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2010 Mazda RX-8 Recalls

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Most Recent 2010 Mazda RX-8 Recall

On May 25, 2016, Mazda recalled 495,348 Mazda RX-8. Mazda north american operations (mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 rx-8, 2004-2006 mpv, 2003-2008 mazda6, and 2006-2007 mazdaspeed6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u.s. virgin islands, or "zone a."additionally, unless included in "zone a" above, mazda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 rx-8, 2004-2006 mpv, 2003-2008 mazda6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia, or "zone b."lastly, unless included in "zone a" or "zone b" above, mazda is recalling certain model year 2004 mazda rx-8 and mpv, 2003-2004 mazda6 vehicles originally sold, or registered, in alaska, colorado, connecticut, idaho, iowa, maine, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, montana, new hampshire, new york, north dakota, oregon, rhode island, south dakota, utah, vermont, washington, wisconsin, and wyoming.these vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
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2010 Mazda RX-8 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 25, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do 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 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. The Mazda recall number is 9416E.