US NHTSA Recalls: Mazda3 Sport Sedans


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of fifty (50) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month.

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Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the fifty (50) recalls the NHTSA announced in July, comes news of the following:

Logo - Mazda North American OperationMazda North American Operation (“Mazda”), an Irvine, California establishment and a subsidiary of Mazda Motor Corporation of Hiroshima, Japan, has recalled an estimated 260,915 model year certain 2004-2007 Mazda3 Sport Sedans marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Air Bags – Air Bag Cover Emblem may shatter

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V494000 reports during Air Bag deployment, the Plastic Emblem on the Steering Wheel Air Bag Module Cover may shatter, and project plastic fragments into the vehicle.

According to the NHTSA, plastic fragments can hit occupants during Air Bag deployment, increasing the risk of serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Authorized Mazda Dealers will replace the Air Bag Module Cover, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 28, 2021. Owners may contact Mazda Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) for more information. Mazda’s designation for this recall is 4921G.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mazda North American Operation, please search for “Mazda” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Mazda3 brand, please search for “Mazda3” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V494000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14695-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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