There are 118 owner complaints spread out over 6 years, but the most belong to the 2007.
This generation ranks 35th in reliability out of 37 overall Mazda generations.
This generation has been recalled 16 times. It's also part of 0 investigations and has 305 TSBs.
- engine engine failure in the 2008 CX-7 at 88891 miles
- engine engine timing chain stretched in the 2007 CX-7 at 76881 miles
- engine turbo went out in the 2007 CX-7 at 85767 miles
- engine turbocharger failed in the 2008 CX-7 at 58010 miles
- engine VVT broke and busted through all cylinders in the 2010 CX-7 at 67220 miles
- engine loses all power while driving in the 2007 CX-7 at 107795 miles
Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 34 million+ vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in automotive history.
Mazda’s L-series engines are earning a reputation for variable vale timing (VVT) defects that can cause oil leaks, excessive smoke out of the tailpipe, loose timing chains, and catastrophic engine failure. Mazda acknowledged the problems in a “special service program” but, ...
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