2009 Mazda Mazda6 actuators

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mazda6

#1

Good afternoon,

I have a 2009 Mazda 6 which for the past two years, the car alarm would go off randomly and would get worse during the summer months. Last week, it went off (5) times in one night until I disconnected the battery. I just brought it to the Mazda Dealership and after $120 diagnostic test, they said it was the left door actuator. Before picking it up, They just called and said that it was also the right rear door actuator. This is estimated to be around $600 to fix both. Can you please advise if I am getting ripped off or if this really is the key to solving my car alarm issue. LOVE your Show!
Thank you so so much!
Andrea


#2

Take your car to an indepedant mechanic for a second opinion but don’t tell them what the first shop found.