FRONT SEAT CUSHION TRIM COMING OFF SEAT FRAME – 2014-2018 Mazda3

NHTSA ID Number: 10162018

Manufacturer Communication Number: 09-025-19-3607

Summary

Some vehicles may exhibit a condition where the front seat cushion trim comes off the seat frame at the front end. This may be found on vehicles with all types of the seat trims (leather, leatherette and fabric). The front seat cushion is attached to the seat frame using folding collars.This is caused by the collars slipping out of the seat frame when an excessive force is applied to the seat cushion.

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Part Availability for the 2014-2016 Mazda3 — Mazda Connect Touch Screen Concern Warranty Extension Program — Special Service Program (SSP) B6

NHTSA ID Number: 10162019

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSPB6

Summary

Regarding the recently announced 2014-2016 Mazda3Mazda Connect Touch Screen Concern Warranty Extension Program – Special Service Program (SSP) B6, Mazda is facing supply delays due to supplier production limitations. Mazda is working directly with the supplier to resolve the issue and will expedite supply as quickly as possible. A subsequent announcement will be sent with timing details once the supply delay is resolved and owners of subject vehicles are notified.

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2019 MAZDA3 SERVICE CAUTIONS FOR NEW AND REVISED FEATURES

NHTSA ID Number: 10162022

Manufacturer Communication Number: SA-010-19

Summary

2019 MAZDA3 SERVICE CAUTIONS FOR NEW AND REVISED FEATURES: The new 2019 Mazda3 has new and revised features that are different from previous models, and may be difficult to understand. This Service Alert provides valuable information to support potential dealer and customer concerns. PDI fuse, Front Wiper Service Caution, i-ACTIVSENSE Switch, Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR), MAZDA CONNECT Power Function, MAZDA CONNECT Center Display View, In-Vehicle Digital Owner’s Manual, Navigation System, SIRIUSXM Data Service, Power Door Locks, Auxiliary Key, Transmitter Battery Saving Function, Keyless Entry Using Auxiliary Key, Rear Door Child Safety Locks Operation, Link Seat & Climate Control Temperatures, Seat Warmer Turns OFF, Electric Parking Brake (EPB), A/C Air Temperature Is Not Cold, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Condition Based Maintenance, M-MDS (MDARS) &, Part Replacement.

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Mazda Reprogramming

PCM REFLASHING

PCM Reprogramming Codes

A PCM Reflashing subscription allows you to program the Powertrain Control Modules on applicable Mazda vehicles (sold in the United States and Canada) to the latest calibration level.

Note: For issues with MMP/MDSFA software, use the “Contact Us” submission at the bottom of the page.

The subscription includes access to download a software application that you can install on a PC.

For 2018 and later 6th generation models (2018 Mazda3, 2018-2019 CX-3. 2018-present Mazda6, MX-5, CX-5 and CX-9):

  • Current MDFSFA Release = MDSFA 114.00, released 08/04/2019
  • Update version = MDSFA 114.04

NOTE: For 7th generation models starting with 2019 Mazda3, MDSFA will not work for PCM reflash or key reprogramming. A M-MDS Software (MDARS) subscription will need to be purchased to reflash the PCM or key reprogramming using a Mazda VCM-II.

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DO NOT PROGRAM A CENTER BODY CONTROL MODULE (CBCM) WITH MDARS – 2019 Mazda3

NHTSA ID Number: 10162023

Manufacturer Communication Number: SA-023-19

Summary

DO NOT use MDARS for CBCM configuration as it will cause other problems like ENGINE NO START. There is an error in MDARS program. This SA will be updated when there is more information.

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