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Seat belt won't release
Most vehicles second and third row seat belts have a ratchet feature that is intended for use with child car seats. This ratchet mechanism is engaged by pulling the seat belt out as far as it can go then releasing...
Motor smokes
Hi there. If the engine is smoking in the engine compartment area, you probably have a leak. When engine oil leaks out due to a bad gasket, it hits a hot engine part causing the smoke. This causes the oil...
looking at buying a CX9
For this car, I am not familiar with the third row and how someone gets in and out of it. The problem is when you have two car seats mounted in the second row, then you may have to remove...
Low whirring sounds at 25-50 mph
Without being able to hear the noise, it will be hard to make an accurate estimation. If the noise is coming from a wheel area, this could be an indication of a wheel bearing on its way out. If...
Automatic transmission programming problem
While I agree that this is all probably built into the programming of the transmission computer, after looking at the Mazda service information, I see no TSB's that states Mazda has any updates available in transmission programming to address any...
Humming sounds during driving over 30 mph
The inner and outer edges of the tire tread wall on the affected side where the noise is coming from needs to be inspected for a cupping or cupping wear pattern. These types of wear patterns can produce a noise...
Car stalls when stopped, steering wheel locks up
Yes, this is a common problem with CX-9. Carbon deposits can build in the throttle body causing a restriction in airflow and reaction time of the throttle plate causing stalling with no Check Engine Light or no diagnostic trouble codes....
Grinding noise, ABS light comes on
Without being able to hear the noise, it will be difficult to make an accurate determination. But based on the conditions that the noise develops, it seems to occur where a rotating component is contacting a stationary component when the...
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The problem may be hidden in the wiring for the light bulb circuit. The wiring and fuses should be looked over for signs of wear or corrosion. Have an experienced technician, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose why your headlight is...

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