MAZDA MAZDA5 2014: STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

Make : MAZDA Model : MAZDA5 Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2010-10-26 - 2015-06-22
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
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 580455
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      If the lift gate falls unexpectedly, it may hit the user, increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy:
      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
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.