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2006 Mazda Tribute Overview

2006 Mazda Tribute

The Mazda Tribute compact SUV was available in two basic trim packages for 2006, and both were available with either front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The basic Tribute i package was a front-wheel drive, five-passenger vehicle with a 2.3-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produced 153 horsepower. It came equipped with either a five-speed manual transmission, which was standard, or a four-speed automatic transmission.
Standard features for the Tribute i included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, a tilt steering wheel, and an AM/FM stereo system with a CD player.
The Tribute s package, also available with either front-wheel or four-wheel drive, was powered by a 3.0-liter double-overhead-cam V6 engine that produced 200 horsepower. It was linked to a four-speed automatic transmission.
Standard features for the Tribute s were essentially the same as for the Tribute i, with a few upgrades, such as cruise control and steering-wheel-mounted controls (both of which were also available in the Tribute i with the automatic transmission). Options for both models included a sunroof, leather seats, power seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a CD changer, and a DVD player.
While drivers noted that the Tribute had a few minor mechanical problems and that wind noise could be a factor at highway speeds, they also liked its handling, roominess (for its size), styling, reliability, and comfort.


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Mazda Tribute Questions


Where Is The Temperature Sender On A 06 Mazda Tribute

I need to change the temperature sender.i have the part, just cant find it on the motor

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Do I Need A New Computer>

My 2006 tribute stopped as I was driving. My mechanic said the compter is sending a command for the coils to spark but none are sparking and it is my computer. Does this sound correct?

66 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
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Ac Compressor

my ac compressor is siezed the car won't can I bypass the compressor and use a different size belt ? or does the unit need to be replaced....

172 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 months ago)

Radiator Fan Broke, Was Replaced With Ebay Part, Now Runs On High All The T...

2006 Mazda Tribute 6.0 (200,000 miles yikes, I know) Few months ago I was waiting a red light when all of a sudden I heard a loud metal clunking sound and my car began shaking. I pulled over, called ...

183 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

Drive, Propeller Shaft Interchangeable

My daughter has a 2006 Mazda Tribute, 4WD, 3 .0L Engine Automatic. Drive shaft is bad. She can’t afford a new one. If I get a used drive shaft for a 2006 there is a good chance that will not be in gre...

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