Occupant Classification System Harness Concern Safety Recall 1517H – 2015-2016 Mazda6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V546
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components SEATS, STEERING, AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 57,878

 

Weld Spatter may cause OCS fault

If the wiring becomes damaged, there may be a loss of power steering assist and the deactivation of the passenger air bag, increasing the risk of a crash and the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Mazda6 vehicles. Debris from the welding process during manufacturing of the front passenger seat frame may damage the occupant classification system (OCS) wiring.

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Safety Recall 8215F – Takata Frontal Driver Side Air Bag Inflator – 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2004-2008 Mazda RX-8 & 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V474
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 308,992

 

Driver’s Frontal Air Bag May Rupture

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2004-2008 RX-8, and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles.

The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

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Safety Recall 1317F – Takata Frontal Passenger Side Air Bag Inflator – 2012 Mazda CX-7, CX-9 & Mazda6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V457
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 79,402

 

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 2012 CX-7, CX-9 and Mazda6 vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, Mazda is recalling certain 2009 CX-7, CX-9 and Mazda6 vehicles 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 A” or “Zone B” above, Mazda is recalling certain 2007-2008 CX-7 and CX-9 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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1317F – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2009-2011 Mazda6 & 2007-2011 Mazda CX-7 & CX-9

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V429
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 205,377

 

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 2009-2011 Mazda6, and 2007-2011 CX-7 and CX-9 vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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2014-2017 Mazda3 and 2014-2015 Mazda6 Mechanical Rear Parking Brake Sticking Concern Safety Recall 1217F

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V393
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Components PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected 227,814

 

Parking Brake Actuators may Corrode

If the parking brake actuator shaft binds, the parking brake may not engage or disengage fully. If the parking brake does not engage properly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly if it is parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Mazda6 and 2014-2016 Mazda3 vehicles.

Water could possibly enter the brake caliper causing the parking brake actuator shaft to corrode and possibly bind.

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