Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

February 9, 2009

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

09V032000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

220

Summary:

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.

Consequence:

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.

Remedy:

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.

Notes:

MAZDA RECALL NO. 5109A. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration