Mazda Mazda3 Recalls
Fuel may leak from the area of the fuel tank, resulting in a fire hazard.
The inlet check valve portion of the fuel tank may have been improperly welded during manufacturing, resulting in a fuel leak. This would cause a fire hazard.
The support struts that hold up the lift gate may corrode and break, resulting in the lift gate falling closed unexpectedly. This could injure someone at the rear of the vehicle.
Fuel may enter the fuel tank emissions system unintentionally, and may result in leakage of fuel to the ground. This can cause a fire hazard. Additionally, this condition may lead to the engine stalling.
If the alternator belt should slip due to getting excessively wet, such as when driving in heavy rain or through deep puddles, the powertrain control module may incorrectly assume failure of the charging system. This can cause the loss of operation of vehicle accessories necessary for safe driving, such as windshield wipers and power steering assist.
The windshield wiper motor may not work. The loss of wiper function in adverse weather could increase the risk of a crash.
The electronic stability control may not operate as expected. This could result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
The engine may stall and not restart, increasing the risk of a crash.
On 2 vehicles a crack in a solder connection could prevent the airbags from operating properly and could result in injury or death.