hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,883 miles

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2003 Mazda MAZDA6 steering problems

steering problem

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2003 Mazda MAZDA6 Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 282016


  • 57,650 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Mazda 6. while backing out of a parking space, the steering wheel required more force to steer and the electronic power steering warning light illuminated. The contact restarted the vehicle and was able to resume normal operation. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the electronic hydraulic power steering pump failed and needed to be replaced. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 10V374000 (steering). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 57,650.

- Plano, TX, USA

problem #2

Jun 092013


  • 122,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Mazda Mazda6. The contact stated that while driving approximately 50 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact stated that blue smoke was emitting from the tail pipe as the check engine light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis. The mechanic stated that the catalytic converters were clogged and would have to be replaced. Additionally, the mechanic stated that the front passenger's side tie rod was loose and could fracture. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 122,000.

- Galloway, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jun 012008

MAZDA6 6-cyl

  • miles
The vehicle is a 2003 Mazda 6. 2 front, right control arms are bad.

- Green Bay, WI, USA

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