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#27 of 76 Re: Freezing door latches [marlonchwo]
Mar 11, 2007 (6:28 am)
My Mazda 5 had rear doors that would not latch in freezing temperatures. The initial attempt by the dealer to alleviate the problem was to clean and relube the latches: my Mazda's VIN was out of range for the door latch fix. The relube did not work and I was fortunate enough to have a new appointment the day after a very cold night. I could show the service advisor that the door was not able to be closed, the dealer contacted Mazda Canada and got authorization to apply the SB based on the visible evidence.
However the car was left in a dirty state with oil runs from the doors down the sills, and oil splashes inside, especially on the 2nd-row seats. It seems that Mazda mechanics do not provide or use the paper floor or seat covers that NA car dealers use to protect the car interior from oily clothes and accidents.
#28 of 76 Mazda 5 Cold weather issues
Mar 28, 2007 (5:52 pm)
#29 of 76 Mazda 5 Cold weather issues
Feb 04, 2007 (9:59 am)
It seems that in cold temperatures ( below freezing) that my madzda 5 creeks loadly in the front end while going over minor bumps. Has anyone out there been expericeing the same? I'm going to bring this issue up with the dealership soon.
Thanks in advance
#30 of 76 Re: Mazda 5 Cold weather issues [mazic]
Feb 05, 2007 (11:44 am)
You should check the suspension message board for your answer.
#31 of 76 Re: Mazda 5 Cold weather issues [mazic]
Feb 07, 2007 (9:42 am)
This past weekend I experienced the same thing. It sounded like something between the windshield and dashboard. I began to think one of the engine mounts was about to give way. very scary especially on the highway.
Where do I find the suspension message board?
#32 of 76 Re: Mazda 5 Cold weather issues [zoom500]
Feb 07, 2007 (9:43 am)
how do i find that message board?
#33 of 76 Re: Mazda 5 Cold weather issues [zoom500]
Feb 07, 2007 (8:24 pm)
Go to the Forums menu bar at the top of the page - select Mazda5 - suspension - you will find a lot of information there.
#34 of 76 Re: Mazda 5 Cold weather issues [trishr1]
Feb 07, 2007 (8:30 pm)
That didn't work Hmmm - you could copy and paste this into the "search" Ugly Suspension Noise When Cold
It starts with messages from Feb 2006 right up to my last post tonight - it will keep you up for hours.
#35 of 76 Re: Mazda 5 Cold weather issues [trishr1]
Feb 07, 2007 (8:34 pm)
It's late - make sure you scroll down and remove the box that limits you to discussion forum on "Mazda5 cold weather issues" and select "all forums" that will get you a series of messages - pick any one of those and you are in the Mazda5 suspension forum - at least it did when I just tried it.
Feb 08, 2007 (5:22 am)
We are working on making a new place for suspension specific questions. I'll link you there, along with moving all related topics there as soon as it's ready.