Rattle Noise from Convertible Top – 2016 Mazda MX-5

2016 MX-5 – RATTLE NOISE FROM HEADER PANEL OF CONVERTIBLE TOP APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2016 MX-5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1ND******107384 (produced before October 26, 2015)   Some vehicles may exhibit a rattle noise (A) from the header panel (B) of the convertible top when driving on a rough road.   The header panel (A) … Read more

Rattle / Pop Noise from Instrument Panel and/or a Creak Noise from A-Pillar – 2013-2015 Mazda CX-5

2013-2015 CX-5 – RATTLE / POP NOISE FROM INSTRUMENT PANEL AND/OR CREAK NOISE FROM A-PILLAR OVER ROUGH / BUMPY ROADS APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2013-2015 CX-5 vehicles with VINs of JM3KE******514170 or lower (produced before July 31, 2014)   While driving over rough or bumpy roads, some vehicles may exhibit a rattle / pop noise from the … Read more

Unusual Rattle/Buzzing Noise from Exhaust – 2010-2015 Mazda CX-9

2010-2015 CX-9 – UNUSUAL RATTLE / BUZZ TYPE NOISE FROM PRE-SILENCER APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2010-2015 CX-9   Unusual rattle/buzzing type noise from the presilencer when driving at approximately 1800 rpm.   The lower (rear-side) of the pre-silencer may be thermally deformed due to insufficient rigidity (fewer weld spots). The deformed portion may resonate exhaust gas pulsations, … Read more

Rattle Noise from Front Door when Base is Turned Up – 2010-2013 Mazda3

2010-2013 MAZDA3 – RATTLE NOISE FROM FRONT DOOR WHEN DRIVING OR WHEN AUDIO BASS IS TURNED UP APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2010-2013 Mazda3   Rattling noise from inside the front door when the door vibrates while driving or when the audio system bass is turned up.   This is caused by a worn pad (A) on the … Read more

Rattle Noise from Rear of Vehicle – 2015 Mazda CX-5

2015 CX-5 – RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE If you encounter a complaint of an unusual rattle noise coming from the rear of the vehicle, inspect the rear spoiler for looseness.   If the rear spoiler mounting nuts are coming loose, add Three Bond Anaerobic Adhesive¬†[easyazon_cta align=”center” identifier=”B00230HCO2″ key=”small-light” locale=”US” tag=”mazdaoemdtc-20″] (or equivalent) … Read more