Originally Posted by MazdaMetalhead
Their response didn't seem rude in the least. It's not a vehicle performance or safety issue, just a comfort one. It's well out of its warranty period and doesn't cause a safety risk, so I can't really see them wanting to foot the bill. Why on Earth are you contacting Mazda about it and not the dealer you bought it from?!
Indeed, stick to buying new if you want free warranty coverage.