definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 miles

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problem #1

Jul 032011

MAZDA3 4-cyl

  • 30,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Mazda Mazda3. The contact was driving 50 mph in rainy weather when she attempted to activate the windshield wipers, but the wipers would not turn on. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the ground harness was replaced. Approximately three months later, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back to have the failure diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 30,000. Updated 01/13/12 the consumer stated a wire was found not properly secured. Updated 01/19/12

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA