Last post on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:23 PM
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Mazda CX-9, SUV
#13 of 22 Re: Very High Frequency Whistling Noise [svenfly2]
Oct 21, 2010 (7:44 am)
I hear a high-pitched whirring noise underneath my CX-9 and the noise is modulated by engine speed, i.e. the faster the vehicle travels, the higher the pitch of the noise. The noise sounds like an electric motor. It is amplified when the noise bounces against a wall that is close enough to the vehicle as it passes. I haven't taken it to the dealership for diagnosis as it is only a month old and I was hoping that it would go away.
#15 of 22 "ding, ding ding " like noise
Mar 27, 2011 (11:57 am)
so we have a 2010 CX9 GT, about 2000 miles..so this week my wife and I notice that a "soft" ding or bell is sounding; I thought it was while I am on the blue tooth phone, she says she hears it whenever, any ideas? It sounds like a soft CHIME! thanks, dogdoc, Atlanta
#17 of 22 Wind noise on a 2011 CX-9
Jan 31, 2012 (10:21 am)
Has anyone experienced a howling sound like a winter blizzard when there is a side wind?
#18 of 22 Re: "ding, ding ding " like noise [dogdoc1997]
Jan 31, 2012 (5:44 pm)
Most likely the little chime is an email/IM notification from your phone that gets passed through to the car speakers. We had this as well and took us a bit to figure out what it was.
#19 of 22 Re: "ding, ding ding " like noise [dogdoc1997]
Feb 01, 2012 (6:21 pm)
Check your dash brightness nob on the upper left corner of your dash display (where all the meters are located). It is probably set at the dimmest manually.
The chime would go away if you set it otherwise.
#20 of 22 Rattle in the middle or 3rd row seats 2012-CX9
Aug 06, 2012 (7:20 am)
Can anyone give me tips or suggestions for resolving a rattle coming from what I think is the middle or 3rd row seats? The rattle only occurs on bumpy roads. At highway speed I don't hear the rattle on smooth roads.
I've locked the seat belts in place thinking that that may have something to do with it. However, the rattle still persists.
I almost think something has slid or fallen into the tracks where the middle seats slide, but I have no idea how to look or remove the middle row to confirm. I've also tried reading through the forums to see if anyone else has similar problems or suggestions.
Thank you in advance for any help or advice.
#21 of 22 Re: Rattle in the middle or 3rd row seats 2012-CX9 [bud_mazda_cx9]
Aug 06, 2012 (9:45 am)
There was a TSB (Technical Service Bulletin) on the earlier CX-9s regarding a rattle/squeak noise coming from the second row center cup-holder. Mine has that noise but it is to intricate and involved for me to want to address it so I just ignored it. It usually only makes the noise when the cup-holder is down and being used, if it is folded up and out of the way it doesn't seem to make any noise. If you are still under warranty, id let Mazda have at it.
#22 of 22 Re: Rattle in the middle or 3rd row seats 2012-CX9 [bud_mazda_cx9]
Feb 13, 2013 (3:23 pm)
Bud- what was your resolution. I have pinpointed the rattle to the lever that moves the seat up and back under the passenger side 2nd row. I took it to the dealer and of course it wasn't rattling. If I ball up a glove and wedge it under the lever, it no longer rattles. This is extremely frustrating as I am dealing with this loud rattle, a paint defect and the wheel shaking when braking over 40.