This bulletin applies to 2010 Mazda Tribute models. Some vehicles may exhibit an intermittent knocking or thumping noise from the left cylinder head. After the engine temperature reaches 210-220 degrees Fahrenheit, the noise is typically heard from the rear of the engine as the vehicle comes to a stop.
Some 2012 Mazda5 vehicles produced before April 10, 2012, may experience the MIL on with DTC P0451:00 stored in memory. This is caused by foreign material adhering to the fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor. To prevent this from happening, the installation angle of the FTP sensor has been changed.
Some 2011-2013 Mazda6 models equipped with the 2.5L engine with VINs lower than 1YVHZ****D5M07793, produced before June 18, 2012, may experience a MIL on with DTC P0600:00 (serial communication link) stored in memory. As a result, the customer may also notice a loss of engine power while driving due to engine fail-safe mode initiation.
Some 2012 Mazda CX-9 vehicles may exhibit an inoperable power liftgate after the vehicle battery has been disconnected then reconnected. The power liftgate will require re-initialization.
This bulletin applies to 2012 Mazda Mazda3/Mazdaspeed3 vehicles. The recent Mazda Skyactiv-Drive FW6A-EL automatic transmission uses ATF Type FZ. Only use ATF-FZ to fill or top off the fluid level.
This bulletin applies to 2011-2013 Mazda6 vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engine and produced before June 18, 2012. Some vehicles may experience a MIL on with DTC P0600:00 stored in memory (serial communication link). As a result, the customer may experience a loss of engine power due to engine fail-safe mode initiation.
Some 2009-2010 Mazda CX-9 vehicles may experience an engine stall. This applies to vehicles produced from May 1, 2009, to July 31, 2009. The engine will restart and no DTC may be stored. This may be caused by an open circuit in the injector wiring harness and/or a short circuit to the CKP (crankshaft position sensor) wire shielding near connector 0140-16.
This bulletin applies to 2011 Mazda2 vehicles. Some customers may complain about a slight clunk, bang or jolt from the front of the vehicle after starting the engine and as the vehicle first begins to move forward.
This bulletin applies to 2009 Mazda Tribute models. Some vehicles may exhibit a rough idle when the engine is cold, under load (such as A/C on) and in Drive range. All ignition and fuel system tests may pass and there are no DTCs.
Some 2001-2009 Mazda B4000 vehicles may exhibit a buzzing noise from the upper engine area at about 1,900 rpm under light load acceleration.