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#345 of 608 Mazda CX-7 2011
Jan 27, 2012 (10:57 am)
I'm new in this forum and wanted to take a tour on the posts related to the Mazda CX-7, since I'm planing to get one very soon, by next month.
By reading the post above, I'm a little hesitant about the performance (technical) of this SUV. Now, I would like to have some advices from anyone about the Mazda CX-7, 2011.
Wuld you please recommend me to go for it?
#346 of 608 Re: Mazda CX-7 2011 [alitoba]
Jan 27, 2012 (11:06 am)
There are now 2 versions of the CX-7, one without the F/awd system and the "turbo" one with. If you think you really need the F/awd system then I would go for the turbo motor but immediately "wire" the wastegate WIDE OPEN.
If you lost to much "go" as a result you could have the head milled to raise the compression ratio to the DFI standard of 12:1.
Jan 27, 2012 (11:09 am)
I only know about the many engine problems with the 2007 CX7. The warranty company and dealership have been awful in attempting any resolution, despite the fact that I have a long term warranty. From all of the other posts in this forum, it seems like Everyone gets the same denial: There is sludge in the engine, which means you did not maintain the car. They even refuse to hand over the pictures they claim that they took of the engine saying that the pictures were "Their Property" How is that for customer service!!
#348 of 608 Re: Mazda CX-7 2011 [alitoba]
Jan 27, 2012 (12:16 pm)
I would recommend you absolutely STOP looking at Mazda. They have done nothing for the many many people out here who've been taken advantage of. I personally took excellent care of my car and at 73,000 miles replaced the timing chain, vvt actuator and repaired bent valves. It cost me $4500.00 dollars. I traded that POS as soon as I got it back. If you want something like this but only from a reputable car company look to Ford edge, Toyota Venza or a hyundai or Kia. The Kia is an excellent car for the money, but do not buy a Mazda anything.
#349 of 608 Re: Mazda CX-7 2011 [boogitybop]
Jan 27, 2012 (1:08 pm)
+1 on the Venza.
#350 of 608 Turbo Nightmare with Mazda CX7
Jan 27, 2012 (5:52 pm)
My turbo has gone in my engine for the second time! I had to replace it 15 months ago. Here we go again!!! Mazda needs to take responsibility that there is an obvious problem with these turbos! I have kept up with all my oil changes. I will never buy a Mazda Ever Again!! Are they that crooked to rip off so many consumers that have put their hard earned money and trust into a company that turns around and doesn't even back up their own MESS!! I've had it!! I've seen so many posts about this same problem, something should be done! If all businesses would treat their customers the way they do, there would be nothing left in the US. I've Had It!!
#351 of 608 Re: engine problem! [dj119]
Jan 27, 2012 (6:02 pm)
Count me in!! 4500$$$ for first Turbo replacement in my CX-7 now another for the second replacement. UNBELIEVABLE!
#352 of 608 Mazda CX-7 Turbo Problems
Jan 27, 2012 (6:48 pm)
My advice to anyone that owns the CX-7 and has turbo problems. Spray paint both sides of the vehicle saying "This car is a peice of Junk and Mazda doesn't Care!!!" Drive it around everywhere you can!! That's my next step!
#353 of 608 Re: Mazda CX-7 Turbo Problems [nvrbymzd]
Jan 27, 2012 (8:52 pm)
I wish I could drive my Mazda around...unfortunately it's toast:( I've been trying to complain on Facebook, but I haven't gotten a responses. If more people took action maybe that would make Mazda would fix there problems. There recall is pathetic!