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1.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
108,988 miles

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2001 Mazda MPV suspension problems

suspension problem

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2001 Mazda MPV Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 092006

MPV 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 108,988 miles

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

I have a 2001 Mazda MPV, bought in 2001 from dealer. Now 5 years later, on the drivers side lower control arm, approximately 2 to 3 in. In from ball joint, that portion of control arm is about to fall off or tear due to corrosion. That I would say is a very cheap design by their engineers of Mazda Corp. I was very, very, fortunate that my wife was driving it the morning when it was noticed. I have a long driveway before we get out to the highway! she heard a very distinct grinding of metal and stopped the vehicle to check it out!what a scary sight! I strongly feel you folks need to check that part of Mazda's MPV! I feel it is to thin of metal to be used for that part. What ever happened to castiron"???" they never corrode. I have no warranty left on auto. The part, that part is $324 plus labor. Please help! aloha.

- Hanalei, HI, USA

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