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Mazda 121 (1986 – 1999)

Published on 14 October 2016

Over the time, the contact points inside the ignition switch may become carbonized and become conductive to electricity. As a result the ignition switch could overheat, leading to the risk of a fire.

The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced between 1986 and 1999.

Source: Alert A12/1298/16


Is my car affected?

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Type of alert
Production period1986 - 1999
Type/number of model121 (DB)
Country of originJapan
Alert submitted byPoland
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2016-10-14 14:24:39

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Mazda dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

How to contact your dealer

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle


UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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