Recall campaign on RX-8

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Mazda Motor Corporation filed the following recall with MLIT on June 30, 2016.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this recall may cause you.
We have been informing the subject vehicle owners related to the following recall regarding the field action by means of direct mail from the Mazda dealers. If your vehicle is subject to Takata recall and is yet to be remedied, please contact any the authorized Mazda dealer to have your vehicle remedied. The remedy will be performed for free.
Please enter the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) through the Recall Search Tool at the top of this page to confirm if your vehicle needs to be repaired as part of Takata air bag recall.

Recall campaign number Launch date
3840 October 26, 2016.

Description of the defect and cause

On the certain passenger airbag inflator, some propellants in inflator may deteriorate due to the prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperature and high temperature cycling. Therefore, during the airbag deployment, the container of inflator may be broken, components may be scattered, causing passengers to be injured.

Remedy to correct the defect

Mazda dealers replace the passenger side air bag inflator with modified parts.

The subject vehicles

Type Commercial
name
VIN and Vehicle production period Number of
the vehicles.
Remark
LA-SE3P
ABA-SE3P
CBA-SE3P
RX-8 SE3P-100117~SE3P-308439March6, 2003~June 23, 2012 38,989

Important notice of Takata air bag recall