They are waiting for parts, which they say will take another few weeks to come in; the car is so new there aren't any avaliable parts for it?!?. If you have a air compressed shock system then I would say the whoo whoo sound is coming from a leak or problem in the air pressure regulation system. The first two the car was immediately undrivable. After another 600 miles of driving, I began to notice grooving in the places with the discolored bands. You literally pop off one piece of trim on the dash and unscrew two screws to remove the stereo. One reason the Mazda feels less tippy in tight cornering.
The bizarre thing is that I have power everything, except seats. If you buy one, you won't be sorry. As far as styling is concerned, I personally like the look of the 3 Hatchback better, but neither are bad looking cars. The Mazda has the better shifter and better clutch feel of the two, especially compared to the base Matrix. Sure the carpet is thin. In my area, I've also found that Mazda's are for sale less often than the Toyota's are and are also overpriced despite milage and features. No petitions, requests for funding.
Vibration in 'Drive': Vibration from the engine that is more noticeable at idle with the transmission in Drive could be caused by a bad top engine mount. If we feel a piece of advice is particularly reckless, dangerous, or extremely unhelpful it maybe removed If a post or comment is provided that is not a response to a question, the post may be removed. If pavement is wet I can get a small drift going if Im on a left turn when my right tires hit the bumps. All posts without this information may be subject to being removed. Our Take on the 2007 Mazda Mazda3 Not long ago, I wrote about the Mazdaspeed3, Mazda's 263-horsepower hot-rod version of its entry-level car. Also those gen 3s rust horribly.
The failure has been occurring since August of 2008. I sort of have my heart set on a manual if possible too. If the control wire connector is corroded, the terminal needs to be cleaned and the wire connector needs to be replaced. Thanks a lot for the detailed reply! Appears that only this one door was not properly rustproofed in factory, since it is the only door rusting through, across whole bottom seam. The seats still use the old fashioned bar to slide back and forth. Do expect to replace the stock carpet mats though, they're laughably poor mine had worn through after only 1300 miles or so. I used to have an '06 mazda3 same interior to the '07 and putting in an aftermarket stereo system was no harder than any other car.
I think you have the right head on your shoulders and are thinking sensibly about what kind of car you need. He and you should look them over thoroughly. I was informed that my tires were cuppling and that I need all 4 tires now as well as a 4 wheel alignment. You currently have 0 posts. We are also happy to advise on how you can save money at the shop. I'm curious, are you sure it is shifting 1-2-3? The interior and exterior styling is a bit young for me, but apart from that I'd recommend this car to anyone. Lax maintenance is the prime reason for excessive repair costs and for the premature junking of cars of all makes.
Any chance the car hit a curb, pot hole, etc? With a lighter foot, you can easily get above 20 with no issues. Who we are: We try to be a helpful discussion-driven community while maintaining high-quality discourse and topical content. This is a subreddit for asking Mechanical questions pertaining to vehicles, engines, etc. This will prematurely wear my braking components, so I declined this offer. The only big one is that it has a tendency to eat the rear brakes. The failure also occurred when shifting from first to second gear. They changed the battery and supposely fixed the power train.
If that doesn't work, you can talk to a transmission shop about rebuilding, it would likely cost less than a replacement. With these in mind, do you have any other words of advice? When the problem is 'solved' please click the button under your post marked 'Is this solved? Engine and manual transmission are smooth. Once on the balance machine, they should be able to determine if items 1 or 3 apply. I have been beat on the fwy exactly once and that was by a Mini-Cooper. This is a zero tolerance policy. This means you'll have to change them about every 15k miles, but that's not much less than the average. The grooves are visible on the outward side of each rotor.
Gas mileage about 24 mpg ave is nothing to cheer about. If that isn't available, provide all you know and explain why. Diagnosed with a mechanic, it is verifiably the compressor. Tint all the way around is this really a mod? Just screw the wires from the speakers onto the clip and plug it into the car. I love the fancy dash board and the moon roof.