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    Report: 10 automakers shack up in Detroit hotel to talk Takata airbags
    2014-12-14

    Since Takata has decided not to take the lead concerning potential issues with its airbag inflators, the automakers have. Perhaps that's unsurprising, since it's the automakers, not Takata, that will take a beating on the dealership floor if consumers decide its models are a health hazards. The Detroit News reports that Toyota, Honda, General Motors, ...

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    Recalls: Mazda expands scope of vehicles affected by Takata airbag recall to 330k
    2014-12-12

    Earlier this week a Reuters report indicated that Mazda was considering a nationwide expansion of its recall for vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators. The company has now confirmed said expansion, with the vehicle count jumping from 86,770 to 330,000 affected in the US. As before, the affected vehicles are Mazda6 and RX-8 cars from the 2004 to ...

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    Report: Mazda considers expanding Takata recall nationwide
    2014-12-09

    Vehicle recalls have come in force recently. Honda expanded its front driver's side Takata airbag inflator recall nationwide to cover an estimated 5.4-million vehicles, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration added 19 notices to its database covering safety campaigns dating back to October. It looks like there could be one more to add to ...

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    Recalls: 100k Mazda6 sedans recalled over tire-monitoring systems
    2014-11-26

    A tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is, as you might have guessed, designed to monitor the air pressure in the tires, and alert the driver if pressure drops. But a problem found in the Mazda6 could keep the system from doing its job. According to the recall notice issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the TPMS in the Mazda6 ...

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    Recalls: NHTSA releases updated Takata airbag recalled cars list, but it still has errors
    2014-10-22

    Unfortunately, the government's list still contains errors. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued an updated list of vehicle models that it's urging owners to repair under the mushrooming Takata airbag inflator recall. The latest version adds vehicles from new automakers like Subaru and Ford that are missing from the original ...

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    Recalls: NHTSA urges owners of recalled Takata airbag vehicles to take immediate action
    2014-10-20

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation are taking the unusual step of issuing a followup press release urging owners of certain recalled vehicles "to act immediately" to fix their cars and trucks. The problem in question concerns the repair campaigns for rupturing Takata airbag inflators issued in June and ...

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    Recalls: Mazda recalling 18k Mazda6 and RX-8 models over airbag inflators
    2014-07-25

    Faulty Takata airbag inflators keep taking their toll on automakers. Mazda is the latest to be affected in the US by announcing a recall covering 18,050 Mazda6 and RX-8 models to replace the front, passenger-side airbags. Specifically, the campaign covers 18,000 Mazda6 units from the 2003 and 2004 model years built between May 29, 2002, and March 4, 2004, ...

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    Report: Takata airbag recall spreads to China with 42k Mazda sedans
    2014-07-07

    The scope of the problem with the faulty airbag inflators from Takata continues to broaden and is now reaching China, as well. Mazda is recalling 42,732 Mazda6 units there, produced by its local joint venture partner China FAW Car Company, to replace the front passenger airbags. It comes as part of Mazda's recall of nearly 160,000 vehicles worldwide, ...

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    Recalls: Airbag recall widens to include BMW, Chrysler, Ford and Toyota
    2014-06-23

    The recall of faulty airbag inflators supplied by Takata has exploded today to grow to seven automakers. In most cases, only models in certain high-humidity regions were affected because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found in its investigation that moisture played a role in determining whether there would be a problem. However, some ...

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    Recalls: Honda, Nissan and Mazda recalling 3 million vehicles for airbag inflators [UPDATE]
    2014-06-23

    UPDATE: Honda, Mazda and Nissan have all issued statements about the airbag issue, which you can now find below. Interestingly, only Honda is actually using the word "recall" in its statement, with Nissan calling it a "field action" (like Chrysler), and Mazda referring to it as a "special service program." Honda has also added various Accord, Pilot and ...

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    Report: Honda may recall up to 1M vehicles for airbag issue, following Toyota's lead
    2014-06-16

    It seems Toyota won't be the only one recalling the faulty Takata airbag inflators for long. Honda insiders in Japan claim that the company is getting close to announcing its own worldwide campaign that would begin before the end of June. Unnamed sources close to Honda in Japan tell Automotive News that the company is pursuing an internal investigation ...

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    Recalls: Five automakers now being investigated by NHTSA for airbag woes
    2014-06-12

    It appears that Toyota's renotification to owners of recalled vehicles from last year is just the tip of the iceberg for what could potentially be a much larger industry-wide recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening a preliminary evaluation investigation into roughly 1.1 million vehicles from Chrysler, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, ...

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    Recalls: 2014 Mazda6 recalled due to fuel overfill fire risk
    2014-05-02

    Mazda is recalling 19,000 Mazda6 sedans from model year 2014, over concerns that the fuel tanks can be filled up too much. What is it with Mazda and fuel tanks? The big concern is, obviously, spillage when filling up. There's also a risk that a radical temperature swing could cause the fuel volume to expand, causing a full tank to spill over without the ...

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    Recalls: Mazda recalls 109k Tribute models for rust issue
    2014-04-18

    The Mazda Tribute is being hit with a similar recall as its platform-mate the Ford Escape underwent a few weeks ago. Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tributes from model years 2001 to 2004. On the trucks, the subframe can rust from road salt, potentially causing the lower control arm to detach. If this happens, a loss of steering control could occur. Mazda is ...

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    Recalls: Mazda spiders return, 42k Mazda6 sedans recalled for webby fuel tanks
    2014-04-05

    It seems that Yellow Sac spiders really, really love Mazda. Three years after Mazda recalled 52,000 Mazda6 sedans over spider webs obstructing the evaporative canister vent lines of 2009 and 2010 Mazda6 models, another recall has been issued for 42,000 more of the models built between 2010 and 2012 and equipped with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder ...

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    Recalls: Mazda recalling 88k vehicles for ECU glitch [UPDATE]
    2014-04-04

    UPDATE: Mazda USA spokesperson Beverly Braga confirmed that this is a voluntary recall, and that the issue entails, "the control program that is designed to protect the capacitor [is] reacting hyper sensitively when the alternator belt gets wet and slippage occurs." There are no physlical issues with the components of the i-ELOOP, like the capacitor or ...

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    Recalls: 2009-2013 Mazda6 door latch recall covers 161k cars
    2013-09-30

    Mazda is voluntarily recalling 161,400 Mazda6 cars due to door latch mounting screws that may loosen, which could cause a door to open while the vehicle is in motion, thereby increasing the risk of accident or injury. The recall covers 2009 through 2013 Mazda6 models manufactured between February 4, 2008 and August 24, 2012. The recall is expected to ...

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    Recalls: Toyota, Honda, Mazda and Nissan recall 3.4 million vehicles for faulty airbags
    2013-04-11

    Most vehicle recalls that take place these days are a result of some problem that happens during the manufacturing process by the automaker, but as we see here, parts suppliers can also factor in to problematic safety issues. Automotive News is reporting that a total of 3.4 million vehicles produced by Japanese automakers between 2000 and 2004 are being ...

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    Report: Mazda piggybacks on Ford Escape recall with 215,000 Tribute models of its own
    2012-07-27

    A day after Ford issued a recall of 485,000 Escape crossovers from its 2001-2004 model years, Mazda has reportedly issued its own for the 215,000 examples of its Tribute, the Escape's mechanical twin. While it's the same engine configuration being recalled, the 3.0-liter V6 with cruise control, there is a difference in the recalls: Mazda is recalling ...

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    Report: Center for Auto Safety expands call for unintended acceleration probe to Mazda Tribute
    2012-07-19

    Last week, the Center for Auto Safety called on Ford to recall about 470,000 Escape utility vehicles to fix an "unintended acceleration" problem they say was caused by a previous recall repair program. Now the CAS wants the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to include 85,000 platform-sharing 2002-2004 Mazda Tribute models that could have the ...

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