Mazda 3 2009 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Mazda 3 2009 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

What car should I buy that is reliable and safe?

Answered by CarsGuide 12 Jul 2019

You’ve got a limited budget, which will determine the car you can buy. It will be a relatively old car, so buy one in the best condition you can find, with the lowest odometer reading, a good service history, and the best safety rating. Try a Mazda3, Toyota Corolla, Kia Rio, and Hyundai i30 from 2008/2009.

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Mazda 2, 3 and 6 recalled over driver's seat defect

Mazda 2, 3 and 6 recalled over driver's seat defect

22 Feb 2017 · by Justin Hilliard

Mazda Australia has issued a national recall for 124,686 examples of its last-generation Mazda2, Mazda3 and Mazda6 models which were sold between September 2007 and March 2012.

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Best first car options?

Answered by CarsGuide 11 Nov 2016

Do not buy a Cruze, or buy a European brand. They will prove costly. It's best to go for the cars that are well proven over many years. The Lancer is a good one, but so too is the Toyota Yaris or Corolla, Suzuki Swift, Mazda2 or 3, or Mitsubishi Colt.

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Mazda recalls 2.2 million cars over rust risk

Mazda recalls 2.2 million cars over rust risk

2 Sep 2016 · by Andrew Chesterton

Mazda has issued a global recall of more than 2.2 million cars from across its range to rectify a potential corrosion issue that affects some of its best-selling models.

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Mazda 3 2009: ABS light always on

Answered by CarsGuide 2 Oct 2015

There's no option but to fix whatever is wrong with the ABS system, without doing that the system won't be working and your braking is affected. Without knowing what is wrong with it it's hard to comment on the quoted cost of repairs. To save some money you could go to an independent mechanic, or a brake specialist.

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2009 Mazda 3 struggling aircon

Answered by CarsGuide 1 Dec 2014

It's definitely not normal, based on the dozens of Mazdas I have driven. Get along to an aircon expert for a diagnosis as it could be something as simple as needing extra coolant gas.

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