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2010 MAZDA MAZDA3 Recall - Campaign #17V082000

 
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2010 MAZDA MAZDA3 RECALL - #17V082000

RECALL FOR SEATS

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2011 Mazda2 and 2010-2011 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles equipped with a manual seat lifter. In the affected vehicles, the seat height adjustment lifter links may break or detach from the seat frame and the seat angle may incline causing the driver to not be able to maintain an appropriate driving position.

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Vehicle 2010 MAZDA MAZDA3
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Manufactured between 10/7/2008 - 9/30/2010
Recalled on 2/10/2017
Influenced by Mazda North American Operations
Owners Notified on 4/7/2017
# Affected 173,859
Recalled for SEATS
 
Description Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2011 Mazda2 and 2010-2011 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles equipped with a manual seat lifter. In the affected vehicles, the seat height adjustment lifter links may break or detach from the seat frame and the seat angle may incline causing the driver to not be able to maintain an appropriate driving position.
Consequences If the driver cannot maintain an appropriate driving position, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Corrective action Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat lifter links and install a reinforcement bracket to the lifter links, or replace the entire seat adjuster unit, free of charge. The recall began April 7, 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 0917B.
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.
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Comments

12/21/2011 - ellen
This is my 3rd Mazda and it is a dud! Flat tires every week. 1900 miles and flat tires; something is very wrong and dangerous.
Mazda should admit they have a problem with this vehicle! Today I report this to the Nat'l Safety Board.

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