MAZDA MAZDA3 2012: STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
|Make : MAZDA||Model : MAZDA3||Year : 2012|
|Build Dates : 2008-11-18 - 2013-06-08|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V644000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-08||Date Received by ODI: 2016-09-06||Date Added to Database: 2016-09-06|
|Manufacturers Involved: Mazda Motor Corp.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 9916H|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 580455|
Mazda North American Operations "Mazda" is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles manufactured November 18, 2008, to June 8, 2013, 2012-2015 Mazda5 vehicles manufactured October 26, 2010, to June 22, 2015, 2016 CX-3 vehicles manufactured June 1, 2015, to December 26, 2015, and 2013-2016 CX-5 vehicles manufactured December 15, 2011, to December 26, 2015. On the affected vehicles, the lift gate support struts may corrode, possibly causing the struts to break and/or the lift gate to drop unexpectedly.
If the lift gate falls unexpectedly, it may hit the user, increasing their risk of injury.
Mazda dealers will replace the both lift gate supports, free of charge, however parts are not currently available. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9916H.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.