Mazda Mazda3 Recall 04V559000
Crack in Solder Connection Could Prevent Airbags From Functioning
Body, Interior & Misc., November 22, 2004
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Our Quick Take:
On 2 vehicles a crack in a solder connection could prevent the airbags from operating properly and could result in injury or death.
What Should You Do?
Mazda will contacted these 2 customers on November 22,2004. Both vehicles have been repaired by the dealership.
On two passenger vehicles, a crack in the solder connection attaching the acceleration sensor in the SAS unit made contact with the base plate ,damaging the solder connection. The dealer has repaired the two cars involved. The Mazda recall # is 2504K
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2005
Manufacturer's Report Date: November 22, 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V559000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2
Summary: ON TWO PASSENGER VEHICLES, A CRACK IN THE SOLDER CONNECTION ATTACHING THE ACCELERATION SENSOR IN THE SAS UNIT MADE CONTACT WITH THE BASE PLATE, DAMAGING THE SOLDER CONNECTION.
Consequence: THE AIRBAG MAY NOT DEPLOY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN A FRONTAL CRASH AND IT CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURIES.
Remedy: DEALERS REPAIRED THESE VEHICLES. THE TWO VEHICLE OWNERS WERE CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE ON NOVEMBER 22, 2004, AND THESE VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REPAIRED.
Notes: MAZDA RECALL NO. 2504K. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration