Suspension Problems of Mazda Tribute
Mazda Tribute owners have reported 12 problems related to suspension (under the suspension category).
#1 - Suspension problem of the 2004 Mazda Tribute
The car was a 2004 Mazda Tribute. The right wheel wheel well is completly rusted through including the rear shock mounts. The only thing holding the metal together was the outer undercoating spary. My 18 year old son was driving on the interstate in this condition. I searched the internet and see that other Mazda Tribute and Ford escape owners have the same problem. It's an obvious manufature's defect that is occuring nationally and is a serious safety issue. Department of transportation federal highway administration. This suspension problem happened on 08/05/13.
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#2 - Suspension problem of the 2005 Mazda Tribute
The car involved is a 2005 Mazda Tribute. The right rear wheel well metal as well as the strut attachment are rusted. Parts of the wheel well dislodge while driving. Mechanics tell me that the right rear strut will become unattached. They say that this is evident on Ford escapes as well. The right rear is the only affected area. Potentially a very serious problem. Mazda claims it is out of warranty - too bad. The failure date was Apr. 1, 2013.
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#3 - Suspension problem of the 2006 Mazda Tribute
The vehicle involved was a 2006 Mazda Tribute. Mazda 2006 Tribute awd 4 cylinder with 20,000. At 17,000 miles on it noticed all four tires showing sidewall wear and feathering on tread. Had car aligned by dealer, told car alignment was out by 0. 25 degrees. At 20,000 miles noticing cupping on all four tires. Driving 85% highway no off road activity. Noticing alignment was out after 3500 miles. Average yearly driving miles 20,000. Beginning to fell that there is a problem in front end geometry. It was 06/28/07 when this suspension issue occurred.
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#4 - Suspension problem of the 2005 Mazda Tribute
The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 4F2CZ96145_. Mazda Tribute violently rolled from side to side. The vehicle would become extremely unstable. On another occasion the vehicle nearly rolled over. This suspension problem happened on Jun. 12, 2004.
#5 - Suspension problem of the 2005 Mazda Tribute
The vehicle involved is a 2005 Mazda Tribute. Vehicle violently swerved from side to side, became unstable. While driving in rainy weather the vehicle became unstable and felt as if was going to roll over. The consumer contacted the manufacturer but ha not received a response. This problem occurred on Oct. 1, 2004.
#6 - Suspension problem of the 2005 Mazda Tribute
When the brakes of the consumer's 2005 Mazda Tribute were applied the vehicle pulled to the left or right. There was a rattle on the right side, the drivers mirror vibrated, the temperature sensor in the auto dimming mirror registered incorrectly, the wiper did not have complete contact with the window and there was a rust spot on the inside lip of the moon roof. It was Thu., Dec. 30, 2004 when this suspension issue happened.
#7 - Suspension problem of the 2003 Mazda Tribute
The car is a 2003 Mazda Tribute. Consumer states that while driving vehicle over a metal bridge vehicle would move left to right. Dealer notified. This issue happened on 05/14/2003.
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#8 - Suspension problem of the 2002 Mazda Tribute
The vehicle having this issue was a 2002 Mazda Tribute. Vehicle has stalled out while consumer was driving. Steering wheel locked up, then engine shut down. Consumer has had this problem fixed twice before. Stalling of the vehicle caused brake and steering failures. The vehicle stalled several times. Dealer replaced mass air flow sensor and dpfe after third incident, also consumer stated vehicle was pulling to the right, the dealer perfomed an alignment. This issue happened on Jun. 24, 2002.
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#9 - Suspension problem of the 2002 Mazda Tribute
The car was a 2002 Mazda Tribute. While driving vehicle will pull to the left,unable to drive straight. If vehicle is on a highway and the road is curved not straight it will make a left turn. Contacted dealer. They sad this was normal. It was Tuesday, July 16, 2002 when this suspension issue occurred.
#10 - Suspension problem of the 2001 Mazda Tribute
The car involved was a 2001 Mazda Tribute. The VIN of this vehicle is PLEASE PRO_. The front suspension wore and caused the vehicle to be hard to control. Dealer notified. This problem occurred on Mar. 13, 2003.
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#11 - Suspension problem of the 2001 Mazda Tribute
The vehicle having this issue was a 2001 Mazda Tribute. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 4F2UU07B21_. The steering wheel wandered which caused the vehicle to change lanes at high and low speeds. Ph. The emission light illuminated and the problem was repaired twice. The steering problem was repaired 6 times. This issue happened on June 11, 2003.
#12 - Suspension problem of the 2001 Mazda Tribute
The vehicle was a 2001 Mazda Tribute. Vehicle identification number (VIN): 4F2UU07B21_. The vehicle pulled to the right so severely, that constant attention had to be maintained on the steering wheel. The pull was more severe at higher speeds. The dealer attempted to fix the vehicle 7 times, and they stated the problem was caused by crown of the road or the consumer's tires. Also there was condensation in the headlamp.
Other Suspension related problems of Mazda Tribute:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Front Suspension problems||5|
|Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problems||4|
|Front Suspension Control Arm problems||3|
|Sway Bar problems||3|
|Front Suspension Coil Spring problems||2|
|Ball Joint problems||2|
|Rear Suspension problems||2|
|Rear Suspension Shock Absorber problems||1|
|Front Suspension Stabilizer Bar problems||1|
|Suspension Noise problems||1|
|Rear Axle Spindle problems||1|
|Front Suspension Hub problems||1|