OEM Linking Pin: Finding Mazda Missing BRMs

OEM Linking Pin: Finding Mazda Missing BRMs

As part of the I-CAR Repairability Technical Support (RTS) OEM Linking Pin activity, we are helping to connect the collision repair industry to the vehicle makers. We recently noticed that some of the Mazda body repair manuals (BRM) were missing for certain model years. We reached out to Mazda for clarification.

It turns out, that most of the BRMs will only appear on the first year of a model generation. In the chart below, we list which manual to enter into the search for each generation of vehicles to find the correct BRM.

Vehicle and Body Code Year BRM is Found Year Ranges Covered by BRM
Mazda2 (DE) 2010 2011 - 2015
Mazda3 (BL) 2010 2011 - 2013
Mazda5 (CW) 2017 2012 - 2016
Mazda6 (HZ) 2010 2011 - 2013
Mazda6 (GL) 2017 2014 - 2016
CX-5 (KE) 2013 2014 - 2016
CX-7 (ER) 2007 2008 - 2012
CX-9 (TB) 2007 2008 - 2015
Tribute (CZ)* Found on Ford Website (Ford Escape) 2008 - 2009
Tribute (CY)* Found on Ford Website (Ford Escape) 2010 - 2011
*The Mazda Tribute was built on the same platform as the Ford Escape for the years indicated.

For additional Mazda information, check out the Mazda OEM Information page.

Additional I-CAR Collision Repair News you may find helpful:
Collision Information Website Access: Mazda
Collision Information Website Access: Ford/Lincoln