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Mazda CX-5 (2017 – 2019)

Published on 17 August 2019

Due to a software error, the powertrain control module (PCM) may operate improperly when transitioning from cylinder deactivation to full cylinder activation modes. As a result, an intake valve rocker arm may come out of position and make contact with internal engine parts. This may cause the engine to stall in motion without the ability to be restarted, increasing the risk of an accident.

The Mazda CX-5 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 20 June 2017 and 20 April 2019.

Mazda recall code: AK038A

Source: Rapex Alert 33/2019 A12/1226/19

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Type of alert
Production period20. 6. 2017 - 20. 4. 2019
Type/number of modelMazda 3 (BP), Mazda 6 (GL), CX-5 (KF)
Country of originJapan
Alert submitted byPortugal
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Published by Rapex2019-08-16 21:33:51

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