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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2010 Mazda MAZDA3 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2010 Mazda MAZDA3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 252010


  • 13,500 miles


Lifted parking brake lever to engage parking brake, and it came up way further than normal without offering the normal resistance. After three attempts at resetting the brake, it engaged normally. Malfunction occurred again two days later, but this time, I could not get it to engage successfully even after multiple attempts. Dealer diagnosed that the brake lever assembly was intermittently sticking and replaced lever assembly. Two days later, same problem occurred again. Car is 9 months old, 13,500 mi.

- Los Lunas, NM, USA

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