Down on Power

Some owners of a 2016-2018 Mazda CX-3/CX-9 or 2013-2018 CX-5 may complain about a lack of power under heavy load without any warning lights or DTCs.

The concern may be due to a loose or detached hood weatherstrip, which can cause a blockage or restriction in the air intake system.

Hood weatherstrip correctly installed (see arrow).
<p>Hood weatherstrip correctly installed (see arrow).</p>

Hood weatherstrip loose/detached from hood (see arrow).
<p>Hood weatherstrip loose/detached from hood (see arrow).</p>

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