2008 Mazda 3 Consumer Review: Engine Failure
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2008 Mazda 3 - Consumer Review

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Engine Failure
By jrl6 on

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2008 Mazda 3 i Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)

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Beware of Mazda engine. Our story is like many others I am reading, and if only I were aware of the problems with Mazda engine, I would not have experienced such a financial loss. I bought the 2008 Mazda 3i for my graduate student daughter from a known party, well maintained at 61000 miles. We continued the routine service/small repairs for the last year. at 74000 the engine timing chain broke on the freeway, engine overheated and car is a total loss. Don't go near Mazda, we left the Mazda lot and walked into the Honda dealer, where I have many years of reliability. Never again Mazda! You can google the issue and we are not alone.
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