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Mazda 5 – Common problems

Common problems for the Mazda 5

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Mazda 5, for which Mazda has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Mazda 5. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Mazda 5 have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


Latest Mazda´s 5 Problems in EU

Mazda-5-2010-recall
21 April 2017

The airbag control module may have been incorrectly configured following the installation of a passenger airbag deactivation switch. As a result, … .

Mazda-5-2012-recall
5 April 2013

Water may enter the glow plug control module for the engine causing it to corrode. As a result, in the worst … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest Mazda´s 5 Issues in the UK

  • MAZDA 5 – ENGINE MOUNTING MAY FAIL UNDER SUDDEN ACCELERATION
    on 5 August 2018

    MAZDA 5 ( 19/04/2005 –  03/09/2007) DEFECT:  It has been identified that the number 4 engine mounting bolt may not have been tightened to the […]

  • MAZDA 5 – ENGINE MAY STALL
    on 4 August 2018

    MAZDA 5 ( 29/06/2009 –  28/04/2010) DEFECT:  It is possible that due to cleaning process of the fuel tank water may have built up between the […]

  • MAZDA 5 – ENGINE MAY STALL.
    on 4 August 2018

    MAZDA 5 ( 03/10/2005 –  29/12/2005) DEFECT:  It is possible for the camshaft sensor plate mounting bolts to loosen. If the vehicle continues to […]

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