Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2009 MAZDA MAZDA3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V187000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 5509E

Make: MAZDA

Model: MAZDA3

Year: 2009

Component:
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20080701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20081124

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 7100

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090714

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090529

Date Added To File: 20090529

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 126

Defect Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING 7,100 MY 2009 MAZDA3 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 126, “ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SYSTEM”. THE YAW RATE MEASURED AFTER COMPLETION OF THE SINE WITH DWELL STEERING INPUT EXCEEDED THE TEST STANDARDS.

Consequence Summary:
IMPROPER OPERATION OF THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND HAVE THE UNIT REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 14, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.