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Mazda 3 (2003 – 2006)

Published on 20. 08. 2021
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Problem description:

The plastic logo on the steering wheel airbag module cover may become brittle over time. Due to this, the logo may shatter during normal airbag deployment and plastic fragments may hit occupants leading to serious injuries.

The Mazda 3 vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured from 18 February 2003 through 22 June 2006.

Mazda recall code: AM026A
Affected models: Mazda 3 (BK); VIN range: JMZBK**** *1 100033 – 527682, JM7BK**** *1 103077 – 206291.
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 263,907

Source: Rapex Alert 33/2021 A12/01229/21

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Type of alert Serious
Make Mazda
Model 3
Production period 18. 2. 2003 - 22. 6. 2006
Risk Injury
Type/number of model e1*2001/116*0234*00, e1*2001/116*0234*01, e1*2001/116*0234*02, e1*2001/116*0234*03, e1*2001/116*0234*04, e1*2001/116*0234*05, e1*2001/116*0234*06, e1*2001/116*0234*07
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20210820



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.

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