If the vehicle abruptly downshifts, the driver may lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2016-2019 MX-5 (Miata) vehicles with automatic transmissions. Due to incorrect programming of the Transmission Control Module (TCM), certain conditions may cause the vehicle to unexpectedly downshift and abruptly decelerate.
SUBJECT: 2013-16 MX-5/MlATA CLUB & LAUNCH EDITION – SERVICE PARTS INFORMATION
Certain parts used on the 2013 – 2016 MX-5/Miata Club and Launch Editions were added by MNAO’s port facilities or dealers and are not shown in the GEPC. Refer to the illustrations below to order service parts.
Installation instructions are available on the Accessory eCatalog:
MAZDA CONNECT SOFTWARE VERSION 55.00.760 AVAILABLE
Mazda Connect software version 55.00.760 is now available on MS3. Use this version for all MAZDA CONNECT updates, including OPEN SSP98 vehicles. If SSP98 is CLOSED, use TSB 09–024/16 to repair the vehicles. Click on ” IDS/ Infotainment”, then “Mazda Conned Updates” to download it . Update your USB drives according to the instructions in TSB 09–024/16.