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1.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
104,000 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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2005 Mazda Tribute body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2005 Mazda Tribute Owner Comments

problem #6

May 132016

Tribute

  • 178,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Mazda Tribute. While driving 30 mph, the contact heard a banging noise. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the rear passenger wheel well was corroded and the shock was exposed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 178,000.

- Springfield, IL, USA

problem #5

Jun 232014

Tribute

  • 125,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Mazda Tribute. The contact stated that the passenger side rear wheel weld was rusted and as a result, the struts fractured from the frame. The dealer was notified of the problem. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 125,000.

- Kaikaina, WI, USA

problem #4

Jun 182014

Tribute 4WD 6-cyl

  • 200,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Mazda Tribute. The contact stated while driving at various speeds, the vehicle made a loud clanking noise. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who noticed the right rear shock was rusted around the wheel well. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 200,000. Updated 09/09/14 updated 9/10/2014

- Hanna City, IL, USA

problem #3

May 102014

Tribute

  • 121,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Mazda Tribute. The contact stated that the passenger's side rear wheel well and shocks were corroded due to corrosion, which also became fractured. The vehicle could not be driven. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for further inspection. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure and current mileage were 121,000.

- Darien , IL, USA

problem #2

Dec 302004

Tribute

  • miles
When the brakes of the consumer's 2005 Mazda Tribute were applied the vehicle pulled to the left or right. There was a rattle on the right side, the drivers mirror vibrated, the temperature sensor in the auto dimming mirror registered incorrectly, the wiper did not have complete contact with the window and there was a rust spot on the inside lip of the moon roof.

- Fairchild Afb, WA, USA

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problem #1

Jun 192004

Tribute

  • miles
Problems with vehicle violently swerving from side to side. The consumer stated the vehicle became so unstable had to immediately slow down and change lanes to avoid a roll over.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

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