Mazda B-Series Truck Recall Information
NEWS: Mazda is recalling certain 2007-2009 Mazda B-Series trucks; AIR BAGS
JULY 2016 -- Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 B-Series trucks manufactured June 6, 2006, to January 22, 2009, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 B-Series trucks manufactured February 21, 2006, to April 28, 2008, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Any vehicle not included in "Zone A", or "Zone B" is not included in this safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 16, 2016. Mazda's number for this recall is 9616F. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
MORE RECALL INFO
JANUARY 2009 -- Mazda is recalling 220 MY 2009 B-series trucks equipped with 2- wheel drive. The front spindle stem may crack due to an improper manufacturing process of the spindle. If a fracture of the spindle stem occurs, the wheel may separate from the axle, which may result in a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash without warning. Dealers will inspect the front spindle and replace it if necessary free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before February 9, 2009. Owners may contact Mazda at 800-222-5500. 09V-032
August 2007 -- Mazda is recalling 76,000 MY 1998-2002 B-Series trucks equipped with a speed control system. The speed control deactivation switch may, under certain conditions, leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn. This could result in an underhood fire. Dealers will install a fused wiring harness. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this recall. This recall was the subject of an Engineering Analysis, EA05-005, conducted by the Office of Defects Investigation. 07V-347