Common Airbags And Seat Belts Problems

  1. Which Mazda Vehicles Have Recalled Takata Airbags?

    Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 34 million+ vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in aut…

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  2. Excess “Weld Spatter” Has Been Disabling Airbags in the 3rd Generation Mazda6

    Mazda got a little sloppy with their welds and the excess material started making contact with and disabling important electrical components. Like the one that tells the car when it should and shouldn’t deploy the airbag.

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Where Airbags And Seat Belts Complaints Happen

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Recent Airbags And Seat Belts News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

  1. An excess of “weld spatter” on the front seats of some 2015-16 Mazda6 vehicles is rubbing up against and disabling important electrical components, like the Occupant Classification System (OCS).

    The spatter recall comes after years of trying to pass off the problem as no big deal.…

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  2. Mazda is among a group of four automakers that have reached an agreement to resolve multi-district litigation related to Takata airbags-and-seat-belts.

    The group also includes BMW, Subaru, and Toyota.

    One of the goals of the agreement is to boost the recall completion rates for Takata airbag inflators, which need to be replaced by 2019. Only 22% of 70 million inflators have been replaced so far, with some automakers closer to a 2% completion rate.…

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  3. Mazda is in the midst of another big Takata recall, this time bringing back 731,628 vehicles in different areas of the country.

    CarComplaints.com has the details The first recall has more than 495,000 vehicles called back in a confusing recall based on different "zones" of the country. Mazda says 2004-2011 Mazda RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6 and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 cars are recalled if they were originally sold in "Zone A".

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