I cleaned the trottle body this time. Very disappointed with Mazda of No. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. It smokes badly when you try to accelerate quickly floor it. The mechanic they had do it did it by the book and they found the issues online for me. Luckily I was right down the road from the Mazda dealer when it happened.
So, now march 2015, turbo blows again! Cam Cast I: 421 Long Tail - E: 442. Has anyone successfully had Mazda cover these seemingly known issue outside of warranty? I assumed it was another decent car like a Honda or a Toyota, both of which we have had good luck with. You never know when you are going to need to provide proof of service. And all of this while trying to recover after being out of work for a year. Mazda should pay for this part, not me. Hi, I recently purchased a 2003 mazda 6 v6 3. In the first year I had it, the dealer did all of the maintenance since I had the insurance coverage for maintenance.
I got all oil changes, however never kept receipts. I may not be able to join this class action but I trust this works for you guys! I owe more on it than it is worth. Not only is it a sign that something might be wrong with your vehicle, but the vague warning is also something that can be frustrating for you to diagnose yourself. At 3 years ~30,000 miles , the transmission died and needed to be replaced under warranty. I have had the air conditioner compressor changed out twice. Now don't ask yourself; What should you do with P2188 code? All maintenance work was done by the dealer up until 2 years ago, now I take it to my local trusted mechanic. The new spark plugs are black, but not wet.
They were shocked that my claim was denied by my extended warranty and by mazda! I have 104k on it. I am curious if you brought this matter to their attention prior and if so, how many times. Oh and did I mention once I started taking it to the dealership for oil changes I had to go back each time to get something they failed to put back in or on…. I have owned it since september of last year. Anybody have any thoughts, leaning towards checking the cam timing next but was looking for any other thoughts.
They replace the battery this time. I cannot drive the car. One morning it would not start so I replaced the battery. I find this completely ridiculous. Pinging is currently not allowed. I live in Florida and public transportation is not fun. My motor went out, and now I have no car… I Well guys Mazda has apparently claimed to identified the turbo oil leak and failure problem.
And only told to keep using synthetic oil when I get oil changes. Had just enough money to buy a used car for a used car dealer in Florida. Did some further checking and read that Mazda is blaming the customers whose engines have blown even though the customers provided maintenance records from Mazda dealerships. . My mechanic gave me a statement on the issues and the turbo is whining and now I find this site.
My mechanic just told me that it might be a good time to look at getting rid of it! Some days it runs more rich than other days, but it's always running extremely rich, at this point I am thinking it's an O2 sensor, maybe the downpipe turbo gasket, idk spark plugs or an open injector? I was not kind when I went back in. I can go on and on. There for mazda tryed to give me the run around again thelling me its my fault that the throttle body was dirty and how the system works. If anyone has any advice id appreciate it. After explaining the symptoms I was told the following. Many are having repeat failures with their Mazda turbocharger being replaced numerous times.
The scary part is warranty only good for 8 months. Not once had I been told that there was a turbo charger on this vehicle. Cheapest fix other than the battery so far! It has literally been in the shop on average once every six months since we bought it. Some days it runs more rich than other days, but it's always running extremely rich, at this point I am thinking it's an O2 sensor, maybe the downpipe turbo gasket, idk spark plugs or an open injector? Ov course im paying for all of this. Anyone else keeping track of this? I checked for vacuum leaks as it was reving up nothing. I am totally in for any class action lawsuits.