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Mazda 6 (2002 – 2005)

Published on 07. 03. 2020
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Problem description:

A defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag may cause uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated. As a result, small metal particles can be released, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.

The Mazda 6 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 3 June 2002 and 31 June 2005.

Mazda recall code: AF058A

Source: Rapex Alert 10/2020 A12/00343/20

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Type of alert
Make Mazda
Model 6
Production period 3. 6. 2002 - 31. 7. 2005
Risk 1
Type/number of model Type-approval number: e1*98/14*0188* , Type: GG/GY
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2020-03-06 15:27:40



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.

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