2002 Mazda Tribute Consumer Review: Great car, IF it starts!

2002 Mazda Tribute SUV - Consumer Review

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Great car, IF it starts!
By Kathy Cass on


2002 Mazda Tribute ES-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


I have had much distress over a
repetitve problem that the service
people cannot fix,sometimes my car
won't start,leaving me stranded.They
replaced the immobolizer.They cut and
reprogramed new keys,a tech took it
home,and couldn't get it started,had to
be towed back to the dealer.Then they
thought it was a wiring harness
connection,took apart and reconnected,
and were convinced it was fixed.I am so
stressed and upset over this,I was to
go on a trip this morning,but still
need to get the car towed,and confront
the dealer.This may be a lemon,but I
have had trouble getting callbacks from
the servicing dealer,Pugi.

Best Features

Looks,handling,interior feature,except for the shift lever in the way of the radio on the dashboard.

Worst Features

Move shift lever,change whatever problem that allows a start problem.Improve your dealerships service departments.
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