Grinding Noise from Clutch Pedal – 2016 Mazda MX-5

2016 MX-5 – GRINDING NOISE FROM CLUTCH PEDAL WHEN DEPRESSING APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2016 MX-5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1ND******104047 (produced before August 7, 2015)   Grind noise from around the clutch pedal when depressing it all the way down.   This is caused by a stick-slip noise occurring at the contact point (A) between … Read more

Squeaking / Grinding Noise from Rear Brakes – 2013-2014 Mazda CX-5

2013-2014 CX-5 – SQUEAKING / GRINDING NOISE FROM REAR BRAKES APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2013-2014 CX-5 with VINs lower than JM3 KE******401869 (produced before Oct. 9, 2013)   Squeaking / grinding noise from the rear brakes.   This noise may be caused by the wear indicators of prematurely worn outer rear brake pads. NOTE: The inner rear … Read more

Squeaking/Grinding Noise from Rear Brakes – 2014-2016 Mazda3

2016 Mazda3

2014-2016 MAZDA3 – SQUEAKING/GRINDING NOISE FROM REAR BRAKE APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2014-2016 Mazda3 vehicles with VINs starting with JM1   Squeaking/grinding noise from the rear brake even after the brake pedal is released.   Upon inspection, the caliper mounting support is corroded and one of the disc pad is abnormally worn out (A). This is caused … Read more