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Check Engine Light On problems of the 2007 Mazda Cx-7

Seven problems related to check engine light on have been reported for the 2007 Mazda Cx-7.

car   Check Engine Light On problem 1
Failure Date: 05/23/2016

Hi, we bought Mazda Cx-7 grand touring [VIN# last 8 digits: 70103229] used car during oct 2014 in fremont. The car had around 84k miles. We spent around $13k thinking good fit for kids school drop in short distance. Hardly used < 9k miles in 2 years. Timely service has been done. However, recently seeing check engine light on with code p0303 [engine-3] missfires. Replaced spark plugs, perform fluid system cleaning, replace throttle body spending close to $1500+. Check engine still stays on even after this¿. Now fremont Mazda dealer recommending to replace the engine [which costs around $9k]. Later did some study on web and learnt that Mazda Cx-7 is very well known for this issues and that is the reason Mazda has discontinued the Cx-7 model knowing internal turbo related issues. Customers buy cars based on search and reliability considering long term usage [like other cars which runs more than 150k miles] and not expected this. It¿s pain to see not hardly used 10k+ miles even after spending $15k. Mazda should accept their engine design issue and do some credit to lost costumer. To keep this customer [me] with Mazda, Mazda should refund the total customer expenses and allow him to by new Mazda latest version by paying difference amount. Have attached recent documents from fremont-Mazda dealer for your review and support. Highly appreciate your understanding and helping the customer. Home address: thirumalesh thirumala 367 paso roble cmn fremont, CA, 94539. Cell: 201-320-4808 email: thiru102003@yahoo. Com or tthiruma@cisco. Com car details: Mazda Cx-7 grand touring. VIN# last 8 digits: 70103229 apprx miles: 96k+ regards, thirumalesh.

car   Check Engine Light On problem 2
Failure Date: 03/23/2016

In the last 2 months I've had issues with the airbag system light illuminating on the dash and also the passenger occupancy light not illuminating at all. I then have a check engine light on and had it diagnosed and it is the thermostat that is not working properly. The tech at the auto shop said that this is extremely common with Mazda Cx-7. If that is the case, why has it not been recalled? I have read through hundreds of articles online stating the same issues with the airbag system and the thermostat.

car   Check Engine Light On problem 3
Failure Date: 04/29/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2007 Mazda Cx-7. The contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph, the check engine warning light illuminated and the vehicle failed to accelerate when the accelerator pedal was depressed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 86,500. Djr.

car   Check Engine Light On problem 4
Failure Date: 09/24/2012

Vehicle was traveling north bound when check engine light came on as well as at on the driver console, the car would not accelerate or shift from 3rd gear in the middle highway causing the vehicle to decrease in speed.

car   Check Engine Light On problem 5
Failure Date: 08/22/2010

Mazda Cx-7 with less than 90,000 has engine light on due to bad variable actuator for the engine and bad oil control valve. I have had regular oil changes and maintenance. The cost of repair is $1700. Last year I spent $3000. 00 due to air conditioner and other problems with the car with less than 60,000.

car   Check Engine Light On problem 6
Failure Date: 06/27/2010

The contact owns a 2007 Mazda Cx-7. While traveling 60 mph the contact noticed that the check engine light had appeared on the dashboard, seconds later the contact noticed that the vehicle had suddenly shut off without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealership where the contact had the engine replaced due to the timing chain breaking. There were no prior warnings. The current mileage was 61000 and the failure mileage was 58000.

car   Check Engine Light On problem 7
Failure Date: 04/11/2010

2007 Mazda Cx-7 with 44,000 miles and the ac compressor locked up and left me stranded on the side of the road. Engine began to smoke and smell like burning rubber with no engine warning lights or signs of trouble.