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January 16, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V038000
Driver Side Air Bag Inflator May Explode

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V038000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,205

Summary

Mazda is recalling certain 2006 B-series vehicles. Mazda requests owners NOT TO DRIVE these vehicles until they have been remedied. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

On January 11, 2018, Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) notified NHTSA that they are recalling 160 model year 2006 B-Series vehicles built with driver-side air bags. As of February 9, 2018, Mazda is expanding the recall to a total of 2,205 model year 2006 B-Series vehicles built with driver-side air bags.

Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.


Remedy

Mazda will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall for the original population began on January 16, 2018. Owners within the expanded population will be notified beginning in the week of February 16, 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 2218A.
 

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January 16, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V039000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode


In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V039000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,205

Summary

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2006 B-Series vehicles. Mazda is requesting owners to NOT DRIVE these vehicles until they have been remedied. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

On January 11, 2018, Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) notified NHTSA that they are recalling 160 model year 2006 B-Series vehicles built with driver-side air bags. As of February 9, 2018, Mazda is expanding the recall to a total of 2,205 model year 2006 B-Series vehicles built with driver-side air bags.

Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.


Remedy


Mazda will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall for the original population began on January 16, 2018. Owners within the expanded population will be notified beginning in the week of February 16, 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 2318A.
 

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June 15, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V402000
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: 18V402000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 269,618

Summary

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 and 2004 MPV vehicles nationwide. Mazda is also recalling 2005-2006 MPV vehicles in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 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 passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 ,Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2618F. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V354.
 

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June 15, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V404000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

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

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V404000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,539

Summary

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Mazda MPV vehicles 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 explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.


Remedy


Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2618F. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 17V011.
 

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June 25, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V426000
Curtain Air Bags may not Deploy Properly/FMVSS 226


If the air bags do not deploy properly in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V426000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 682

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2018 Mazda CX-5 vehicles. In the event of a side impact or rollover crash, the side curtain air bags may not properly unfold during deployment. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2718F.
 

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September 14, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V631000
Road Salt Causing Corrosion of Cross Member


Corrosion may weaken the mounting point for the passenger side lower control arm, unexpectedly changing the steering alignment and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V631000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components SUSPENSION, STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 48,814

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009-2010 Mazda Mazda6 vehicles sold, or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. The front cross member may corrode after exposure to road salt.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the cross member and either install a side member and drain hose and apply wax to protect from rust, or install a drain hose and an improved front cross member, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 12, 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2818I.
 

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October 12, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V716000
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: 18V716000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 394

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2011 Mazda RX-8 vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Mazda is also recalling certain 2010-2011 RX-8 vehicles 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 explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.


Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 12, 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2918J.
 

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October 12, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V717000
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: 18V717000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 155,436

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Mazda CX-9 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 covered in "Zone A," Mazda is recalling certain 2011-2013 Mazda6, 2011-2012 CX-7, and 2011-2015 CX-9 sold, or ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, or "Zone B."

Additionally, unless covered in Zone A or Zone B, Mazda is recalling certain 2010-2013 Mazda6, 2010-2012 CX-7, and 2010-2015 CX-9 vehicles 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 or "Zone C."

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.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 12, 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 1317F.
 

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February 1, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V072000
Transmission Software May Cause Abrupt Downshift


If the vehicle abruptly downshifts, the driver may lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V072000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 14,370

Summary


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.

Remedy


Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the TCM with corrected software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 29, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3019A.
 

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April 4, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V272000
Windshield Wipers may become Inoperable


Reduced visibility while driving can increase the risk of crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V272000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 187,798

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Mazda3 vehicles. A defective windshield wiper relay may cause the windshield wipers to become inoperative, reducing the driver's visibility.

Remedy


Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front body control module with a new module which uses an improved wiper relay design, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 3, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3219D.
 

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April 25, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V323000
Road Salt Causing Corrosion of Cross Member


Corrosion may weaken the mounting point for the passenger side lower control arm, unexpectedly changing the steering alignment and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V323000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components SUSPENSION, STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 49,339

Summary


Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2011-2013 Mazda6 vehicles sold, or ever registered in Connecticut,

Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland,Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The front cross member may corrode after exposure to road salt.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the cross member and either install a side member and drain hose and apply wax to protect from rust, or install a drain hose and an improved front cross member, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 24, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2818I. Note: This recall is an expansion of Recall 18V-631.
 

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May 14, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V363000
Incorrect Air Bag and Seat Belt Indicators

Incorrect indicator warning lights may lead the driver and/or passengers to be unaware of deactivated air bags or unfastened seat belts, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V363000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components SEAT BELTS, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 17,016

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. Due to incorrect programing, the passenger air bag deactivation indicator light may erroneously turn off although the passenger air bag is deactivated. In addition, the seat belt status indicators for both the front passenger seat and/or rear seats may erroneously turn off although the front passenger and/or rear seat belts are unfastened.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag/seat belt status indicator assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 13, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3319E.
 

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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: 19V403000

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.

Remedy


Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will repair the wiring harnesses, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before July 29, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3419E.
 

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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: 19V425000

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.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the front and rear wheel lug nuts to the correct specification, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before August 6, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3519F.
 

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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: 18V403000

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.


Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. The recall began July 9, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2618F. Note: This recall supersedes recall 18V017.
 

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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: 19V488000

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.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. The recall began July 9, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2618F.
 

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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: 19V497000

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.

Remedy


Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the PCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before August 26, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3719F.
 

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June 27, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V496000
Skid Plate and Bracket May Detach


Parts that separate from the vehicle may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V496000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,476

Summary


Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2016 Miata MX-5 vehicles. The skid plate and metal bracket may detach from underneath the vehicle.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the skid plate, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 26, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3619F.
 

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July 5, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V514000
Head Restraint May Detach

Loose head restraints may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V514000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 9,430

Summary


Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. The seat cover material on both front seats may interfere with the head restraint lock release button, causing it to stick in the release position and not allow the head restraint to lock into place.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will install spacers at the bottom of the lock release buttons on both front seat head restraints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 3, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3819F.
 

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July 29, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V558000
Rearview Mirror Glass May Detach From Housing


Rearward visibility will be reduced without the rearview mirror, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V558000

Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 22,571

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles equipped with manual dimming mirrors. The adhesive between the interior rearview mirror and the housing may not be properly bonded, allowing the mirror to detach from the housing. Note: Vehicles equipped with auto dimming mirrors are not affected by this recall.

Remedy


Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the interior rearview mirror assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 30, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3919G.
 
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