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Something banging around under the hood
Greetings and thank you for writing in with this concern! Without knowing more about the conditions that cause the noise (when, where, how, etc) it is difficult to advise on this concern. Mazda has released a number of Technical Service...
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Going through a lot of brake pads on Mazda CX-5
Hello, noisy brake are probably the number one complaint that exists. Mazda has issued two Technical Service Bulletins for brake noise, TSB 04-004/14 for brake noise and TSB 04-003/14 for rear brake noise with uneven pad wear. If you have...
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Antenna is loose, need to secure it
Hello Linda! Thank you for writing in about this problem. This does seem to be a common issue to the CX-5. Unfortunately, there have not been any updated part numbers or Technical Service Bulletins issued for this particular problem. The...
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I cannot get my bluetooth to work
Hello, having a convenience feature not working properly can be annoying, especially when it has to do with the entertainment system. It appears that Mazda has recognized this issue in Technical Service Bulletin (TSB 09-008/15) to resolve issues with the...
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Windshield cracked while parked indoors
Hello. While having a cracked windshield is bothersome, the only time a manufacturer will cover a piece of glass is if it has a stress crack, with no signs of a stone chip or signs of impact. If you don’t...
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Engine revs really high up when I idle
Hello, by the way you describe your concern, it sounds like the vehicle has a high idle, or an idle flare at a stop. Check for the Technical Service Bulletin (TSB 01-005/14) for an updated software/firmware to help remedy this...
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Rear brakes squeak in new 2016 car, but dealership can't hear it
Sure, we'll be happy to help you. I would probably check the brake hardware kit. The hardware kit consist of slide pins and the little shims that the brake pads fit in. There could be some corrosion build up either of those systems...
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Small rock cracks windshield while driving on the interstate
Hi! Yes it's very possible to have an aftermarket windshield installed in your car, though you should make sure to verify with the glass installer that it is still a quality windshield. Often times aftermarket parts can be very high...
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At red light, engine revved high and lurched forward
Hi. That's a scary situation you were in. I'm glad you didn't get into an accident. Okay, it seems like the new CX5's have been having transmission issues for the past couple years now. Some of the new transmissions have been...
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At green light, accelerated, engine revved, but car barely moved
Hello. It sounds like that there was a glitch inside the TCM, known as the transmission control module. There is a TCM update available for your vehicle. Call your dealership to see if the update has been done already or...
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Can a bushing was checked out and looked fine to a mechanic, can it go bad 2-3 weeks later?
Hi there: Different mechanics and automotive retailers have unique service checks before selling a car or saying that it's "OK" to sell. So it's virtually impossible for us to tell you whether or not the bad bushing should have been...
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I need help with diagnostic trouble codes that suddenly appeared making vehicle almost undriveable.
Firstly, you should have the battery disconnected and the PCM disconnected. Check their connectors for any problems and apply dielectric lube to the connectors so the connection is clean from corrosion. If the problem continues then replace the PCM. All...
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Accelerator is not responding
Your key battery should not have anything to do with the way the car runs once it is started. The problem you are experiencing when pressing the accelerator may be related to many different things, but could be related to...
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Taking out of park issues
Among the faults that could make it impossible to shift out of Park are a failed brake light switch, bad shift interlock solenoid or wiring, and broken transmission shift cable but if the failure is not found there during a...
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My vehicle is awd was towed on a tow dolly from the front is awd something snapped off from rear axle and leak oil how bad is the
Based on your description, I do not think that the vehicle was placed in neutral before the tow took place. If the vehicle is all wheel drive, this likely caused severe damage to the rear axle and possibly the transmission....
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Car hesitated and transmission engaged before acceleration
Some of the CX5s have been having severe transmission problems, which is exactly what it sounds like your's is experiencing. There have been a couple cases of complete failure, even with under 1000 miles on them. It's possible that it...
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How to disable and enable horn while lockin??
Hi there. Your best bet is to contact your Mazda dealership and ask them if this is something that can be disabled. To my knowledge, on newer cars it's very difficult to complete this process or not available at all;...
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Mazda CX-5 2016 GT - Central display blank, music from radio/CD working. Would this hard reset help me as well?
You can disconnect the battery cable and let out all of the power source to the vehicle by turning on the ignition switch with the battery disconnected. Then hook up the battery and the radio should be reset and you...
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To repair or replace a bumper?
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Unfortunately when any type of damage is done to another car, expect a minimum of $500 after insurance and repair bills are involved. The cost will include the part, labor, and possibly a...
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Hi it's hardly 2 months since I replaced my cx5's oxygen sensor. The engine check light is back again.
The problem may not be the sensor but another problem like a vacuum leak or leaking injector depending on if you are getting a lean or rich code. I recommend getting a full (check engine light diagnosis)[https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection] from a mechanic...

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