Recent Recall News

Statement On Recall Of Certain 2018 Mazda CX-5 Vehicles

Side Curtain Air Bag May Not Unfold Properly

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2018) – Mazda North American Operations filed a Part 573 with NHTSA regarding a safety concern with certain Model Year 2018 Mazda CX-5 vehicles. Due to an inappropriate manufacturing process during the production of certain curtain air bags, the air bags may not unfold properly during deployment. This may result in an increased risk of injury to a passenger in a crash where the curtain air bag deploys during....

Mazda Announces New Recall On B-Series Vehicles With Takata Driver-And Passenger-Side Frontal Airbag Inflators

Washington, DC (January 17, 2018) – Mazda has filed two Part 573 notifications with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for two new recalls on the B-Series Truck with Takata airbag inflators.

A separate group of 2006MY B-Series vehicles have been identified as containing Takata driver side frontal air bags that show a far higher risk of ruptures during air bag deployment than for other recalled Takata air bags. Recall 2218A (NHTSA number 18V038) which issues a 's....

Statement On Recall Of My 2017 CX-5 Vehicles Equipped With Genuine Mazda Accessory Trailer Hitch Harness

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 28, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations filed a Part 573 with NHTSA regarding a safety concern with certain Model Year 2017 CX-5 Vehicles. On 2017 MY CX-5 vehicles with a genuine Mazda accessory trailer hitch harness installed, due to inappropriate routing of the harness, there may be insufficient clearance between the harness and main exhaust silencer. If the exhaust silencer makes contact with the harness while driving, harness damage may eventually occur ....

Statement On Recall Of 2018 Mazda3 Exhaust Valve Spring Concern

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 28, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations filed a Part 573 with NHTSA regarding a safety concern with certain Model Year 2018 Mazda3 vehicles. In certain vehicles, an incorrect exhaust valve spring may have been installed in the cylinder head of the engine. Continuous use in this condition may lead to abnormal noise, vibration and MIL-illumination. In the worst case, the exhaust valve spring may break, resulting in engine stall and the vehicle cannot be restar....

MAZDA IMPLEMENTS RECALL ON CERTAIN CX-3, MAZDA3, MAZDA5, AND CX-5 VEHICLES FOR LIFTGATE STAY DAMPER CONCERN

WASHINGTON, DC (September 8, 2016) – On September 6, Mazda Motor Corporation filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to address a concern with certain CX-3, Mazda3, Mazda5 and CX-5 vehicles.

On the affected vehicles, insufficient corrosion protective coating was applied to the ends of the external cylinders of the rear hatch/lift gate gas stay dampers (lift supports). If water containing road salt enters, it can cause corrosion. Over....

MAZDA IMPLEMENTS RECALL ON CERTAIN 2009-2010 MAZDA6 VEHICLES

WASHINGTON, DC (September 6, 2016) – On August 10, 2016, Mazda Motor Corporation filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to address a concern with certain 2009-2010 Mazda6 vehicles.

On the affected Mazda6 vehicles, due to insufficient protective coating on the air bag control unit power supply, moisture could enter the unit and cause corrosion, causing the unit to malfunction and turning on the air bag warning light. Continued drivin....

MAZDA LAUNCHES RECALL INFORMATION CENTER TO SUPPORT DEALERS AND CUSTOMERS

• Repairing recalled vehicles is the key goal

IRVINE, Calif. (August 30, 2016) –There is a heightened public awareness of automotive recalls, but recall repairs remain comparatively low. In an effort to increase recall completions, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has launched the new Mazda Recall Information Center – www.MazdaRecallinfo.com. The Recall Information Center will help customers easily confirm if their vehicle is affected by a recall, and provide a convenient wa....

MAZDA INVESTIGATING EXPANDED TAKATA RECALL ANNOUNCED MAY 4, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC (May 4, 2016) – Mazda is currently investigating the vehicle population affected by today's announcement by Takata that it is expanding its driver and passenger frontal airbag inflator recall.

None of the 2016 model year Mazda vehicles contain Takata driver or passenger frontal airbag inflators.

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United State....

MAZDA IMPLEMENTS RECALL ON CERTAIN 2013-2016 MY VEHICLES

WASHINGTON, DC (April 8, 2016) – Today, Mazda Motor Corporation filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to address a concern with certain 2013-2016 Model Year (MY) vehicles.

Under certain conditions of under-torque detection, the automatic tightening system may not tighten the front strut assembly lower mounting nuts and bolts to the proper torque specification. A separation of the front strut and steering knuckle can cause signific....

MAZDA ANNOUNCES RECALL ON B-SERIES VEHICLES WITH TAKATA DRIVER-SIDE FRONTAL AIRBAG INFLATORS

WASHINGTON, DC (February 1, 2016) – Mazda has decided to recall all 2004–2006 model year B-Series Trucks with Takata driver-side frontal air bag inflators. Approximately 19,000 vehicles are affected in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Saipan.

There have been no reports of accidents or injuries on the Mazda-badged vehicles subject to this recall.

Model Year 2007-2009 B-Series Trucks with Takata passenger-side frontal air bag inflators are part of a previous recall. Approximately 19,000 vehi....

MAZDA IMPLEMENTS RECALL AND STOP SALE OF ALL 2013-2016 CX-5 VEHICLES

WASHINGTON, DC (February 1, 2016) – Today, Mazda Motor Corporation filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to address a concern with 2013-2016 CX-5 vehicles.

On all 2013-2016 CX-5 vehicles, the fuel filler pipe could rupture during a rear collision, and could potentially cause fuel leakage.

There are no reports of accidents or injuries occurring in the subject vehicles as a result of this condition.

If a customer has concerns ....

MAZDA IMPLEMENTS RECALL 9015L FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH TAKATA AIRBAG INFLATORS

WASHINGTON, DC (January 12, 2016) – Mazda Safety Recall 9015L expands the affected vehicle population for Takata passenger air bag inflator to all 2003-2008 MY Mazda6 and all 2006-2007 MY Mazdaspeed6 vehicles nationwide. In addition, this recall also includes the following models:
◾All Mazda6 and RX-8 vehicles not repaired under recalls 6913D and 7714
◾Mazda6 VINs not repaired under recall 8114L

Approximately 374,500 vehicles are affected in Safety Recall 9015L.

There have been no....

UPCOMING MAZDA RECALL FOR FAILURE OF THE ELECTRICAL THERMAL BASE OF IGNITION SWITCH

WASHINGTON, DC (October 21, 2015) – Mazda Motor Corporation will conduct a Safety and Emission Recall Campaign for certain models that have a quality and performance issue leading to the potential failure of the electrical thermal base of the ignition switch. The electrical thermal base is the specific part of the component that may fail.

Once the vehicle is running, this situation does not directly affect vehicle drivability or operation, or the operation of any safety devices or fea....

MAZDA IMPLEMENTS CX-9 LOWER CONTROL ARMS SAFETY RECALL 8515G

WASHINGTON, DC (August 5, 2015) – Mazda has decided to implement a voluntary recall to include certain 2007-2014 MY CX-9 vehicles. On these CX-9 vehicles produced from October 24, 2006 through December 28, 2013, water may enter the front suspension ball joint fitting. Driving on roadways during the winter months in areas that use roadway salts can lead to salt and water intrusion into the ball joint, causing corrosion, which can result in looseness of the ball joint in the fitting. As a r....

UPDATED MAZDA STATEMENT REGARDING TAKATA AIRBAGS

WASHINGTON, DC (December 11, 2014) – In addition to the actions announced on December 4, 2014, as discussed in a separate document, Mazda today announced the following steps in the Takata recall:
◾Mazda will institute a nationwide Safety Improvement Campaign of 2004-2008 model-year Mazda6 and RX-8 models equipped with certain Takata airbag inflators.
◾The nationwide Safety Improvement Campaign will cover the driver's-side airbag inflator, as Mazda has not made a safety defect determina....