The problem: A creaking noise may emanate from the front end of the vehicle while driving, mostly at speeds from 12 to 25 mph on wet roads. This may be due to faulty lower control arm bushings in the front suspension.
Vehicles affected by service bulletin:
- 2013 Mazda CX-5
- 2014 Mazda CX-5
- 2015 Mazda CX-5
- 2016 Mazda CX-5
- 2014 Mazda6
- 2015 Mazda6
- 2016 Mazda6
Corrective action: Dealers will replace the lower control arm bushings.
Warranty info: This service is being performed free of charge under Mazda's new-car or extended warranty, whichever applies.
What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle's identification number to determine if it's involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Mazda at 800-222-5500 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 0200616.
Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find a local dealer.
Editor's note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker's website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.
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