Noise From Rear Brakes Due to Brake Drag – 2016 Mazda CX-5

2016 Mazda CX-5

Subject: NOISE FROM REAR BRAKES DUE TO BRAKE DRAG Bulletin No: 04-005/16 Last Issued: 08/05/2016   APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2016 CX-5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM3KE******781350 (produced before Feb. 22, 2016)   DESCRIPTION Some vehicles may exhibit rear brake dragging, resulting in brake noise and abnormal outer brake pad wear. This may be caused when the Electronic … Read more

Rear Drum Brakes Grabbing – 2002-2009 Mazda B-Series Trucks

2002-2008 B-SERIES TRUCKS – GRABBING CONDITION FROM REAR DRUM BRAKES APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2002-2009 B-Series Trucks   Some vehicles may experience a grabbing condition from the rear drum brake assemblies during the first few brake applications. The condition only occurs after the vehicle has been parked for several hours.   To reduce moisture intrusion into the … Read more

Clunk/Rattle Noise from Rear Brakes – 2016 Mazda MX-5

2016 MX-5 – CLUNK/RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR BRAKE APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2016 MX-5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1ND******107656 (produced before November 1, 2015)   Clunk/rattle noise from the rear brakes when going over lane dots or uneven/rough road surfaces.   Vibration from the road surface shakes the brake caliper causing the brake pads in the … 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