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CarComplaints.com Notes: Except for a minor issue with cracked motor mounts, the 2008 MAZDA3 is a fantastic vehicle with a great reputation.

If you need to replace the motor mounts, first ask your dealer if they'll cover it -- the motor mounts were dealt with in a TSB & were recalled for some model years. Otherwise buy aftermarket motor mounts -- owners report this solves the problem. If you use the same OEM parts, they may just crack again.

5.4

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,000 miles

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2008 Mazda MAZDA3 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Mazda MAZDA3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 012008

MAZDA3

  • 17,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My daughter noticed at when stopping that the steering wheel would shack. Upon having the dealer look at this issue they said it was due to hi-speed stopping, and that it could be corrected by replacing the rotors and pads with oem parts. I think that at just 17,000 miles that this should not be a issue. I could only speak to a customer service rep and not a district rep, and was told they would check into this and get back to me. This never happened.

- Twin Falls, ID, USA

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