2012 Mazda MAZDA3 transmission problems: gear whine

Gear Whine

2012 Mazda MAZDA3

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Mazda dealer.

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$5,500
Average Mileage:
55,650 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced transmission (2 reports)
2012 Mazda MAZDA3 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2012 Mazda MAZDA3 Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 012016

MAZDA3

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,000 miles

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

Transmission just died on me.... started making sounds a year ago. The guys servicing it said it was ok. 10 months later its dead. Can't believe it. Car repair costs more then the car is worth. Thanks Mazda.

- Shereef M., Saugus, CA, US

problem #1

Aug 102013

MAZDA3 GS 2.0L Sky

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,292 miles

brought car to Mazda dealership in Burlington Ontario diagnosed problem as 4 wheel alignment?????.drove home to Sault Ste.Marie 7 hour drive gear whine got progressively louder gas mileage dropped to almost half. when I returned home local Mazda dealership diagnosed as major defect and transmission has to be replaced, has to come from japan have been waiting 5 weeks and not heard from dealer. shame on you Mazda. I presently own 3 other Mazda's but will not recommend to anyone else. There tag line should be JUNK JUNK not ZOOM ZOOM

- slindsay, Sault Ste.Marie, Ontario, canada

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