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Mazda Mazda3 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 12 Mazda Mazda3 recalls between 2004 and 2016. Learn if your Mazda Mazda3 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 9, 2017

The front driver's seat may not be able to be properly adjusted due to a failure of the seat height adjustment lifter links. The seat angle may incline, causing the driver to not be able to maintain an appropriate driving position. This would result in the increased risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mazda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Mazda recall number is 09717B.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 23, 2016

Fuel may leak from the area of the fuel tank, resulting in a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mazda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Mazda recall number is 0216I.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 22, 2016

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.

Recall repairs on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mazda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Mazda recall number is 0116I.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 6, 2016

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.

Recall repairs on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mazda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Mazda recall number is 9916H.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 2, 2015

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.

Recalls on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in October 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mazda dealers. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 3, 2014

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.

Mazda notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Mazda recall number is 7314D.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 15, 2011

The windshield wiper motor may not work. The loss of wiper function in adverse weather could increase the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The windshield wipers could fail without warning. Please contact your Mazda dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 14, 2009

The electronic stability control may not operate as expected. This could result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall. Under extreme driving, loss of vehicle control could occur. Please contact your Mazda dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 21, 2009

The engine may stall and not restart, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall. The engine could stall without warning. Please contact your Mazda dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.