2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 / 2019 Mazda3 / 2018-2019 Mazda6 Rocker Arm Concern – Safety and Emissions Recall 3719F

June 27, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V497000

Software Error May Cause Engine Stall

An unexpected stall increases the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V497

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components POWER TRAIN, ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 262,220

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2018-2019 CX-5, Mazda6, and 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. A software error in the powertrain control module (PCM) may cause the engine to stall.

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2004-2011 Mazda RX-8 Passenger Air Bag Inflator Concern – Safety Recall 2618F

June 15, 2018 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V403000

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V403

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 237

 

Summary

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009-2010 Mazda RX-8 vehicles that were previously recalled under

recall 18V-017 but have not yet been repaired. 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 explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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2004-2011 Mazda RX-8 Passenger Air Bag Inflator Concern – Safety Recall 2618F

June 24, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V488000

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V488

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 211

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Mazda RX-8 vehicles that were previously recalled under recall 18V-716 but have not yet been repaired.

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 explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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2019 Mazda3 Wheel Lug Nuts Loosening Concern – Safety Recall 3519F

June 7, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V425000

Wheel Lug Nuts May Loosen and Fall Off

A wheel separating from the vehicle increases the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V425

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components WHEELS

Potential Number of Units Affected 25,003

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. The lug nuts on all four wheels may loosen, potentially resulting in a wheel detaching from the vehicle.

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2018 Mazda CX-9 Front and Rear Harness Concern – Recall 3419E

May 30, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V403000

Weak Retention Force of Wiring Harness Connectors

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury. Inoperable turn signals prevent the driver from signaling to other drivers, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V403

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 7,854

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2018 CX-9 vehicles. The wiring harness may disrupt electrical communications and disable the passenger frontal air bag, turn signals, and/or engine starting system.

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