Recall campaign on CX-7 and Atenza

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Mazda Motor Corporation filed the following recall with MLIT on November 25, 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
3938 January 13, 2017.

Description of the defect and cause

On the certain passenger airbag inflator, some propellants in inflator may deteriorate due to the prolonged exposure to temperature cycling under humid condition. 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
CBA-ER3P CX-7 ER3P-100034~ER3P-107718October 19, 2006~July 24, 2009 4,661
DBA-GHEFS Atenza GHEFS-100002~GHEFS-100705December 20, 2007~December 18, 2009 542
DBA-GH5FS GH5FS-100020~GH5FS-105921December 12, 2007~December 18, 2009 4,704
CBA-GH5AS GH5AS-100006~GH5AS-100378January 15, 2008~December 16, 2009 326
DBA-GHEFP GHEFP-100011~GHEFP-103816December 13, 2007~December 18, 2009 2,881
DBA-GH5FP GH5FP-100011~GH5FP-102793December 13, 2007~December 18, 2009 2,154
CBA-GH5AP GH5AP-100005~GH5AP-100245January 16, 2008~December 11, 2009 190
DBA-GHEFW GHEFW-100004~GHEFW-101543December 12, 2007~December 17, 2009 1,078
DBA-GH5FW GH5FW-100018~GH5FW-106954December 13, 2007~December 18, 2009 5,627
CBA-GH5AW GH5AW-100011~GH5AW-100966January 15, 2008~December 16, 2009 765

Important notice of Takata air bag recall