Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2008 MAZDA CX9

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V066000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 5309B

Make: MAZDA

Model: CX9

Year: 2008

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20061024

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20090119

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 30600

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090316

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090223

Date Added To File: 20090221

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Defect Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING 30,600 MY 2007-2009 CX9 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER ADJUSTABLE SEAT WITH POSITION MEMORY FUNCTION. THE SEAT HARNESS ROUTED UNDERNEATH THE SEAT CUSHION MAY INTERFERE WITH THE FRONT COVER BRACKET WHICH IS ATTACHED ON THE FRONT SIDE OF THE SEAT CUSHION. DUE TO THIS THE COVERING OF THE SEAT HARNESS MAY BE DAMAGED, THE CORE WIRE OF THE HARNESS MAY TOUCH WITH THE BRACKET AND RESULT IN SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence Summary:
DRIVERS WILL EXPERIENCE CERTAIN FUNCTIONS THAT ARE UNCONTROLLABLE WHICH WILL CAUSE SERIOUS DIFFICULTIES IN DRIVING INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT HARNESS AND FASTEN THE SEAT FRAME WITH A CABLE TIE. THE HARNESS COVERING WILL BE REPAIR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE MARCH 16, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.