This is a known issue with the Cx-7 and a danger to the driver and other drivers around when the cars stop working due to the issues with the turbo. Mazda is aware of the issue. They stated they had experience replacing the timing chains and repairing engine damage in other vehicles and that they could diagnose whether that was an option. Circuit P1688 Metering Oil Pump Stepping Motor Cont. I would say,go for it. My car has an automatic transmission. I changed the oil in the vehicle, and have the vehicle served on a regular basis, but never had any problems like that.
I contacted my local shop who advised me to contact kracl automotive in glenwood springs. I called Mazda and have been dealing with them ever since. Dahle Mazda in salt lake city close to 200 photographs of the vehicle and spoke with the towing company. If so, did you already look to see if any codes were stored? The failure mileage was unknown. I don't know anything about Mazda problem's so cannot advise on that but engines in general are all the same. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. Check engine still stays on even after this¿.
The air bag light is on and was on when I took it in. Flagged down two semi drivers, they got out there fire extinguishers and discharged them the vehicle became fully engulfed, and ended up having an explosion uhp arrived on scene trooper derek spencer badge 341 local fire arrived. If it goes off by itself, then comes back on a few days later then you have an intermittent fault. My vehicle falls into this group. The fault was eventually discovered to be a missing gasket at the oil filter cap which allowed oil to seep out of the car nonstop since my last oil change.
Have attached recent documents from fremont-Mazda dealer for your review and support. I then have a check engine light on and had it diagnosed and it is the thermostat that is not working properly. I attempted to apply the brakes but the car won't stop! Later did some study on web and learnt that Mazda Cx-7 is very well known for this issues and that is the reason Mazda has discontinued the Cx-7 model knowing internal turbo related issues. Purchased ours new Feb 2008. Mazda issued a warranty extension to 7 years, 70,000 miles for this faulty timing chain in January 2012 but is now refusing to honor any warranty on the premature failure of the timing chain. If there is a link to a specific diagnosis strategy for the code then follow that and start testing. Below you will find the most complete list of Mazda trouble codes available.
Upon further investigation, I found story after story with the same plot line. Look up your code definition. Kept calling until finally about three weeks later they told me I should call Mazda directly and provided me with their number. We do ask that you please read the info available on the site first so that we can help reduce repeat questions. This is not an insurance issue. The dealership says that it common for that make and model.
After an evaluation of my car the serviceman told me that there had been a defect in the engines in 2007 Cx-7 and there had been a recall on them and that mine was past the point of being fixed. As I was doing some research I have noticed that there are many complaint out there for this same issue. I had a tug of war with the dealership. I would say,go for it. Now, the entire engine has to be replaced because it ran for 2 miles with oil. No remedy was offered and I was told it wasn't worth repairing. The light does not remain again for couple of days.
One morning on my way to work, the car simply stopped accelerating when I hit a small hill. Very common but Mazda wont admit to it. There were no prior warnings. The approximate failure mileage was 86,500. Took it back and they said, well it is probably another problem. I phoned nearest dealers in denver and Colorado springs to discuss with service departments.
I still have 3 years left on this car and its not fair that Mazda knows about this issue but refuses to do anything about it. I know one thing I hope and pray nothing happens to me while driving my vehicle because I will not hesitate to file a lawsuit against the Mazda Corp. The vehicle was 200 miles from my home, and 250 miles from the closest dealer at that point, so I had it towed to the closest garage that would look at it, about 60 miles away. I took it to a non-affiliated Mazda mechanic and he said it is the throttle the car stopped again in may, 2015 and hears the engine noise which could be the timing chain. I now have 4,000 miles left on my warranty.