounts, bolts, and spacers replaced. Noises cleared.  
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2006 - Mar 2010
Aug 2006

4000 mi
Bad liftgate strut 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Sep 2011
Sep 2009

41000 mi
Mazda navigation is out-of-sync. Periodically provides incorrect routes and plots vehicle several miles from actual location. Dealer could not replicate but I have photographed and videotaped problem and just need to find time to reschedule. Annoyed. 
Mar 2010

51000 mi
Rear wiper dropped out of alignment. Took to dealer and they readjusted on the spot. Also replaced defective ship knob. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2007 - Aug 2010
Jan 2009

39060 mi
Squeaky front suspension when temperatures below freezing (bushings replaced). 
Mar 2009

42160 mi
Squeaky suspension bushings, front and back. 
May 2009

43400 mi
Noisy rear shocks replaced 
Sep 2009

49600 mi
Engine mount replaced 

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2006 Mazda Mazda5 4dr Minivan

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

Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2007 - Jul 2018
Dec 2008

23000 mi
Seat rail broke - you couldn't recline the front seat. 
Oct 2009

31000 mi
Issue with door locking/unlocking - remotes not working 
Sep 2011

44000 mi

US $85
A seat belt restraint broke 
Mar 2014

60000 mi

US $300
new struts and shocks 
Nov 2015

78700 mi

US $300
thermostat, sensor 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2007 - May 2019
Jan 2008

13020 mi
Creaking front/rear suspension drivivg over speed bumps. Front and rear swaybar links replaced to repair creaking suspension over speed bumps. Machined front rotors to repair brake pulsation. 
Apr 2008

14880 mi
Engine oil pan leaking. 
Mar 2009

20460 mi
a/c belt squeel. 
Sep 2013

49600 mi

C $130
RR shock leaking. Replaced both RR and LR 
Jul 2016

63340 mi

C $325
Right front strut leaking. Replaced both struts. 
May 2017

65100 mi

C $100
Recharged ac unit refrigerant. 
Jun 2017

66340 mi

C $50
Coolant leaking. Loose hose. Couldn't find source of refrigerant leak. Recharged again. 
Mar 2018

71300 mi

C $200
Brake pulsation [rotors] 
Mar 2019

77500 mi
Both rear wheel wells showing rust. LR very bad bubbling. Not worth it to fix. Involves relplacing the panel. Stupid 1st yr model. 
Apr 2019

77500 mi

C $70
Leaking LR shock. Replaced. 
May 2019

78740 mi

C $80
RR shock mount broke. Replaced it and with new shock also. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
Dec 2011

43400 mi

C $6986
Engine died.The cam-rod bearing went. I previously had it at a dealer and they did a 2 hour engine service, found nothing. The noise got progressively worse so took it back to another dealer and they told me your engine is going to die. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Utah, United States
Dec 2011 - May 2016
Jul 2014

117000 mi

US $500
They said the rubber was old and cracking, and on one side (issue on both front sides of axle) had nearly fallen off entirely. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2013
Jan 2011

71000 mi

US $1300
rear shocks not working; replaced all 4 shocks 
Mazda Mazda5 in Manitoba, Canada
Nov 2007 - Jul 2010
Mar 2007

9432 mi
replace front control arms 
Jan 2008

20162 mi
replaced rear sway bar bushings 
Jul 2008

26150 mi
L/R shock replaced 
Aug 2008

27999 mi
replaced both rear sway end links 
Sep 2008

29030 mi

C $413
replace both front brake rotors and brake pads: replace left front strut and link assembly 
Mar 2009

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. 
Apr 2009

35340 mi
Loud squeaking noise from windshield in cold weather. Driver's side sliding door assembly installed incorrectly at previous visit. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Missouri, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2010

44200 mi
Rear suspension was "bottoming out". 
Sep 2010

45000 mi
Passenger sliding door would not - unlock ( at times ). 
Feb 2011

49700 mi

US $150
Passenger side sliding door would not lock. 
Mar 2011

52000 mi

US $150
Sliding doors would not lock / unlock. Replaced both sliding door actuators. 
Mar 2012

60000 mi

US $300
Replaced one engine mount which was leaking fluid. 
Feb 2016

83600 mi

US $508
Engine oil leak. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Michigan, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2014
Jan 2014

188000 mi

US $1057
Sway bar bushings replaced. All struts and shocks replaced. Broken rear shock mount. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Hawaii, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
Jul 2009

62000 mi

US $70
Replaced right rear shock. 
Aug 2009

74000 mi
Right rear shock blown. Replaced with KYB unit. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2010 - Mar 2014
Jun 2010

70000 mi

US $820
Replaced struts front and rear. Replaced front passenger engine mount. 
May 2011

87000 mi

US $1200
AC was not cooling, compressor had failed. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ohio, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2014
Oct 2012

59500 mi

US $75
Check engine light went on. Computer said we needed a new thermostat. 
Dec 2012

62000 mi

US $300
Control arm had to be replaced. The symptom was a loud clunking sound when a made left turns. There is still a clunking sound that comes from the right side of the car when I go over bumps. I'm taking it in this weekend to get that fixed. 
Oct 2013

65000 mi

US $230
The alternator stopped working. Had to replace. Ended up trading the car in on a lease. It was a lemon. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Puerto Rico
Apr 2013 - Sep 2014
Jan 2014

155800 mi
Radiator plastic tank cracked and was replaced along with the hoses, cap and coolant. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
Oct 2006 - Sep 2010
Dec 2006

20000 mi
ignition switch sometimes doesn't recogize that the key has been removed so it chimes at you. Replaced ignition switch 
Aug 2007

30000 mi
drivers window wouldn't roll down. They were unable to duplicate since it rolled down fine and they said they didn't do anything. passenger door lock doesn't always unlock. Shop couldn't duplicate so no fix was made. 
Dec 2007

38000 mi
actuator for the passenger side slider wasn't unlocking the door. 
Apr 2008

46000 mi
Flashed computer for a stumble at idle problem when cold. 
Sep 2008

48000 mi
Driver's door had wind noise. New weather stripping installed by dealer. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
Oct 2006 - Jun 2018
Mar 2008

6000 mi
Reflash 
Sep 2009

28000 mi
front stabilizer bushings 
Aug 2011

34000 mi

US $391
Replace rear shocks 
May 2013

40000 mi

US $100
motor mount 
May 2014

47000 mi

US $200
rear shock 
Jun 2014

47000 mi

US $135
a/c check and recharge 
Jun 2015

55000 mi

US $691
front struts 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2007 - Feb 2010
Jan 2007

24800 mi
warranty replace front bushings on suspension 
Oct 2009

52700 mi

C $400
Replace bad ignition coil and sparkplug. Replace bad ignition coil and sparkplug. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

72800 mi

US $60
Replaced rear shocks that were installed only 6 months prior. 
Jan 2016

86000 mi

US $50
One top rear shock mount broke. Replaced both. 
Jul 2017

119000 mi

US $140
front brakes 
Dec 2017

131000 mi

US $120
Rear brakes 
Feb 2018

141000 mi

US $20
Replaced original thermostat which had gone bad. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Aug 2006 - Jun 2018
Nov 2006

1113 mi
Everything else, repair 
Mar 2007

4876 mi
BATTERY DEAD. CAUSED BY INTERNAL SHORT. REPLACED BATTERY NO CHARGE 
Jun 2007

6611 mi
ROTATE TIRES 
Oct 2007

10794 mi

US $10
Electrical, other than above, repair NO START LEAKING BATTERY REPLACED..BROKEN BATTERY TRAY CRACKED PARTS ORDERED 
Nov 2007

10862 mi
REPLACE BATTERY TRAY 
Apr 2008

15333 mi
BATTERY DRAIN FROM DVD IN SLEEP MODE...DISCONNECT AND HELD FOR 4 DAYS PER FACTORY REP. REFERRED BY DISTRICT REP TINA SILVERMAN...T/OK 
Jun 2008

16022 mi
REWIRE SENSOR IN DVD PLAYER. PREVENT BATTERY DRAIN WHEN IN SLEEP MODE.  
Dec 2009

25492 mi
FRONT STABILIZER BUSHINGS...REPLACED UNDER WARRANTY 
Dec 2012

40000 mi

US $438
CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON CAUSE:DTC P2407 CODE, TEST LDP FAILED. REPLACED LEK DETECTION PUMP REST PCM CLEAT CODES. T/OK PARTS $182.88 LABOR $220.00 TAX $35.25 TOTAL $438.13 
Jan 2018

53200 mi
christmas night driving home from upstate ny 10 below zero, engine lamp illuminated steady, manual said if not flashing ok to drive . got home, next day plugged in code reader. P1026 code. coolant temp too low. assumed thermostat or sensor stuck open.car would crank but not start. waited till ambient temp reached 40 degrees, about a week. car started right up no engine lamp no code. mabye frozen gas line ?. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2012 - Mar 2012
Feb 2012

146320 mi

C $100
Air Conditioner stopped working. Informed that replacement required. Chose not to proceed due to excessive cost. A while back: Complete engine failure, required replacement at 117,000 km. Mazda refused any action. 
Mar 2012

146320 mi
Transmission requires replacement. Opted to replace vehicle due to multiple problems with vehicle. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2007 - Sep 2009
Apr 2008

22320 mi
Crunching problem when car goes over bumps. Control arm was replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
May 2006 - Sep 2018
May 2006

233 mi
Ignition coil replaced under warranty. 
Oct 2009

38971 mi
Replaced upper engine mount because of leak. Fixed under warranty.  
Dec 2009

41347 mi
Replaced front lower control arms and stabilizer bushings for front suspension noise. Replaced under warranty.  
Feb 2010

42422 mi
Brake lamp switch bad. Replaced under warranty 
Jun 2011

62000 mi
CEL came on. Have not pulled code yet. Checked fuel cap. Will wait 1 full tank to see if light goes out. 
Jul 2011

63000 mi
Got CEL. Pulled code - P0126 - Bad thermostat. Will order OEM part and attempt to replace myself.  
Sep 2013

89000 mi

US $450
Both front struts blown. Replaced both front struts along with new strut mounts. Wheel alignment done after install. 
Aug 2017

150000 mi

US $450
Replaced brake pads and resurfaced rotors. Coolant exchange. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Wisconsin, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2011
Sep 2010

40000 mi
worn bushings in rear, replacement part installed. Car was rough going over slight bumps in the road. 
Nov 2010

42000 mi

US $386
Driver side slider door intermittently did not unlock and once would not latch. Remote controller replaced. Two weeks later the passenger side slider now has the same problem. 
Dec 2010

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. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Sep 2007

40000 mi
leaking rear struts 
Oct 2007

43000 mi
Replaced rear struts. (MK) 
Mazda Mazda5 in Georgia, United States
Sep 2008 - Sep 2009
Feb 2009

54000 mi
Front suspension bushings replaced. 
May 2009

58000 mi
Front suspension bushings replaced. 
Jun 2009

60000 mi
Front suspension bushings lubed. 
Aug 2009

63000 mi
Front suspension bushings/control arms/sway bar and bushings replaced. They also swapped the R/F strut and both strut bearings and spring isolators. Problem finally fixed. 
Mazda Mazda5 in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2010

29000 mi
Failure of electric power steering pump Squeaks, crunches on cold days - Removed hubs, greased all axles 
Jan 2014

31500 mi

US $778
Engine light came on. Included general maintenance 
May 2018

53000 mi
Sensors fail for remote key entry. Clean contacts 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
May 2008 - Apr 2012
Jun 2009

30000 mi
Rear driver side door lock failed, would not lock or unlock. Repaired under warranty. 
Oct 2009

35000 mi
Noisy suspension bushings were replaced under TSB. 
Apr 2010

39000 mi
Rear passenger side door lock failed. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2010 - Mar 2014
Jul 2010

119640 mi

US $125
Weld exhaust system 
Sep 2010

120636 mi

US $760
Replace compressor 
Oct 2010

122353 mi

US $393
Replace two front struts and one rear (other rear was replaced at 110,000) 
Jul 2011

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. 
Jan 2012

138154 mi

US $14
Replace left low beam lamp 
Aug 2012

149680 mi

US $689
Replace exhaust system Rust repair around both rear wheels and on hood. Welded in new metal and refinished 
Dec 2012

154120 mi

US $1656
Multiple front and rear suspension components. Control arms, tie rod ends, bushings, etc. 
Feb 2013

155000 mi

US $389
Replace sway bar links and bushings Replace left axle/CV joint assembly 
Mar 2013

156000 mi

US $32
Replace right tie rod end Left and Right low beams replaced 
Sep 2013

163000 mi

US $2021
Replace rear wheel bearings Replace lower control arms Replace thermostat and coolant temperature sensor. Mechanic also had to take to Mazda dealer to have them update/reflash the PCM (this was part of a TSB, but Mazda still charged $150 for this!) Replace rear brake calipers, rotors, and pads 
Mazda Mazda5 in Texas, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2012
Aug 2009

30000 mi
The suspension was a lot stiffer lately for all 4 wheels and were making noises. The dealer replaced 2 front struts so I guess I will have to go for 2 rear struts later in the year (the 2 rear were not "worn out" as bad as the 2 front struts. 
Feb 2011

44400 mi
Rear suspension was stiff and noisy. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Washington, United States
Oct 2006 - Jun 2018
Nov 2008

17000 mi
Broken manual driver seat height adjuster. Engine occasionally hesitates.  Squeaking belt with AC on. Squeak from rear of vehicle. 
Jul 2013

53200 mi

US $100
MIL with code P0126: Insufficient Coolant Temperature for Stable Operation. Replaced thermostat. 
May 2015

67000 mi

US $1010
Both rear shocks and both front struts were clunking. 
Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
May 2008 - Jun 2018
Jun 2010

26660 mi
Mechanic found The oil pan was leaking. 
Mar 2012

37200 mi

C $250
Squeak caused by idler pully on Steering replaced the pully. extended warrenty paid half the costs. 
Jun 2012

37200 mi

C $500
Rear left shock upper mounting broke. Replaced the mount and both shocks. During a trip on the highway. Big noise or rattle from left rear of car. 
Feb 2015

49480 mi

C $700
I did not feel the problem. Mazda replaced the C51334300 (lower control arm). 
Jun 2015

50840 mi

C $250
right side motor mount replaced 
Nov 2015

53320 mi

C $444
Engine light coming on. Replace thermistor in fuel flow. Bushings replaced as old ones were worn out. 
Nov 2016

56300 mi

C $212
Low Battery Replaced battery 
Jun 2017

58280 mi

C $900
Replace front struts 
Mazda Mazda5 in Illinois, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2013
Jul 2010

41000 mi
Creaking in suspension when temperature falls below freezing. Dealer replaced suspension control arms and problem is fixed. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2008 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

77000 mi
Muffler broken 
Mazda Mazda5 in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2007 - Oct 2013
Apr 2009 Oil leak in left-rear suspension fixed for free by dealer during regular service. 
Aug 2010

41580 mi

C $600
Driver side front suspension problem. The oil starts to leak in the morning and completely went out during day. The front suspension was replaced next day. 
Aug 2011

52080 mi

C $250
Left passenger door power lock starts work unstable. Sometimes it's not opening, the other times - not closing. Repaired by replacement of electric parts from door lock  
Nov 2011

53320 mi

C $380
One of rear shock absorbers leaked. Replaced both at the same time. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2008 - May 2011
Dec 2008

42160 mi
Key fob stopped functioning, and a new battery did not solve the problem, so I was given a new key fob. 
Aug 2009

53320 mi
Squeal in wet conditions is complained about for a second time but since there is no rain, the dealer cannot reproduce it. A complaint is logged with the dealer regarding the steering wheel audio controls, which are beginning to perform incorrect functions, such as volume changing track etc. I realize that the squeal happens when the AC is on, and suggest this to the dealer. They claim to have never checked that as a possibility, and find that it is indeed the culprit. The AC tensioner and belt are replaced under warranty. 
Oct 2009

56420 mi
Replaced both headlights myself. Very hard to access. Replaced right rear shock. Latest of many suspension problems. (Others before joined.) I had the right rear lock motor replaced, since it stopped working with the key fob and interior power switch. 
Dec 2009

58900 mi
Replaced both rear struts. Car was showing signs of rust on both rear wheel wells despite being rust proofed yearly, undercoated and paint-protected at the dealership. Mazda refused warranty coverage because it had not perforated the sheet metal! Dealer begrudgingly covered it 
Mar 2010

62000 mi
passenger side power door lock broken. 
Jan 2011

58900 mi
Right rear power door lock broken 
May 2011 Car is severely rusting, Mazda refuses to acknowledge the problem despite being rust proofed, undercoated and resprayed every two years at the dealership. Door lock motor and power widow motor. Transmission starting to slip. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2011 - Jan 2015
Apr 2012

96700 mi

US $150
Alternator replaced. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2010 - Dec 2013
May 2012

35640 mi

C $212
Rear door locks worked occasionally, and after reading about others having this problem, we finally had our independent mechanic replace the controller and actuator. Special order Mazda parts were used. 
Oct 2012

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. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2006 - Jun 2011
Oct 2006 Front bushings replaced (both wheels) due to squeaking, problem fixed. 
Nov 2006 3rd row driver's side headrest locking clip replaced - never was functional and didn't keep headrest up 
Nov 2007

15780 mi
Rear bushings replaced due to squeaking (both wheels) 
Dec 2007

16740 mi
Rear springs squeaking - dealer ordered new bushings for front and rear springs and changed both (front had been changed a year earlier). 
Mar 2009

30380 mi

C $75
Front and rear bushings replaced on Mazda's replacement program for 06 M5's. Original repair in 2006 was before the model wide program - squeaks returned, replaced with better bushings this time. Transmission fluid flushed - dealer shop noticed it was dirty and needed replaced. There is no preset schedule, but this is surprisingly early for this fluid to need changed based on driver experience. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2010
Mar 2010

78000 mi

US $200
Engine hesitation at low rpm, sometimes stalls.  Vibration at highway speed. Replaced No.3 engine mount. Driver-side front strut had a blown seal/oil leak. Replaced both front struts. 
Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
Jul 2009

86000 mi

US $110
failed door lock solenoid. 
Mar 2010

100000 mi

US $500
replace struts and shocks. 
Jun 2010

105000 mi

US $300
replaced sway bar bushings. 
Mazda Mazda5 in California, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2016
Jun 2009

50000 mi

US $350
Right rear sliding door lock would not open dependably using remote. 
Feb 2010

55500 mi

US $180
Brake interlock solenoid broke. 
Jan 2011

56000 mi

US $282
Had car in for 60k mile service. Discovered defective cooling system temperature regulator. 
May 2011

66000 mi

US $1252
Both front struts had to be replaced 
Sep 2011

69000 mi

US $300
The driver's side sliding passenger door handle stopped working 
Nov 2011

69900 mi

US $177
damaged front sway bar bushings 
Nov 2012

77200 mi

US $150
Left rear passenger sliding door does not always unlock when using remote. 
Feb 2015

93000 mi

US $850
Alternator died. Towed to dealer. Said alternator, battery and drive belts need to be replaced. 
Dec 2015

96000 mi

US $135
battery died. replaced by AAA 

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2006 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in New York, United States
Feb 2007 - Feb 2008
Mar 2007

14000 mi
Suspension bushings noise in cold weather 
Mazda Mazda5 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2006 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

15500 mi
Dealer (Ajax Mazda) replaced the lower control arms as they noticed the sqweak, done under warranty. 
Mazda Mazda5 in Netherlands
Nov 2006 - Nov 2011

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2006 Mazda Mazda5 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mazda Mazda5 in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2007 - Apr 2008
Dec 2007

16120 mi
Had a noisy rear sliding door looked at. The dealer to this day has not been able to pin point what the problem is, but the noise is pretty noticeable when going over bumps in the road. 

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