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Mazda CX-7, Engine, SUV
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#348 of 611 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 611 Re: Mazda CX-7 2011 [boogitybop]
Jan 27, 2012 (1:08 pm)
+1 on the Venza.
#350 of 611 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 611 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 611 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 611 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!
#355 of 611 Re: My Mazda's Noise [bikerpapa]
Jan 28, 2012 (3:10 pm)
One of the single most important things you can do to extend the life of your turbo is install a "turbo timer". I just got one for my wife's CX-7, it cost $30.0 and the "cool down time" it gives after turning off the ignition will save your turbo. It keeps the engine running for a period of time after you shut off the ignition. Cooling the turbo so the oil doesn't "bake" in the bearing.
#356 of 611 Re: My Mazda's Noise [delta2565]
Jan 28, 2012 (3:43 pm)
where did you find one for $30?
#357 of 611 Re: Turbo Sensor Replacement just a quick fix?????? [ckboles]
Jan 28, 2012 (3:57 pm)
Mazda seems to be telling everyone who brings in their CX-7 for problems that the only repair option is to replace the engine.
Not knowing what your engine issue is I will only emphasize that if the engine runs but has lost most of it's power then it can be repaired much cheaper and doesn't need a replacement.
My daughter's engine ran very well, but the turbo was fried. And they told her she needed a new engine. It was a lie.