On Wednesday 28 February 2018, the Australian Government issued a compulsory recall for vehicles with frontal Takata airbag inflators that use phase-stabilised ammonium nitrate propellant without a desiccant, following a safety investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Safety of our vehicles is our top priority at City Mazda and we are taking every step to ensure our customers are informed.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many Mazda vehicles have been reported with this concern?
There have been no confirmed occurrences with this concern on Mazda vehicles in our market.
How will vehicles be rectified?
The inflator inside the air bag assembly will be replaced by an Authorised Mazda Dealer at no cost to the customer.
How will customers that purchased a second-hand vehicle be notified of this Recall?
Mazda Australia gathers information from its own database and a national database from the Road Traffic Authorities around Australia. Second-hand vehicles are included in the notification process and the repairs are also completed free of charge for these owners.
What is the brand of the air bag that is being fitted to my vehicle?
The brand of replacement component depends on the vehicle model. Some models are fitted with brand new replacement Takata components.
How will customers be notified if their vehicle is affected by an air bag recall?
Customers will be notified by Mazda Australia.
How do I find out if my vehicle is affected?
If you’re concerned your vehicle has been affected, we recommend contacting Mazda Australia on 1800 931 024 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm (ESDT) to find out more. Alternatively, you can visit Product Safety Australia or enter your VIN here.