Gas mileage got really bad. And sure enough in less than 10 minutes he had named off several things I had been telling Mazda dealership were wrong with my car for years. Never buying a mazda again. They told her the exact excuse of not providing ample proof of oil changes. I had it towed it to a nearby Seattle-area shop Firestone who couldn't even take a look at it until the 26th. In bidding in this sale, the buyer agrees without reservation to GraysOnline doing so.
Started burning oil, but no obvious leaks, no puddles or oil at all on the ground. It is their engineering and parts error. Every time i called the dealership they always put me on hold which pissed me off! The company has also received a number of consumer complaints about variable valve timing assembly failure leading to catastrophic engine failures, according to the complaint. Thats without looking at it. Needless to say, I was unable to get a rental car yesterday as they were all closed by the time I got finished at the mechanic!!! Think mazda should pay for the issues. Please review the following questions to help you to unlock value from buying in an online auction. My wife slowed down for a corner and the engine made a loud clunk sound and shut off.
Does anyone know how I get in on this lawsuit? These should be taken as a guide only. Please verify with your local authorities if the engine passes smog and emissions regulations in your state. Should I get more information about the car before I bid? Through this whole process, no one was ever able to tell me exactly what happened. . Like their competition or the will go belly up.
Unfortunately Health and Safety limitations mean that bidders are not able to test-drive vehicles and we are not covered by insurance. This is caused by the lock pin of the variable valve timing actuator not fully engaging. Any damage to the engine due to improper installation will void warranty. The class action lawsuit for Mazda vehicle owners indicates presents claims for fraudulent concealment, breach of warranty, and violating consumer protection laws. Save for two years to buy a used motor for it? All lots have pictures assigned to them. This car should have lasted many more years before having a problem of this magnitude. It is a terrible thing when manufacturers do this to people, I put in 40 years of hard work before my heart failure, never screwed anyone over in my life, I anyone at Mazda reads this, come on by my place, I want shove this car somewhere so you can take it to work for some show and tell! The lawsuit says that the company determined that the variable valve timing assembly problems were caused by inadequate or improper hardening of the components when they were first manufactured and attempted several times to fix the problem.
Called mazda and asked about thos lawsuit and the woman didnt know her head from her butt on what to say about it so she said that she cant find an answer for me. I am debating on replacing timing chain myself or just trade it in. People will sell them and they wont have to fix the issue. Registration As registration and ownership requirements vary from state to state buyers should familiarise themselves with the registration requirements of the state in which the vehicle will be registered. I was furious beyond belief I still freakin am.
This information will be provided in the vehicle description. A few days later she had an issue with it running horribly. Mazda please have some integrity you knew about these issues with the engine from 2007-2010 so please take care of your customers. The buyers premium will be added to the final bid price. Enough ranting Mazda just needs to do the right thing and fix the problem or compensate owners. Do your homework on the value and model prior to bidding on what vehicle you want. He did more research and discovered that the vvt was bad as well.
I maintained it with regular oil changes. The oil was checked and was at a normal level though the dipstick itself was almost too hot to touch. I had that car for almost 8 years the majority of the years it ran like shit, Mazda new but did nothing to fix it and engine failure finally put my poor baby to sleep with less than 86,000 miles on it. I towed it to another shop open Christmas Eve a different Firestone , just to get a call a couple of hours later that a rod was sitting in the tray beneath the engine and the engine needed to be replaced. Is Inspection of the vehicle necessary? I asked to be transfered to someone who could have an answer and she flat out refused to help me in any way with it. The balance of a new car warranty will also apply to vehicles sold at auction.
As per the bidders agreement that you have agreed to Photos, descriptions and conditions reports if any should be used as a guide only. So apparently I neglected the vehicle, not! I am disgusted that there have been so many people before me with this issue, no warning signs, nothing, who have taken it to Mazda, and who have gotten absolutely no response. Assets included in this sale may be used, therefore inspection is highly recommended prior to bidding. Last week I went out to start it and after it turned over for a second it went right into sounding like a broken timing chain. It now has about 90,000 miles and started making the ticking sound when cranking. Ask questions and Inspect the vehicle - our Auto team can be reached on 1300 064 978 or email. Now at 93 thousand miles the motor has no or little compression in the number 2 cylinder sp now i have to replace the motor engine at a cost to purchase of 3,600 dollars that is a new motor from part store and not the cost of installation motor has consumed oil since we bought it with only 28,000 miles shame on mazda never another vehicle from them.