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2001 Mazda Tribute suspension problems

suspension problem

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2001 Mazda Tribute Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 052002


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This type of failure could very easily lead to a crash, thankfully it did not in this instance. However, my wife is somewhat anxious behind the wheel after this incident. The dealer did adjust the idler and replaced a control module, but they also acknowledged that this problem is apparently somewhat of a mystery for the manufacturer. Please notify me if there is a recall or definite fix found for this problem.

- Bellingham, WA, USA

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