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2003 MAZDA MAZDA6 Recall - Campaign #18V402000

 
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2003 MAZDA MAZDA6 RECALL - #18V402000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

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.

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Vehicle 2003 MAZDA MAZDA6
Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
Manufactured between 5/29/2002 - 5/5/2008
Recalled on 6/19/2018
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 7/6/2018
# Affected 269,618
Recalled for AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
 
Description 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.
Consequences An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective action Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall began July 6, 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.
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.
See also 2003 MAZDA MAZDA6 Recall for PARKING BRAKE, INDICATOR LIGHT

2003 MAZDA MAZDA6 Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING, FOG LIGHTS

2003 MAZDA MAZDA6 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY

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2003 MAZDA MAZDA6 Recall for AIR BAGS, PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

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