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Recall 06V103000

Horn Contact May Separate from the Steering Column During Airbag Deployment

Recall Details

If the driver's airbag were to deploy in an extremely low ambient temperature, the bolt attaching the horn contact assembly to the steering wheel hub may fail. Should this occur, the horn assembly may separate and could injure the driver. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag to correct this concern. The Mazda recall number is 3906C.

Our Quick Take

If the driver's airbag were to deploy at a very low ambient temperature, the horn contact assembly may separate from the steering column.

What Should You Do?

Mazda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 28, 2006. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 28, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 28, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,600
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V103000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BOLT ATTACHING THE HORN ASSEMBLY TO THE STEERING WHEEL HUB MAY FAIL DURING A DRIVER SIDE FRONT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT IN EXTREMELY LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURE.
Consequence
SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE HORN ASSEMBLY MAY SEPARATE AND COULD INJURE THE DRIVER.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER-SIDE FRONTAL AIR BAG MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 28, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 800-222-5500.
Notify
MAZDA RECALL NO.3906C.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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