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The Best Vehicle I've EVER Owned!
By tributetomazda on
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2003 Mazda Tribute ES-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
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I bought it in Nov. '02. I just cleared 170,000 Miles. Sure! There have been some quirky issues. The most annoying: the illuminating light which shows you what gear you are in went out recently and there is a short in a harness that indicates the status of the airbag. I had my power moon roof switch replaced. Most expensive repair 150,000 mile tune up required the replacement of the "Coil Packs" on all 6 cylinders @ $118 each! With the other routine maintenance I had performed = $1000. Replaced the Battery @ 170,000. Replaced steering linkage arms "clunking" at 125,000. First tires went 70,000. Second set 70,000. Now in only the third set. Brakes, somewhere way back when. Oil! Thats it!
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Powerful! Will squeel the tires! Towing my 2500lb Bass Boat pushes it a bit! Very Comfortable. Drives beautifully!
Suggested Improvements
Coil Packs are too dang expensive!
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By ademink
on 01/14/11 11:21 AM (PST)

How funny...the *exact* things I've had to repair or had issues with: all coil packs illuminating light short in harness battery at 135,000 linkage arms at 150,000 (also tie rod ends 2x, bushings and sway bars) all in all, i still love the beast and will get another with low miles after this one dies!

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