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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
140,000 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 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Mazda Tribute Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 022014


  • 140,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Mazda Tribute. The contact stated that the vehicle would lose power and stall on several occasions. The contact turned off and reset the computer by restarting the vehicle each time the failure recurred. Also, the contact mentioned that it was extremely difficult to remove the key from the ignition. The vehicle was schedule to be taken into the dealer. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

- Zille Platte, LA, USA

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