Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2010 MAZDA CX-9

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V051000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 5810B

Make: MAZDA

Model: CX-9

Year: 2010

Component:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20090728

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20100114

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 12300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20100309

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20100219

Date Added To File: 20100219

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 CX-9 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRICALLY HEATED FRONT SEATS. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY UNDER EXTREMELY COLD CONDITIONS FOR THE SEAT HEATER CONTROL CIRCUIT TO OVERHEAT AND FAIL DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ELECTRICAL GROUNDING.

Consequence Summary:
THIS MAY CAUSE BURN DAMAGE OF THE SEAT CUSHION SURFACE, OR A RISK OF SMOKE/FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL GROUND HARNESS ON THE SEAT HEATER CONTROL SYSTEM. THE SEAT HEATER CONTROL CIRCUIT WILL BE REPLACED IF NECESSARY AND/OR THE SEAT WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 9, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.