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…
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.
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.
- 2003 Tribute airbag light 2 (100%)
- 2012 MAZDA3 spontaneous deployment of air bag 1 (50%)
- 1995 Protege air bags deployed on their own, with no accident 1 (50%)
- 2017 MAZDA3 passenger air bag sensor is easily tripped 1 (50%)
- 2007 MAZDA6 air bag light stays on 1 (50%)
- 2016 MAZDA3 air bags did not deploy 1 (50%)
- 2007 CX-9 passenger air bag recall 1 (50%)
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.…keep reading
Continental airbag problems have spread to the Mazda6.
The airbag's power supply circuit wasn't properly protected from moisture, allowing swelling and corrosion. Eventually a warning light will come on and the airbag won't deploy in a crash. Mazda is 42,000 cars from the 2009 and 2010 model years.…keep reading
Mazda has decided to recall an additional 3,700 B-Series trucks after Ford recalled the Ranger back in June.
Both trucks are built on the same platform. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has broken this recall into different "zones" across the country. See the full list of recalled vehicles.…keep reading
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 detailskeep reading
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".…
Add the 2004-2006 B-Series truck to the list of Mazdas with recalled Takata airbags-and-seat-belts.
Mazda announced that about 19,700 of the trucks in the US, Puerto Rico, and Saipan will need new driver's side inflators.…keep reading
Uh oh, just two months after issuing their first Takata recall, Mazda has expanded the recall to 40,000 more vehicles.
While the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has demanded that all driver's side Takata inflators be replaced nationwide, this latest recall is only expands the previous regional recall.…keep reading
There's a disturbing trend starting to emerge in the automotive world.
This is the first Mazda recall for the dangerous, exploding inflators. It is limited to vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands.…keep reading