Mazda Tribute 2002 Problems

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Tribute automatic noise

Answered by CarsGuide 8 Aug 2014

At such low mileage I would doubt that the transmission is shot, so before I replaced it I would consult an automatic transmission specialist and get their opinion. It could simply be that it needs servicing.

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Mazda waited a week for recall

Mazda waited a week for recall

13 Nov 2012 · by Joshua Dowling

Mazda’s slogan might be “zoom zoom” but it took seven days longer than Ford to announce an identical recall for a jammed throttle -- for a car made on the same production line.Mazda is recalling 26, ...

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Mazda recalls 26,000 Tributes

Mazda recalls 26,000 Tributes

12 Nov 2012 · by Karla Pincott

...that could jam the engine onto full power.The notice has been given for 3.0-litre V6 Tributes sold here between December 2000 and February 2007 with factory fitted cruise control. The Tribute, ...

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Need a specialist

Answered by CarsGuide 27 Apr 2006

THE Tribute is a gas guzzler, but that's far too high. It should be more like 13 litres/100 km. I suggest you take it to a Mazda specialist and have a diagnostic check. There are several possible explanations for the problem, one being the oxygen sensor.

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