Illustrative photo | source Mazda
Published on 28. 03. 2020
The Smart Brake Support (SBS) system might be inappropriately programmed. Consequently, even in the absence of an obstacle it might unexpectedly activate and trigger the brakes, increasing the risk of an accident.
The Mazda 3 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 6. 11. 2018 – 19. 10. 2019.
Mazda recall code: AKO72A
Source: Rapex Alert 13/2020 A12/00447/20
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.