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Mazda Mazda3 Recall 04V559000

Crack in Solder Connection Could Prevent Airbags From Functioning

Recall Details

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

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 22, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 22, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V559000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

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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