2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
We bought a 2008 CX 7 with 62,000 miles on it in April 2012 they replaced the vvt adjuster and chain at that point. It is now March 2013 and 14,000 miles later and the vvt is out again, the turbo is out and after a $3000 quote to repair it my dealer calls back and says "well we made the repairs to your car but it is going to need an engine".
That is supposed to cost $6,000. No helpis being brought from Mazda the issue is being pushed to higher up in the world of Mazda.
Needless to say Mazda has not impressed me.
They are telling me this is caused by "sludge".
But in the next breath my dealer tells me "sludge" is normal in this engine. I wonder how this will play out.
Fix your engines so they last longer than 76,000 miles before needing replacement.