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2.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
81,467 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 engine problems

engine problem

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2007 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 192014

MAZDASPEED3 4-cyl

  • 74,200 miles

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

On Saturday 19 July 2014, my wife and I were driving North on highway 131, 18 miles South of grand rapids, mi when without notice the engine's number 1 cylinder blow a hole through the casting and damaging the inner axle shaft carrier bearing. When the engine blew, it caused the car to shake violently causing me, the driver, to lose control of the vehicle. I was able to regain control of the vehicle before the car swerved into an adjacent lane. Prior to the incident the vehicle was in good running condition and had just passed the Virginia state inspection a few months prior. All of the regular vehicle maintenance was completed according to the vehicles maintenance schedule. Each servicing that was completed was documented in my own personal records for reference. This being said, this vehicle caused a major safety incident without notice, which under certain circumstances could have caused serious damage or even a fatality. There are several cases of these Mazda 2.3 liter turbo mrz engines blowing under normal operating conditions. There is a major design or manufacturing defect which Mazda needs to address.

- Augusta, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 192014

MAZDASPEED3

  • 74,200 miles
On Saturday 19 July 2014, my wife and I were driving North on highway 131, 18 miles South of grand rapids, mi when without notice the engine's number 1 cylinder blow a hole through the casting and damaging the inner axle shaft carrier bearing. When the engine blew, it caused the car to shake violently causing me, the driver, to lose control of the vehicle. I was able to regain control of the vehicle before the car swerved into an adjacent lane. Prior to the incident the vehicle was in good running condition and had just passed the Virginia state inspection a few months prior. All of the regular vehicle maintenance was completed according to the vehicles maintenance schedule. Each servicing that was completed was documented in my own personal records for reference. This being said, this vehicle caused a major safety incident without notice, which under certain circumstances could have caused serious damage or even a fatality. There are several cases of these Mazda 2.3 liter turbo mrz engines blowing under normal operating conditions. There is a major design or manufacturing defect which Mazda needs to address.

- Augusta, MI, USA

problem #1

Jul 232013

MAZDASPEED3

  • 96,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Mazda Mazda speed3. The contact stated that while traveling 65 mph, the engine suddenly failed. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where it was found that oil pressure module had failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted about the failure. The failure mileage was 96,000.

- El Tajon, CA, USA

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