Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2009 MAZDA MAZDA6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V043000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 5209A

Make: MAZDA

Model: MAZDA6

Year: 2009

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20080408

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20081107

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 29000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090213

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090204

Date Added To File: 20090204

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Defect Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING 29,000 MY 2009 MAZDA6. THE OUTER DOOR HANDLES MAY STICK WHICH MAY PREVENT THE DOOR FROM LATCHING. THIS SITUATION MAY ALLOW THE DOOR TO OPEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION.

Consequence Summary:
DRIVING THE VEHICLE WITH THE DOOR UNLATCHED COULD LEAD TO AN UNBELTED OCCUPANT BEING EJECTED AND COULD RESULT IN DEATH OR INJURY.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DOOR HANDLES AND IF NECESSARY REPAIR OR REPLACE THE HANDLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 13, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.