The gears also became stuck. The van has 54,000 miles on it and is well looked after may I add. We have taken our vehicle in for the required check ups at 20k, 30k,,for issues concerning air sensors. Consumer says he has an email that he somehow come into position of, this email is from ford and says that there is a problem with this transmission in other vehicles as well as same type as consumer. A good looking, functional vehicle that doesn't damage the pocketbook. Am just now looking to replace because the transmission original is starting to go. I loved that car, and it had over 157,000 miles on it; and was so disappointed that Mazda changed the car after 2006! The contact was able to exit the highway and contacted aaa to have the vehicle towed to the dealer.
I had to pull over immediately where it continued to rev and die down, regardless if I was in a gear or park. The dealer determined the entire transmission should be replaced. Sometimes I feel like I am going to get whiplash whenever it slams into gear. I have done all maintenance as was suggested in the handbook by Mazda. You can actually feel the transmission slipping and then it will slam into 3rd gear.
The recall began July 6, 2018. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 17V011. Thank you for your time. The red lines raced up into the red, but the van would not be propelled any further by engine power. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 ,Option 4. We managed to get the van to a service station. It drives like a car but all the benefits of a van.
Not a good feeling when your trying to merge into traffic and you expect the car to move when you hit the gas, and it moves just enough to get the nose of the car into the lane of travel, then stops dead while cars are bearing down on you. Replaced it along with the short elbow bypass hose that connects the water pump to the coolant passages in the valley under the lower intake. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V354. Explain to me his company's position of my complaint. Consumer says that this problem began yesterday morning and dropped gears like this about 30 times in 24 hours. The vechile ended up being towed back to the delership, and they are now replacing the transmission.
The manufacturer was contacted and offered no assistance. I strongly feel that mazda knew the transmissions were defective and never notified owners. The engine smells like she's burning oil, but it's never been low when I've checked it! In fact, Mazda has done all of the maintenance. None of this solved the problems. Update: took the car to the dealer the first week of april and again today, first week of may the 3rd 2010 for the exact same problem mentioned above- while driving car just slows down, no power. Fortunately I was able to pull the car over through 4 lanes of traffic to the shoulder. The problem replicated sporadically but on at least 10 different occasions over the course of 2 years.
It has about 94,000 miles on it. I am the original owner and have maintained the car well. All of the Mpv vans are having problems at low mileages. Feb 2014150687 km Water pump developed leaks around the housing. The car was towed to a local shop and I was told the transmission was shot.
Application of throttle to accelerate in 5th or 6th gear causes jerk, selects neutral then eventually selects an appropriate gear. Complaint Number: 10154867 Incident Date: March 31, 2006 Date Added to File: April 8, 2006 Description of the Complaint: After a modest acceleration to pull into traffic, I had to stop suddenly due to a light and the car began to rev up to 1500 and back down over and over. Both dealers could not reproduce the problem, but this happens to me quite often, at least a couple of times a month. I am hoping that someone with authority, reading these complaints, will make Mazda fix their defective Mpv vans. The contact stated that he was unable to remove the key from the ignition. Highly Recommend: Replacing or bypassing cooling system. Engine revs up and the transmission slips, then with a big clunk the gear engages.
They could not find the problem, but changed the fluid. One week later, fuel tank leaked upon starting the vehicle. At any rate, I don't feel like taking it into the dealer and wasting my time only to be told that there is nothing wrong with it. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Mazda has not corrected this issue and wants to charge me money for the repairs. Bought it new, awesome v-6 engine, fine handling ok, bedside the poor turning radius.