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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
66,600 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced (1 reports)
2001 Mazda Tribute transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Mazda Tribute Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 072009

Tribute ES V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 66,600 miles


After replacing the transmission, and the right axle seal, the transmission started slipping again in 1st gear. I took it back to the dealer. I got a call telling me that something is wrong in the transfer case and it is once again leaking fluid through the axle seal. After the warranty company sent an adjuster to take a look a week after I took it to the dealer, they said they want to replace the transfer case and the axle. I am supposed to get it back this week, but I am not holding my breath. I MUST keep this lemon until next June, (Upside down in it) I will then unload this sucker the first chance I get. THIS THING SUCKS ASS!!!!!

- , Huntingdon, PA, USA

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