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Why NOT to EVER buy a Mazda.

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by tacoholic, May 12, 2009.

  1. May 12, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic [OP] 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    My only reason to not buy a Mazda...they invalidated my warranty. Yup, I have no warranty on any of the outstanding issues with the car that they haven't fixed. I ranted on the Mazda forum so I just though I'd share.

    Parts included...
    rear brakes
    headliner rattles (which they found!!! and attempted to fix.)
    transmission
    seat belt buckles
    hatch interior plastic crap piece whatever it is
    various rattles
    doors
    engine

    Yea, sucks! Car will be gone soon, I'm hoping for less than 40 days.
    Begin countdown! :D 38...
     
  2. May 12, 2009 at 11:27 PM
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    johnecon2001

    johnecon2001 Well-Known Member

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    Why would they invalidate your warranty? You're leaving some info out here it seems...
     
  3. May 12, 2009 at 11:29 PM
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    TRD4x4858

    TRD4x4858 Taco Traitor!

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    BONE STOCK! lol
    Yeah um rear brakes? wear item
    rattles?? cmon
    buckles?
    plastic pieces? you sound like a customer that doesnt like his car and wants out, complaining about every little thing, get rid of it and get a Taco
     
  4. May 12, 2009 at 11:32 PM
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  5. May 12, 2009 at 11:45 PM
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    Yota_dvl

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    My buddy's RX7 is pretty nice but he's tunnered up that shit to not a damn thing is stock in it! but me friends Mazda 3 speed 5 door the engine sounds like not a damn bolt it holding it down, the tranny smells like burn plastic when ya get into 3rd gear or higher then the car alarm goes off when she hits bumps sometimes.... sounds like the sister of yours bud, but my Ex's HOT ASS sister's mazda 3 speed 4 door never had a problem with that one
     
  6. May 12, 2009 at 11:51 PM
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    MiikeyD

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    mazda now = ford
     
  7. May 12, 2009 at 11:54 PM
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    Yota_dvl

    Yota_dvl Well-Known Member

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    FOUND ON ROAD DEAD!!!!
    FOUND ON ROAD DAMAGED!!!
    FOUND ON ROAD DISEASED !!!
    Found Out Replaced Dodge?
     
  8. May 13, 2009 at 12:50 AM
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    MiikeyD

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    fix or repair daily? our e-250 econoliner struts just gave out..
     
  9. May 13, 2009 at 12:54 AM
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    Yota_dvl

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    never heard that one :rolleyes: I like it though :D fits them right!
     
  10. May 13, 2009 at 1:04 AM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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  11. May 13, 2009 at 1:11 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Why would they invalidate the warranty? :confused:
    Oh, how bout: F'd over reconditioned Dodge.
    Or: Failed on race day.
     
  12. May 13, 2009 at 11:23 AM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic [OP] 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    It seems when a dealer can't find anything if you complain to them enough times they stop doing anything to it alltogether and claim "phantom problems" that I get almost everyday I drive it.
    Rear brakes burn profusely when it's driven, like on any day that's not 50degrees or below they smell like they're on fire. They've also smoked on me before.
    If the headliner right next to your ear and the gauge cluster ratteld you'd want that fixed right?
    Buckles could be a safety issue, the rear ones sound like there are plastic pieces that broke off and rattle aorund inside them.
    The plastic piece is the entire interior piece of the hatch, something broke loose in there a few weeks ago now and it's incredibly loud and just rattles around in there.
    I do want to get out of it but this is actual shit they won't ackgnowledge.
     
  13. May 13, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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    steviestyles

    steviestyles The "Search" tab is your friend!!

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    Can you go to another dealer ?
     
  14. May 13, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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    Phantom_X-SP

    Phantom_X-SP Rude Boy |><|

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    I had an '06 RX-8 Shinka prior to getting the Taco and loved it. I would have kept it if I didn't need more room. Sounds like you have yourself a true problem car. I agree with steviestyles...see if you can go to another dealer :notsure:
     
  15. May 13, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic [OP] 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    It's sitting in the service lot at my third dealer. I have to travel my ass waaaaaay out to the boondocks to get into a different district so I can get a different district manager, my current district manager is the guy that f**ked me over. :(
     
  16. May 13, 2009 at 8:27 PM
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    Different vehicles, different quirks...they ALL have them.
     
  17. May 13, 2009 at 9:03 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic [OP] 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    Haha! Well P5's are better cars than Mazda3's so I don't blame you. :D
     
  18. May 13, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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    heheh all these ford acronyms Found Off Road Dead
     
  19. May 13, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    seriously...this couldve been summed up a lot better

    why NOT to EVER buy a Mazda

    its a ford product.

    /discussion

    :)
     
  20. May 13, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    chris4x4

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