Illustrative photo | source Mazda
Published on 11. 01. 2019
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture. In the event of the passenger frontal airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the occupants.
Mazda 2 produced between 19 July 2007 – 3 November 2014 are affected with this recall.
Company recall code: Recall Campaign TAKATA Air Bag Quality Issue – Phase III – multiple vehicles
Source: Rapex Alert 2/2019 A12/0022/19
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type.
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.
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's history
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.