Safety Recall 1117E – 2004 Mazda RX-8 Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Crack

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V355
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 35,332

 

Ball Joint may Separate from Control Arm

If the ball joint separates, steering control may be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2004 Mazda RX-8 vehicles.

The ball joint socket on the front suspension lower control arm may crack and the ball joint may separate from the socket.

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Safety and Emissions Recall 1017E – 2004–2008 Mazda RX-8 Fuel Leak at Fuel Pump Discharge (Outlet) Pipe

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V354
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 69,447

 

Fuel Pump Pipe May Crack or Leak

If the fuel pump pipe cracks, fuel may leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8 vehicles.

Heat from the engine and the exhaust may cause the main fuel pump pipe to crack.

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0917B – Seat Lifter Links may Crack or Separate – 2011 Mazda2, 2010-2011 Mazda3 & Mazdaspeed3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V082
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 173,859

 

Seat Lifter Links may Crack or Separate

If the driver cannot maintain an appropriate driving position, there is an increased risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2011 Mazda2 and 2010-2011 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, the seat height adjustment lifter links may break or detach from the seat frame and the seat angle may incline causing the driver to not be able to maintain an appropriate driving position.

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0617A – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2005-2006 2008-2009 Mazda

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V011
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,018

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009 RX-8 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone B” above, Mazda is recalling certain 2005-2006 MPV and 2005-2008 RX-8 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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0817A – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2007-2009 Mazda B-Series Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V013
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 696

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009 B-Series trucks sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone B” above, Mazda is recalling certain 2007-2008 B-Series trucks sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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