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Some 2014-2018 Mazda3 vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission may exhibit a squeak noise from the right front driveshaft at the transaxle. The concern is likely to occur when driving at speeds between 37-50 mph with the ATF at normal operating temperature.

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Jeep Revision

This bulletin applies to 2011-2013 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine and either the Continuously Variable Transaxle or the Continuously Variable Transaxle with Off-Road Crawl Ratio. Customers may say they hear a clatter or rattle noise coming from the engine on initial start after a long cold soak. The MIL may also be on, and DTC P050B (cold start ignition timing performance) may be set.

Mazda3 Squeak

Some 2012-2018 Mazda3 vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission may exhibit a squeak noise from the right front driveshaft at the transaxle. This concern is likely to occur when driving at speeds 37 – 50 mph with the ATF at normal operating temperature.

Shake, Rattle and Roll

Some 2010-2013 Ford Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit am excessive engine vibration at idle, most noted when the transmission is in reverse.

Jeep Goes Clatter

Owners of 2011-2013 Jeep Compass or Patriot vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine and either the Continuously Variable Transaxle or the Continuously Variable Transaxle with Off-Road Crawl Ratio may complain of a clatter or rattle noise from the engine upon cold start-up after a long cold soak. A MIL may also be on, with DTC P050B (cold start ignition timing performance) stored.

Hybrid Hijinks

Some 2005-2007 Ford Escape hybrid vehicles may exhibit a concern where the engine fails soon after starting. This may be a crank/no-start condition being misdiagnosed due to the unique design of the hybrid powertrain system. DTC P0A7D (battery pack state of charge low) and/or P1A0C (engine disabled) may be present.

Want cheese with that whine?

Some 2005-2006 Mazda Tributes equipped with an automatic transaxle may exhibit a driveline whine at 20-45 mph during light acceleration or deceleration. The sound may be more pronounced if the vehicle is equipped with steel wheels.

Shifty Hyundai

This bulletin applies to certain Hyundai vehicles where one or more of the following automatic transaxle DTCs are stored:

Hot Mazda hybrid

This TSB applies to 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid vehicles. Some vehicles may exhibit a red triangle light and codes indicating a transaxle over-temp. This condition may result in reduced power as the system activates fail-safe operation. Various DTCs may also be set:

Revised Toyota transaxle harness

Some 2010 Toyota Corolla, Matrix and Yaris vehicles equipped with the U34#E automatic transaxle may exhibit a MIL-on condition with DTC P0713 (transaxle fluid temperature sensor S high input) stored in the engine control module.