Mazda BT-50 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Mazda BT-50 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Mazda BT50: Drifting when it rains
My dad’s Mazda BT50 Freestyle Cab 4X2 becomes extremely dangerous when it rains due to the fact that it’s RWD and because of the light aluminium tray. This results in drifting around every corner and ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2017: Is there a safety recall?
Is there are safety recall on the 2017 Mazda BT-50? Read more
Mazda BT50 2013: Jumping out of fifth gear
Just recently my 2013 Mazda BT50 has started jumping out of 5th gear. Anyone else have this issue with a 2013 model? Read more
Mazda BT-50 2015: Dropping back from 6th gear to 5th on a slight incline
My 2015 Mazda BT-50 starts to drop back from 6th gear to 5th on a slight incline on the road when it would not usually happen. Then it starts to loose power and goes into like a limp mode. This ...Read more
Ram 2500 and 3500 lead latest round of safety recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued its latest round of safety recalls, led by American Special Vehicle’s converted Ram 2500 and 3500 pick-ups. ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2010: How reliable is it?
I’m looking for a diesel ute as a first vehicle for a P-plater on a budget. I’ve found a 2010 Mazda BT-50 that’s done 388,000 km, which sounds high, but it does come with service books. How reliable ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2007: Noisy clutch
The clutch in my 2007 Mazda BT-50 started being noisy and the mechanic said it was a thrust bearing. He replaced it and within 100 km it started making much more noise than prior to it being replaced ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2011: Turbo noise?
My dad has a problem with his 2011 Mazda BT-50. Every time the turbo kicks in it makes a squeaking noise. We adjusted the tensioner, but it kept going. I don't know what might be wrong. Can you help? Read more
Mazda BT-50: Engine and powertrain light illuminated
The engine and powertrain light on my 2015 Mazda BT-50 is illuminated at all times. I've tried turning the car off and turning it on again, but the alarm is not going away. A mate of mine said try ...Read more
What's wrong with my seatbelt?
Please help me with my safety belt for my 2008 Mazda BT-50. The safety belt cannot pull up us hard. Read more
Mazda BT-50: Automatic transmission flaring
I have a problem with the automatic transmission in my 2014 Mazda BT-50 XTR dual-cab. In one particular location I regularly visit it involves driving downhill over approx. six speed bumps. The speed ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2009: What is the best oil to use?
I've always used Valvoline Fully Synthetic 5W-10 in my 2009 BT-50 that’s done 200,000 km. The aftermarket fitted Mann-Hummel Oil Catch Can collects a fair amount of oil from the rocker cover blow off ...Read more
Ford, Mazda lead latest safety recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published its latest round of safety recalls, with models from Ford, Mazda, BMW, Kia, Audi, Jeep, Alfa Romeo and Lamborghini affected. Read more
When is the new Mazda BT-50 coming out?
When is the new Mazda BT-50 coming out? Read more
Mazda BT-50: Automatic transmission recall
Are there any known issues with the 2017 Mazda BT-50’s gearbox? Read more
Mazda BT-50 2014: Cold start stalling
Within 10 km of the first drive my 2014 Mazda BT-50 auto will stall when it slows down and stops. It starts again no dramas and this won't happen again for at least a week up to a few months. No ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2013: Burst heater hose
My 2013 Mazda BT-50 recently suffered catastrophic engine failure and requires a new engine, despite having only done 100,000 km and being just 12 months out of warranty. A heater hose burst, which ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2014: Coolant hose to the turbo fractured
My son nearly 'lost' the engine in his 2014 Mazda BT-50 when the coolant hose to the turbo fractured, which is a problem Mazda is only fixing on service, but no recall to replace this that has the ...Read more
Mazda BT-50 2017: Why is it dropping into limp mode?
My 2017 Mazda BT-50 has dropped into limp mode numerous times. It has been to the dealer now six times, each time with a different cause logged on the diagnostic check, including accelerator position ...Read more