Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2009 MAZDA MAZDA5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V374000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 6010H

Make: MAZDA

Model: MAZDA5

Year: 2009

Component:
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20070402

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20081130

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 215000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20100915

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20100812

Date Added To File: 20100813

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 MAZDA3 AND MAZDA5 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2, 2007 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2008. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD OCCUR AT ANY TIME WHILE DRIVING THE VEHICLE.

Consequence Summary:
POWER STEERING ASSIST IS SUDDENLY LOST REDUCING THE DRIVER’S ABILITY TO STEER THE VEHICLE AS TYPICALLY EXPECTED, AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DUE TO SHORT SUPPLY OF PARTS, THE FIRST PHASE OF MAILING OF OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTERS BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2010, AND THE SECOND PHASE MAILING WILL BEGIN AS PARTS BECOME AVAILABLE AND IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN FEBRUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-222-5500.