2012 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2012 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

Recall Date Component Summary
September 6, 2016 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles manufactured November 18, 2008, to June 8, 2013, 2012-2015 Mazda5 vehicles manufactured October 26, 2010, to June 22, 2015, 2016 CX-3 vehicles manufactured June 1, 2015, to December 26, 2015, and 2013-2016 CX-5 vehicles manufactured December 15, 2011, to December 26, 2015. On the affected vehicles, the lift gate support struts may corrode, possibly causing the struts to break and/or the lift gate to drop unexpectedly.

Remedy:

Mazda dealers will replace the both lift gate supports, free of charge, however parts are not currently available. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 9916H.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2012 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

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6 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

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SEATS
ODI Number: 10947944
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10934560
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10735033
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10668393
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10514823
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10482514
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31 Service Alerts for 2012 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

Date Description
February 17, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HandsFree bluetooth module and/or text messaging troubleshooting procedure

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February 26, 2016 118430 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:BLINDSPOT:WARNING:LAMP

Excessive condensation or water within the headlamp assembly caustion

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February 5, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PreMixed long life “FL22” Engine Coolant

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February 5, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

PreMixed long life “FL22” Engine Coolant

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August 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This service bulletin provides information regarding the proper use of the driverâ¿¿s floor mat to avoid any potential interference with the foot pedals. The following are possible causes of floor mat interference, which can be avoided w

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February 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The Mazda DCA-8000PM is required for all warranty battery testing. If the Mazda DCA-8000PM is not used, incorrect battery testing may result in unnecessary battery replacement. Use the following test procedures in this Service Bulletin to t

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February 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service bulletin provides testing and charging procedures in order to promote proper battery maintenance, to deliver new vehicles with fully charged batteries, and to reduce unnecessary battery replacement cost. For new vehicles in sto

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January 21, 2014 046600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A SLIGHT CLUNK/BANG/BUZZ NOISE OR JOLT FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS CONCERN WILL MOST LIKELY OCCUR DURING THE VEHICLES FIRST FORWARD MOVEMENT AFTER STARTING THE ENGINE. THIS IS A NORMAL OPERATING NOISE OF TH

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January 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

A musty/mildew type odor may come from the vents when the air conditioning (A/C) system is operating. It is most noticeable when the A/C is first turned ON. This odor is the result of mold growth in the A/C evaporator/cooling unit which is

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January 21, 2021 010000 STEERING

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 200000 WHEELS

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer

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January 21, 2021 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer

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January 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer

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July 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

When encountering a vehicle with paint damage, refer to the “Mazda Paint Warranty Guide” to determine cause, prevention, remedy, and warranty coverage (if applicable).

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August 3, 2020 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

New CARB regulation regarding mandatory checking and documenting of tire pressure whenever a vehicle is in for service work. This applies to all service shops (including Mazda dealerships) in California effective September 1, 2010.

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August 3, 2020 200000 WHEELS

New CARB regulation regarding mandatory checking and documenting of tire pressure whenever a vehicle is in for service work. This applies to all service shops (including Mazda dealerships) in California effective September 1, 2010.

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January 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer. NOTE: Tampering with a motor vehicle odometer is strictly prohibited by Federal, and State laws. It is the dealerâ¿¿s responsibility

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January 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer. NOTE: Tampering with a motor vehicle odometer is strictly prohibited by Federal, and State laws. It is the dealerâ¿¿s responsibility

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March 20, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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March 20, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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March 20, 2019 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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March 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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October 19, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

THE MULTI INFORMATION DISPLAY (MID) AND NAVIGATION SYSTEM SUPPORT FOR DIAGNOSTICS, PARTS AUTHORIZATION, AND PARTS EXCHANGE REQUIRE CONTACTING THE PROPER SOURCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE SOURCE BY REFERRING TO THE FOLLOWING TABLES.

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June 20, 2017 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

CAUTION: At no point during the repair for Recall 9916H (LIFTGATE STAY DAMPER SAFETY RECALL) should “Vise-Grips” or other similar tools be used to hold the lift gate stay dampers. Use only the tools specified in the recall. Vice Grips or ot

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June 20, 2017 162610 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

CAUTION: At no point during the repair for Recall 9916H (LIFTGATE STAY DAMPER SAFETY RECALL) should “Vise-Grips” or other similar tools be used to hold the lift gate stay dampers. Use only the tools specified in the recall. Vice Grips or ot

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January 21, 2014 046400 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A SLIGHT CLUNK/BANG/BUZZ NOISE OR JOLT FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS CONCERN WILL MOST LIKELY OCCUR DURING THE VEHICLES FIRST FORWARD MOVEMENT AFTER STARTING THE ENGINE. THIS IS A NORMAL OPERATING NOISE OF TH

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September 5, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAKING OR KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHEN PASSING OVER A BUMP. THIS IS CAUSED BY DUST ENTERING BETWEEN THE REAR STABILIZER BUSHING AND STABILIZER BAR, WHICH WEARS DOWN THE BUSHING. TO CORRECT

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June 16, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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