definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,752 miles

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2011 Mazda MAZDA2 steering problems

steering problem

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2011 Mazda MAZDA2 Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 012015


  • 40,508 miles


At low speed driving a clunking noise could be felt in the steering. On 11-20-2015 the local Mazda dealer diagnosis showed a failure in the electrical power steering unit and it had to be replaced at considerable expense. Dealer advised that no tsb was issued and since the warranty had expired it was my responsibility to pay for the repair. It seems to me that a failure in the electrical power assist unit is a serious, if not dangerous, condition that should cause the NHTSA to order a recall of the 2011 Mazda 2 to make sure the vehicles are road worthy and safe. Ref: Roger beasley Mazda, georgetown, tx invoice: 160299 dated 11-20-2015.

- Georgetown, TX, USA

problem #3

Oct 012015


  • 40,500 miles
At low speeds steering has a clunking feel. Makes driver feel like steering is loose.

- Georgetown, TX, USA

problem #2

Nov 292012

MAZDA2 4-cyl

  • 50,000 miles
Turning the steering wheel at low speeds cause a bumping sound in steering, it can be felt. The steering rack has been replaced. The problem has not been fixed. The problem started at about 50000 miles and the car has 115000 miles.

- Angier, NC, USA

problem #1

Oct 182013

MAZDA2 4-cyl

  • 16,000 miles
When speeds under 20mph the steering rack rattles. Currently there is a tsb for the repair to replace the rack and pinion.

- Haysville, KS, USA

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