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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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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Right front headlight not working
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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My car engine is knocking constantly - what does this mean?
Hello. If the engine is running fine but the knock is consistent it may be a few different things. It can be coming from the camshaft actuator or it can be a rod knock starting. I have also had a...
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The following dashboard lights came up at the same time (ABS, TSC OFF, TSC/DSC).
Hello. If all of those warning lights have suddenly come on then there is likely some sort of issue with the vehicle's ABS and stability control systems. Common causes for these lights are issues with the vehicle's wheel speed sensors...
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2008 Mazda CX-9 twin camshaft sensor with shavings
Hi there. Remove the valve cover to the engine. Get a flashlight and look at where the sensor is located at on the top of the engine. Check to see where the camshaft sensor is located and see if the...
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Can failure of a transfer case cause damage to a differential?
Hi there. Based on the mileage of your vehicle, its possible that the seal could have gone out on its own. A dynamic seal (seal on a shaft) will last for up to 80,000 miles on normal conditions, however, this...
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Misfiring Cylinder after replacing the plugs three months ago. Is it a chance that the whole batch of plugs may have been defective?
Hi there. The best thing to do is switch the coil over from cylinder 3 to cylinder 1 and see if the misfire continues with cylinder 3 or if it changes to cylinder 1. If the misfire stays with cylinder...
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Rear axle replacement on a '08 Mazda CX-9?
Hi there. Replacing the rear axle can be a little more daunting than a front axle. The ability to turn the steering knuckle is not present for the rear as this is a fixed steering system that does not turn....
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Rear CV Axle Replacement 2008 Mazda CX-9
Hi there - it's likely the grease on the CV joint boot is grease from inside the boot, and also possible it's from a leaking differential seal. Based on the noise your wife observed, more thank likely, it is the...
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Check Engine code p0016
Hi There, As you know, code P0016 relates to the camshaft position sensor. It sounds like the sensor may not have been replaced or is still producing the same problems that one typically will produce when it is not working...
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Hello I just had a tow hitch installed at Mazda dealer for my 2011 CX-9. Now the TCS Off light, a car w Squiggly lines and a wrenc
Hi there. That's very odd for a dealer repair to leave their shop with error lights appearing on your dashboard. The lights you've indicated are all related to either recommended service (the wrench) or the traction control system (squiggly lines...
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cx-9 phone button bluetooth no working
Unfortunately, if you have tampered with the bluetooth system, it would be very difficult to determine what could be causing this issue without knowing what you did previously. The only recommendation that I have is to check behind the radio...
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Long cranking
There are many causes of hard starting but illustrative ones are a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), worn spark plugs, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (caused by other than fuel filter in your case), and contaminated or old gasoline....
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My mazda cx9 front whhel axle broke whole driving , what is the average repair cost ,
In a case like this it's difficult to estimate the damage without getting an inspection. What probably started as a bad wheel bearing became a whole lot more complicated when it was driven until failure, and it will be necessary...
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Heater fan comes on when engine is shut off. 2009 Mazda CX 9 AWD
If you are referring to the blower motor in the passenger cabin, a faulty (stuck on) relay is a possible cause but the exact cause would have to be determined in a circuit trace. If the circuit is powered even...

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