2006 Mazda Tribute Consumer Review: 2006 Tribute Can't Tow

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2006 Tribute Can't Tow
By frisbeeboy on


2006 Mazda Tribute s 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


I researched and bought my 2006 Tribute s AWD, but it did not have the factory tow package. The dealer told me that you can add a hitch. The only problem is that it won't accept aftermarket wiring! I had two different trailer wiring harnesses installed by a pro and they both fired the module. The second one burned out the Tribute's computer. Mazda replaced it as a "good will gesture", but said that it can't accept an aftermarket trailer harness. My tribute also needed the leather driver's seat cover replaced, and a sunroof switch. Can anyone help with the wiring issue. I really want to tow a small trailer and also want to keep the tribute.
BTW- it only gets 18-20mpg around town.

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By frisbeeboy
on 02/21/11 01:11 AM (PST)

Mazda Tribute -don't waste your money

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By frisbeeboy
on 02/21/11 01:10 AM (PST)

Mazda Tribute is a horrible car

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By frisbeeboy
on 02/12/11 12:27 PM (PST)

Tributes are poor quality cars

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