Mazda Rx-8 Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Rx-8 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-07-28 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-09-01, was due to a problem with the driver side inflator module. Approximately 308992 vehicles were involved. Since 2003, Rx-8's have experienced approximately 12 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the lower arm, passenger side frontal, air bags. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Mazda Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
Do you work for Mazda? Contact us to learn how you can control data, information and ads shown on this page.
Detailed Recall Information for Mazda Rx-8
|2016-05-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-05-27)|
|Recall Summary:||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.|
|Hazard:||An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.|
|Remedy:||Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 15, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9416E.|
|Additional Info:||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|
Additional Mazda ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
Latest Safety Recalls
Select image for details, including additional styles.
Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.