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#380 of 547 Re: Metal noise from front brakes [nikolay23]
Feb 02, 2011 (11:47 am)
Hmmm, If you have not already done so, take it back again and have them do a through check. I had a 2007 cx9, and its probably not the same issue as mine HOWEVER... What I did do was take mine to a trusted mechanic who at first said he could not replicate the sound which sounded like a very distinct click when I would put it in drive after an overnight parking. Soon I noticed that the sound would happen every time I would come to a stop. The mechanic said have them (Mazda) check the transmission and transferbox. I went to them at least 8 times for that sound alone and 8-10 times in the first 11 months of owning that vehicle.
I caught some flak because of some past comments, but I was not making this stuff up , I know there are reputable dealers and tech people... but just like I said would happen, that dealership went under. And by the way their answer to my complaint was to put lithium grease in an attempt to quiet the noise. FAIL... I got rid of the vehicle 77000 miles front transmission and transfer box fail. Now to be fair I will say that is was the first year of the cx9, but my goodness... not even an attempt to fix any of the issues...if you would like I can make a list of things to keep an eye/ ear open for. Just in case.
#381 of 547 Re: Metal noise from front brakes [k1200]
Feb 02, 2011 (3:38 pm)
If you are hearing a "click-click" sound everytime you:
1. Put the vehicle in Drive or Reverse from a stand still...
2. Take off from a red light...
3. Let off the gas...
4. (Ocasionally) hit the brakes...
It is a well know problem, at least in the 2007 MY CX-9s. The repair is to get the front drive shaft splines packed with grease. Apparently there is just enough sloppy clearance between the splines in the drive shaft and the splines in the hub assembly to have some play and cause the "clicl-click" sound.
Mine does it, but it doesnt bother me as much or enough to dish out the money to get them greased. Maybe next time when I replace my front rotors I'll do it myself...
#383 of 547 Noise during the gear change in CX9
Feb 18, 2011 (6:31 pm)
I have a 2008 CX-9, there is a noise when the gear changes from 3rd to 4th, mainly when I accelerate slowly, it is driving me crazy, the engine sounds like one of an old car, anybody has experience the same issue ?
#385 of 547 Clunking Noise Front End Mazda CX-9 When braking at <30 MPH
Feb 18, 2011 (6:37 pm)
I have a 2008 CX-9 Sport, and I have notice a clunking noise in the front end mainly when driving and stopping at speeds lower than 30 MPH, at first I that I had drove over something but it is not, anyone has experienced the same issue ?
#386 of 547 Re: FWD CX-9 Sport Wind Noise [alamadeel]
Feb 21, 2011 (9:29 am)
I have a 2011 CX-9 with wind noise. I have isolated it to occur when there is a wind coming from the driver's side. The noise appears to be in the front passenger area. They tightened the passenger door the first time. I brought it back this morning since that didn't solve the problem. Having driven into winds coming from every direction, this seems to create the most noise. I find I don't have to be going fast - it is not an issue of speed - just the direction of the wind. I had a 2008 that I traded in and never noticed this issue at all.
#387 of 547 Re: Clunking Noise Front End Mazda CX-9 When braking at <30 MPH [waltcom08]
Mar 21, 2011 (5:05 pm)
I have a 2009 CX9 and first had a metal like sound when I turned and braked. It happened twice in the first year, but now it happens more frequently, usually when I am going around the circle in my development. It feels like the brakes are failing but they don;t, However, I can't seem to recreate it when I just make turns, sharp one, not so sharp ones, in an open parking lot.
I;ve had 2 mechanics check out underneath and saw nothing. Mazda says its my right tie rods. But the sound definitely comes from the left front. ???????
#388 of 547 Re: Clunking Noise Front End Mazda CX-9 When braking at <30 MPH [mebarbara]
Mar 21, 2011 (5:42 pm)
Dont know if it is the same issue I had... When I would put my 07 CX9 in gear, depress the brake first of course, then step on the gas just a little I would hear what could best be described as sounding like a sock with pennies being dropped. First it was very subtle then it began to happen whenever I would slow down also. I had taken it to the shop several times... and they never found it. Then it started when I would turn like leaving the driveway.. They told me it was the brake calipers. Which they did replace but not before giving me a hard time about the brakes I had installed....Only problem was those were the original brakes and I never had anyone other than Mazda work on my vehicle.
Not trying to bash Mazda, but mine was less than desirable, complete transmission failure at 71000 miles...
If you are interested...I can give you a list of things that went wrong...if nothing else..it would be f.y.i.
#389 of 547 Re: Clunking Noise Front End Mazda CX-9 When braking at <30 MPH [k1200]
Mar 22, 2011 (12:26 pm)