Here is the link if you need an owner's manual for your Tribute:. . No problems on the ramps. You can read our using the link in the footer of this page. I now have the hitch installed but I am encountering difficulties getting it wired for towing. Trucks are bigger and faster, yet more refined. If anyone out there has feedback on whether or not this is a safe towing package, my wife and I would really appreciate it.
The affected vehicles have a steering torque sensor that may not be able to properly detect driver steering input. The Tribute was redesigned for 2008 model year, although the platform remained the same. If your engine misfires due to a bad , change all the spark plugs too. Insurance could well be void after an accident - worse, the illegal combination could cause the accident if the vehicle is unable to handle it. None of the information is entered into the databases by ourselves.
This post string has been usefull to me in highlighting the difference in wheelbase. Curb Weight-automatic 3337 lbs Vehhistory. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Huge, especially the rear disc brakes. There is some road noise, but otherwise the ride is very comfortable.
Re: Towing with Mazda Tribute Whiteman, I am going to pull about 3000lbs with a vehicle rated to a max of 3500lbs. Only issue is definite difference in mileage, but that is to be expected. If your blower motor only works at the highest speed settings, it could be caused by a bad r; the repair is not very expensive, the blower motor resistor is located behind the glove box. I understand your concern, but you are not dealing here with a yahoo that will be driving around speeding as if there was nothing tied to the back. We are reliant upon outside agencies for our data, which you resolve to access at your own risk.
Recall Date 2015-06-03 Description The Timken Company Timken is recalling certain aftermarket front wheel bearings, part number 510072, sold from January 22, 2015, to May 21, 2015, to be used as service parts on 2001-2012 Ford Escape, 2001-2011 Mazda Tribute, and 2005-2011 Mercury Mariner vehicles. The affected wheel bearings have incorrect dimensions of a 42mm bore, 76mm outer dimension, and 39mm width, instead of a 42mm bore, 78mm outer dimension and a 45mm width. The V6 Tribute comes with the 3. With my Escape 4X4 V6 it tows just fine. Re: Towing with Mazda Tribute Thanks for the responses folks. However, the new Landcruiser a heaps better! Mazda indicates that problem has been resolved and that they have shipped the required parts to my dealer for installation.
Mazda's number for this recall is 7614E. Usually a manufacturer will quote a tow weight which is far greater than the mass of the vehicle. Check if both key fobs work and if the liftgate glass and the liftgate open and close properly. Read our for info how to spot problem areas when buying a second-hand auto. Starting from 2005, the 4-cylinder models are equipped with the 2. Trouble loading the menu due to slow internet connection.
Hopefully soon, as mid-april is the start of the season here and the snow is finally starting to melt. Mazda's number for this recall is 0416J. I had the checkbook out and we were hooking it up to our '03 Tribute 4x4 with the factory towing package, and as we lowered the trailer onto the hitch, the amount it pulled the car down seemed like a lot--more than it should handle. The low transmission fluid level indicates a leak that needs to be repaired as soon as possible. You can definitely tell it's back there, but I still feel plenty safe towing it. John judging the capability by how much it sags is worthless.
The accuracy of the information in our database cannot be guaranteed or verified, and we are unable to certify that a vehicle history is complete. No problems on the ramps. The vortices encountered can cause trailers to wander if not loaded correctly and matched to the towing vehicle. Do you have the tow kit or aftermarket? Braking is longer than normal, but not unsafe. So, we walked away from the deal and I'm now in the process of doing more research.
Accept cookies Towing Capacities When towing a trailer great care should be taken and more responsibility accepted. A leaking left axle seal can cause loss of transmission fluid that may result in various transmission issues. We looked at the boat last night, lake-tested it, and were ready to buy it. Thanks for the responses folks! Handling and ride: The Tribute drives more like a car than a truck. The V6 engine was reliable in earlier models, however the 2009 V6 Tribute had problems with the variable timing system. Mazda Tribute has disc brakes in the front, drums in the back. I will now wait and see how long it takes for the parts to arrive.
Tribute trailer hitch product reviews and hi-res pics hook you up with all kinds of information. If you have this problem, it's best to take your Tribute to a Mazda dealer for repairs, as they have updated parts and special tools. The distance is very local, about 30km return. On vehicles with a 3. Remedy Timken has begun notifying distributors who will offer purchasers replacement wheel bearings, free of charge.