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Mazda Mazda3 Recall 04V559000

Crack in Solder Connection Could Prevent Airbags From Functioning

Body, Interior & Misc., November 22, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview

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.

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. 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).

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