2014 MAZDA MAZDA2

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

1 Recalls for 2014 MAZDA MAZDA2

Recall Date Component Summary
April 11, 2016 STEERING

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2016 CX-3 vehicles manufactured June 1, 2015, to December 2, 2015, 2013-2014 Mazda2 vehicles manufactured July 3, 2013, to August 8, 2014, 2014-2016 CX-5 vehicles manufactured January 19, 2013, to December 2, 2015, and 2013-2015 CX-9 vehicles manufactured December 6, 2012, to July 31, 2015. The lower mounting nuts and bolts that attach the front strut assembly to the steering knuckle may loosen, allowing the steering knuckle to separate.

Remedy:

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lower mounting nuts and bolts that secure the front strut assembly to the steering knuckle. If the bolts are loose, they will be replaced and then correctly tightened, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 20, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 9316D.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2014 MAZDA MAZDA2

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5 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2014 MAZDA MAZDA2

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11340631
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11162948
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10763630
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10748876
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
ODI Number: 10631296
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

214 Service Alerts for 2014 MAZDA MAZDA2

Date Description
February 17, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HandsFree bluetooth module and/or text messaging troubleshooting procedure

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February 17, 2016 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Stains found on kpaint during PDI

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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 26, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Paint damage Mazda pocket paint guide

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February 15, 2016 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

SULFUR SMELL FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM.

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February 15, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SULFUR SMELL FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM.

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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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February 17, 2016 117100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:INSTRUMENT PANEL:SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER

Speedometer replacement procedure

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February 2, 2016 351420 EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE/TRAILER:MATERIALS:FLOORING

PROPER USAGE OF DRIVER’S FLOOR MAT.

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January 25, 2016 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

Condensation/Fog in front and rear combination lights

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February 5, 2016 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Passenger fAirbag deactivation (PAD) indicator light illumination

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February 5, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

Passenger fAirbag deactivation (PAD) indicator light illumination

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February 15, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Battery Maintenance

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February 15, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Battery Maintenance

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February 15, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Battery test procedure requirements using the GR81291

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February 15, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Battery test procedure requirements using the GR81291

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May 24, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. In most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. Follow th

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January 25, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

Correct Application for ATF MV (Type M5), Mercon V, Mercoin LV, and JWS3309 (TIV) Automatic Transmission Fluids

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February 26, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

Brake noise, judder and dragging diagnosis and servicing

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February 26, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Brake noise, judder and dragging diagnosis and servicing

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February 23, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Clunk/bang/buzz noise during first forward movement after sitting

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February 15, 2016 021300 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES

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February 15, 2016 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES

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February 15, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES

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January 8, 2016 200000 WHEELS

STAINS APPEAR ON WHEELS

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December 17, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine Oil seepage from engine oil pressure switch

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December 17, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Engine Oil seepage from engine oil pressure switch

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April 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

Some customers may complain that the steering wheel is off center more than 3ÿ° even when driving straight on a flat road.

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March 17, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 17, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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March 29, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Accessory instructions can be found on OneMazda under Dealer Resources – Parts & Accessories.

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September 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Ethanol is becoming a common additive in gasoline. Gasoline containing ethanol is likely available at your local gasoline station. Typical blends of ethanol include E10 and E85. E10: A blend of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline, E85: A blend of

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February 10, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

Some vehicles may experience exterior trim heat damage when parked near a glass building or Low-E windows. This may be caused by the sun’s reflection.

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February 28, 2022 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

There have been warranty claims submitted for growling or bearing whine noise in differentials, transfer units and transmissions where the source of the noise was a wheel bearing. This misdiagnosis can lead to multiple repair attempts, warr

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February 28, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

There have been warranty claims submitted for growling or bearing whine noise in differentials, transfer units and transmissions where the source of the noise was a wheel bearing. This misdiagnosis can lead to multiple repair attempts, warr

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February 23, 2022 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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February 23, 2022 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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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February 23, 2022 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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February 23, 2022 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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December 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery Maintenance: 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.

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December 8, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Cooler and Lines Flushing Procedure: Automatic Transaxle/Transmission (A/T) oil cooler and lines must be power flushed completely before an overhauled or replacement A/T is installed (except SKYACTIV-DRIVE)

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December 7, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Whining noise from automatic transaxle. Some customers may complain of a whining noise from the automatic transaxle when driving at 10 mph and above the noise: Depands on the vehicle’s speed oinly (the more speed, the more noise) Occurs wit

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October 13, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Ethanol is becoming a common additive in gasoline. Gasoline containing ethanol is likely available at your local gasoline station. Typical blends of ethanol include E10 and E85. E10: A blend of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline. E85: A blend of

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October 13, 2021 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

Ethanol is becoming a common additive in gasoline. Gasoline containing ethanol is likely available at your local gasoline station. Typical blends of ethanol include E10 and E85. E10: A blend of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline. E85: A blend of

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October 6, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some customers may complain about high engine oil consumption. Before attempting any repairs, verify the complaint by using the guideline below to determine if an engine repair is necessary:

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October 6, 2021 061540 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:OIL COOLER

Some customers may complain about high engine oil consumption. Before attempting any repairs, verify the complaint by using the guideline below to determine if an engine repair is necessary:

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September 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Ethanol is becoming a common additive in gasoline. Gasoline containing ethanol is likely available at your local gasoline station. Typical blends of ethanol include E10 and E85. E10: A blend of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline, E85: A blend of

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September 24, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Ethanol is becoming a common additive in gasoline. Gasoline containing ethanol is likely available at your local gasoline station. Typical blends of ethanol include E10 and E85. E10: A blend of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline, E85: A blend of

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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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August 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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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August 24, 2021 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

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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June 1, 2021 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Some vehicles may experience exterior trim heat damage when parked near a glass building. This may be caused by the suns reflection. If a building creates enough of a curve with a series of flat windows, which act like mirrors, the reflecti

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June 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Accessory instructions can be found on OneMazda under Dealer Resources – Parts & Accessories. The links provided below can be used for quick access: For 2016 models and newer: NOTE: Instructions are found under the “Attachments” section onc

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June 7, 2021 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Some vehicles may experience exterior trim heat damage when parked near a glass building or Low-E windows. This may be caused by the sun’s reflection.

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May 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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May 5, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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May 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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May 5, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

Subject: ** UPDATE** – Takata Inflator Special Service Program (Extended Warranty) Special Service Program SSPB3: In December 2017 Special Service Program SSPB3 – Takata Inflator Extended Warranty was announced. The extended warranty was a

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March 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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January 13, 2017 121300 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH

Excessive condensation or water within the headlamp assembly caustion.

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November 2, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical concern. Ask the customer if any aft

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November 2, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical concern. Ask the customer if any aft

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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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May 22, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Display shows inaccurate ambient temperature. Some customers may complain that the ambient temperature display is not accurate, or it takes too long for the display to show actual temperature.

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May 22, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Display shows inaccurate ambient temperature. Some customers may complain that the ambient temperature display is not accurate, or it takes too long for the display to show actual temperature.

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March 30, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When installing a navigation SD card, confirm that the card is unlocked. Also, Mazda Does Not Recommend swapping navigation system SD cards from one vehicle to another for testing. If swapped, the SD card that is installed into the other ve

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March 30, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

When installing a navigation SD card, confirm that the card is unlocked. Also, Mazda Does Not Recommend swapping navigation system SD cards from one vehicle to another for testing. If swapped, the SD card that is installed into the other ve

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March 30, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This article provides HVAC heater/defroster operating tips using Mode selector dial. This includes the use of intermediate positions.

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March 30, 2016 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

This article provides HVAC heater/defroster operating tips using Mode selector dial. This includes the use of intermediate positions.

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December 7, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

Whining noise from automatic transaxle. Some customers may complain of a whining noise from the automatic transaxle when driving at 10 mph and above the noise: Depands on the vehicle’s speed oinly (the more speed, the more noise) Occurs wit

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March 24, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some customers may complain about a rattle type noise coming from the rear of the vehicle when driving on rough roads. This may be caused by a loose spare tire jack.

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March 24, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some customers may complain about a blurry rear view monitor display. This may be caused by an aftermarket accessory device.

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March 24, 2016 118510 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:PARKING ASSIST:SOFTWARE

Some customers may complain about a blurry rear view monitor display. This may be caused by an aftermarket accessory device.

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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 26, 2021 010000 STEERING

Some customers may complain that the steering wheel is off center more than 3ÿ° even when driving straight on a flat road.

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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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March 7, 2016 010000 STEERING

Some customers may complain that the steering wheel is off center more than 3″ even when driving straight on a flat road.

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November 10, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some customers may complain about high engine oil consumption. Before attempting any repairs, verify the complaint by using the guideline below to determine if an engine repair is necessary: Engine Oil Consumption Inspection Guideline 1. R

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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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July 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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July 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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December 19, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

If an engine assembly is replaced after a catastrophic internal mechanical failure, clean the intake manifold internally before installing a replacement engine assembly. If the intake manifold is not cleaned properly, the replacement engine

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December 19, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

If an engine assembly is replaced after a catastrophic internal mechanical failure, clean the intake manifold internally before installing a replacement engine assembly. If the intake manifold is not cleaned properly, the replacement engine

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October 8, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some customers may complain about high engine oil consumption. Before attempting any repairs, verify the complaint by using the guideline below to determine if an engine repair is necessary:

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January 23, 2020 010000 STEERING

Some customers may complain that the steering wheel is off center more than 3ÿ° even when driving straight on a flat road. Customers having this concern should have their vehicle repaired using the following repair procedure.

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January 9, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. In most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. Follow th

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January 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. In most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. Follow th

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January 9, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. In most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. Follow th

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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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January 8, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Some vehicles exhibit brake related concerns such as brake noise, brake judder or brake dragging. If you encounter a customer complaint for any one of these symptoms, refer to the following information to understand why symptoms may occur,

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December 17, 2019 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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December 17, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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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December 17, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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 13, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

When encountering a vehicle with paint damage, refer to the “Mazda Pocket Paint Guide” to determine cause, prevention, remedy, and warranty coverage (if applicable). Copies of the Mazda Pocket Paint Guide are available for order on Mazda e-

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March 12, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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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March 12, 2020 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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March 12, 2020 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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March 12, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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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September 30, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

If an engine assembly is replaced after a catastrophic internal mechanical failure, clean the intake manifold internally before installing a replacement engine assembly. If the intake manifold is not cleaned properly, the replacement engine

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September 30, 2019 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

If an engine assembly is replaced after a catastrophic internal mechanical failure, clean the intake manifold internally before installing a replacement engine assembly. If the intake manifold is not cleaned properly, the replacement engine

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July 9, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Due to a database error discovered with IDS 114.00-114.02 release (which affects Recall 3719F), it will be necessary to uninstall IDS 114 and install IDS 113.00 and 113.06 update. The Recall can be performed after removing IDS 114 and insta

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July 9, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Due to a database error discovered with IDS 114.00-114.02 release (which affects Recall 3719F), it will be necessary to uninstall IDS 114 and install IDS 113.00 and 113.06 update. The Recall can be performed after removing IDS 114 and insta

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April 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

MAZDA IDS INOPERATIVE WITH VCM-II LICENSE EXPIRATION MESSAGE – If you encounter an IDS inoperative problem with VCM-II license expiration message, follow the instructions below: 1. CLICK HERE to download the resetting tool to your PC deskto

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July 16, 2019 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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July 16, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 10, 2019 200000 WHEELS

Some automotive cleaning products contain strong acid or alkali. When these types of cleaners are used to clean the wheels on Mazda vehicles, the chemicals contents penetrate the clear coating of the wheel surface and damage the paint under

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January 2, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. In most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. Follow th

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January 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The Mazda GR8-1291 is required for all warranty battery testing. If the Mazda GR8-1291 is not used, incorrect battery testing may result in unnecessary battery replacement. Use the following test procedures in this Service Bulletin to test

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January 14, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 man

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January 14, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

When encountering a vehicle with paint damage, refer to the “Mazda Pocket Paint Guide” to determine cause, prevention, remedy, and warranty coverage (if applicable). Copies of the Mazda Pocket Paint Guide are available for order on Mazda e-

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December 11, 2018 010000 STEERING

If a vehicle has body vibration or steering wheel shimmy while driving and the root cause is determined to be tire balance, re-balance the tires using a Hunter GSP9700 or equivalent balance machine. If your dealer does not have a GSP9700 or

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December 11, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

If a vehicle has body vibration or steering wheel shimmy while driving and the root cause is determined to be tire balance, re-balance the tires using a Hunter GSP9700 or equivalent balance machine. If your dealer does not have a GSP9700 or

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March 15, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Some customers may complain of condensation/fog inside the front (headlamp/headlight) or rear (taillamp/taillight) combination lights. The recent new models have been fitted with a clear lens which can cause the symptom to be more noticeabl

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March 15, 2019 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Some customers may complain of condensation/fog inside the front (headlamp/headlight) or rear (taillamp/taillight) combination lights. The recent new models have been fitted with a clear lens which can cause the symptom to be more noticeabl

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March 15, 2019 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Some customers may complain of condensation/fog inside the front (headlamp/headlight) or rear (taillamp/taillight) combination lights. The recent new models have been fitted with a clear lens which can cause the symptom to be more noticeabl

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January 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Mazda infotainment systems require contacting the proper source for diagnostic support, parts authorization, and parts exchange. Some components require prior authorization before ordering as exchange. Refer to DAG Exchange Central (MXConne

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January 3, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Some customers may complain of condensation/fog inside the front (headlamp/headlight) or rear (taillamp/taillight) combination lights. The recent new models have been fitted with a clear lens which can cause the symptom to be more noticeabl

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January 3, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This service bulletin provides information regarding the proper use of the driver’s floor mat to avoid anypotential interference with the foot pedals. The following are possible causes of floor mat interference,which can be avoided with pro

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January 10, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

This information is provided to help address Passenger Airbag Deactivation (PAD) Indicator illumination concerns during vehicle service.

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January 14, 2019 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

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 dealer’s responsibility to co

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January 3, 2019 040000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

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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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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August 31, 2018 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

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 dealer’s responsibility to co

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September 6, 2018 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

On some vehicles, a sulfur smell or ‘rotten egg’ odor may be noticed coming from the exhaust system. The odor is usually noticed after a cold start, fast idle, extended periods of idling and full throttle acceleration. Sulfur smell is not a

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July 30, 2018 200000 WHEELS

Some vehicles may have aluminum alloy type wheel(s) with one of the following paint damage conditions shown in the sample photos below. The damage extends to the front surface of the aluminum wheel partly or entirely.

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September 14, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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September 14, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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September 14, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical c

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October 10, 2018 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

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 dealer’s responsibility to co

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 10, 2018 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 dealer’s responsibility to co

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 10, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

When encountering a vehicle with paint damage, refer to the “Mazda Pocket Paint Guide” to determine cause, prevention, remedy, and warranty coverage (if applicable). Copies of the Mazda Pocket Paint Guide are available for order on Mazda e-

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 10, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

When encountering a vehicle with paint damage, refer to the “Mazda Pocket Paint Guide” to determine cause, prevention, remedy, and warranty coverage (if applicable). Copies of the Mazda Pocket Paint Guide are available for order on Mazda e-

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 10, 2018 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Mazda North American Operations has approved an additional on-car brake lathe as an option for MNAO authorized equipment. The Pro-Cut On-Car Brake Lathe has been added to the MNAO authorized equipment program. NOTE: Accu-turn is still an ap

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October 10, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Mazda North American Operations has approved an additional on-car brake lathe as an option for MNAO authorized equipment. The Pro-Cut On-Car Brake Lathe has been added to the MNAO authorized equipment program. NOTE: Accu-turn is still an ap

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October 10, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 man

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October 10, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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 man

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 20, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ELECTRICAL CONCERN AND/OR MULTIPLE DTC’S DUE TO AFTERMARKET DEVICE: If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual

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July 20, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

ELECTRICAL CONCERN AND/OR MULTIPLE DTC’S DUE TO AFTERMARKET DEVICE: If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery, engine no start, DTC(s) stored…), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual

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May 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Mazda infotainment systems require contacting the proper source for diagnostic support, parts authorization, and parts exchange. Some components require prior authorization before ordering as exchange. Refer to DAG Exchange Central (MXConne

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May 11, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Mazda infotainment systems require contacting the proper source for diagnostic support, parts authorization, and parts exchange. Some components require prior authorization before ordering as exchange. Refer to DAG Exchange Central (MXConne

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May 11, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Mazda North American Operations has approved an additional on-car brake lathe as an option for MNAOauthorized equipment. The Pro-Cut On-Car Brake Lathe has been added to the MNAO authorizedequipment program.NOTE: Accu-turn is still an appro

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April 5, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

This information is provided to help address Passenger Airbag Deactivation (PAD) Indicator illumination concerns during vehicle service.

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April 16, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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/Cevaporator/cooling unit which is c

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 27, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Some vehicles exhibit brake related concerns such as brake noise, brake judder or brake dragging. If you encounter a customer complaint for any one of these symptoms, refer to the following information to understand why symptoms may occur,

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April 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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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April 27, 2018 200000 WHEELS

Some automotive cleaning products contain strong acid or alkali. When these types of cleaners are used to clean the wheels on Mazda vehicles, the chemicals contents penetrate the clear coating of the wheel surface and damage the paint under

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March 26, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

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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February 16, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

The Workshop Manual has two-different airbag procedures, one for Standard Deployment and one for Two-Step Deployment. Standard Deployment is for Mexico spec vehicles and Two-Step Deployment is for US and Canadian spec vehicles.

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February 16, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The Workshop Manual has two-different airbag procedures, one for Standard Deployment and one for Two-Step Deployment. Standard Deployment is for Mexico spec vehicles and Two-Step Deployment is for US and Canadian spec vehicles.

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March 26, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This service bulletin provides information regarding the proper use of the driver’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 with p

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 22, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 22, 2018 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Some customers may complain of condensation/fog inside the front (headlamp/headlight) or rear (taillamp/taillight) combination lights. The recent new models have been fitted with a clear lens which can cause the symptom to be more noticeabl

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March 22, 2018 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Some customers may complain of condensation/fog inside the front (headlamp/headlight) or rear (taillamp/taillight) combination lights. The recent new models have been fitted with a clear lens which can cause the symptom to be more noticeabl

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March 26, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

The Mazda GR8-1291 is required for all warranty battery testing. If the Mazda GR8-1291 is not used, incorrect battery testing may result in unnecessary battery replacement. Use the following test procedures in this Service Bulletin to test

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March 28, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical concern. Ask the customer if any aft

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March 28, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you encounter any type of electrical concern (e.g, dead battery), interview the customer before proceeding with normal Workshop Manual diagnosis. Aftermarket devices may be the cause of the electrical concern. Ask the customer if any aft

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March 26, 2018 021300 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. In most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. Follow th

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March 26, 2018 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

Some customers may complain of signs of oil on the struts or shock absorbers. In most cases the oil that is present is normal, and a result of the oil that remains on the shaft during the normal sweeping process of the shaft seal. Follow th

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March 22, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 9, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When dealing with customer complaints of excessive condensation and/or water within the headlamp unit, first determine if all the bulb sockets (including O-ring), seals and covers are present and correctly installed. In most cases you will

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 9, 2017 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

When dealing with customer complaints of excessive condensation and/or water within the headlamp unit, first determine if all the bulb sockets (including O-ring), seals and covers are present and correctly installed. In most cases you will

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August 9, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

When dealing with customer complaints of excessive condensation and/or water within the headlamp unit, first determine if all the bulb sockets (including O-ring), seals and covers are present and correctly installed. In most cases you will

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 7, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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 dealer?s responsibility to co

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August 7, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

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 dealer?s responsibility to co

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May 22, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Some customers may complain that the ambient temperature display is not accurate, or it takes too long for the display to show actual temperature. When you encounter a customer with this concern, first verify the condition when the customer

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July 8, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

IDS UPDATE 101.00 AND 101.02 IS NOW AVAILABLE ON MS3 UNDER THE “IDS/INFOTAINMENT” TAB.

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June 24, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

IF AN ENGINE ASSEMBLY IS REPLACED AFTER A CATASTROPHIC INTERNAL MECHANICAL FAILURE, CLEAN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD INTERNALLY BEFORE INSTALLING A REPLACEMENT ENGINE ASSEMBLY. IF THE INTAKE MANIFOLD IS NOT CLEANED PROPERLY, THE REPLACEMENT ENGINE

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October 28, 2013 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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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July 6, 2017 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

CAUTION: DO NOT attempt any repair of the windshield damaged by stone chipping/cracks at the area in front of the Forward Sensing Camera (FSC) and Laser Sensor. Replace the windshield with a new one instead.

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November 11, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Some vehicles exhibit brake related concerns such as brake noise, brake judder or brake dragging. If you encounter a customer complaint for any one of these symptoms, refer to the following information to understand why symptoms may occur,

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 11, 2013 200000 WHEELS

Some automotive cleaning products contain strong acid or alkali. When these types of cleaners are used to clean the wheels on Mazda vehicles, the chemicals contents penetrate the clear coating of the wheel surface and damage the paint under

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November 19, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This information is provided to help address Passenger Airbag Deactivation (PAD) Indicator illumination con-cerns during vehicle service.

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November 19, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

This information is provided to help address Passenger Airbag Deactivation (PAD) Indicator illumination con-cerns during vehicle service.

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March 9, 2017 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Take caution when cleaning plastic headlight lenses. Damage can occur when using some cleaners that contain strong acid, alkaline cleanser or organic solvent. Damage caused by using these cleaners is not covered by Mazda’s New Vehicle Limit

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April 28, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

WHEN REPROGRAMMING A CONTROL MODULE, ALWAYS USE THE GR-8 BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM POWER SUPPLY MODE. IF NOT USED, THE CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING MAY FAIL DUE TO A WEAK VEHICLE BATTERY.THE GR-8 BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM POWER SUPPLY MODE

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March 30, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

WHEN INSTALLING A NAVIGATION SD CARD, CONFIRM THAT THE CARD IS UNLOCKED. ALSO, MAZDA DOES NOT RECOMMEND SWAPPING NAVIGATION SYSTEM SD CARDS FROM ONE VEHICLE TO ANOTHER FOR TESTING. IF SWAPPED, THE SD CARD THAT IS INSTALLED INTO THE OTHER VE

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March 30, 2016 138600 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES HVAC HEATER/DEFROSTER OPERATING TIPS USING MODE SELECTOR DIAL. THIS INCLUDES THE USE OF INTERMEDIATE POSITIONS.

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May 27, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

WORKSHOP MANUAL EVAP SYSTEM LEAK INSPECTION USING THE M-MDS HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR SOME MODELS. INSTEAD, THE WORKSHOP MANUAL EVAP SYSTEM LEAK INSPECTION USING EVAP LEAK TESTER WILL BE USED TO TROUBLESHOOT EVAP SYSTEM LEAKS.

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February 27, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

USE THE FOLLOWING REPAIR PROCEDURE TO MINIMIZE THE NEED TO REPLACE THE CATALYST CONVERTER/EXHAUST PIPE WHEN REMOVING OXYGEN SENSORS AND/OR AIR FUEL RATIO SENSORS.

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November 4, 2014 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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July 11, 2014 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 30, 2016 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES HVAC HEATER/DEFROSTER OPERATING TIPS USING MODE SELECTOR DIAL. THIS INCLUDES THE USE OF INTERMEDIATE POSITIONS.

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March 24, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT A RATTLE TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A LOOSE SPARE TIRE JACK.

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August 4, 2015 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FUEL FILLER LID WILL NOT OPEN/CLOSE. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY SNOW WITH ROAD SALT BEING BROUGHT INTO THE FOOTWELL AREA. THE MELTED SALT WATER THEN FLOWS ALONG THE OPENER LEVER (A) AND ENTERS INTO THE CABLE (B) CAUSING THE

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July 22, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

WHEN REMOVING PARTS FROM A VEHICLE, TAKE CAUTION OF THIS SYMBOL “R”. FAILING TO REPLACE THE NON-REUSABLE PART MAY CAUSE A SYSTEM FAILURE.

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July 11, 2014 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CREAK/SQUEAK TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS. NOISE MAY BE CAUSED BY THE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ROD SURFACE (A) STICKING TO THE BUMP STOPPER (B) AND/OR THE BUMP STOPPER STICKIN

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May 20, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY IS NOT ACCURATE, OR IT TAKES TOO LONG FOR THE DISPLAY TO SHOW ACTUAL TEMPERATURE.WHEN YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER WITH THIS CONCERN, FIRST VERIFY THE CONDITION WHEN THE CUSTOMER

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May 20, 2014 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SOME VEHICLES EXHIBIT BRAKE RELATED CONCERNS SUCH AS BRAKE NOISE, BRAKE JUDDER OR BRAKE DRAGGING. IF YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT FOR ANY ONE OF THESE SYMPTOMS, REFER TO THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO UNDERSTAND WHY SYMPTOMS MAY OCCUR,

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February 27, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE STAINS APPEARING ON THE HOOD, ROOF AND/OR TRUNK OF THE VEHICLE. THIS CONCERN IS MOST LIKELY TO BE FOUND IN A COLD WEATHER AREAS JUST AFTER THE RAPGARD IS REMOVED AT PDI. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY MOISTURE WHICH HAS

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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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January 24, 2014 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF CONDENSATION/FOG INSIDE THE FRONT OR REAR COMBINATION LIGHTS. THE RECENT NEW MODELS HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH A CLEAR LENS WHICH CAN CAUSE THE SYMPTOM TO BE MORE NOTICEABLE, HOWEVER, IT DOES NOT AFFECT THE PERFORM

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February 26, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SOME VEHICLES EXHIBIT BRAKE RELATED CONCERNS SUCH AS BRAKE NOISE, BRAKE JUDDER OR BRAKE DRAGGING. IF YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT FOR ANY ONE OF THESE SYMPTOMS, REFER TO THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO UNDERSTAND WHY SYMPTOMS MAY OCCUR,

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November 19, 2013 141000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

MAZDA: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE INDICATOR LIGHT ILLUMINATION OF THE PASSENGER AIRBAG DEACTIVATION (PAD). *PE

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February 17, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

STAINS FOUND ON PAINT DURING PDI SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE STAINS APPEARING ON THE HOOD, ROOF AND/OR TRUNK OF VEHICLE. THIS CONCERN IS MOST LIKELY TO BE FOUND IN COLD WEATHER AREAS JUST AFTER THE RAPGARD IS REMOVED AT PDI. THIS MAY

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January 14, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 24, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

IF AN ENGINE ASSEMBLY IS REPLACED AFTER A CATASTROPHIC INTERNAL MECHANICAL FAILURE, CLEAN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD INTERNALLY BEFORE INSTALLING A REPLACEMENT ENGINE ASSEMBLY. IF THE INTAKE MANIFOLD IS NOT CLEANED PROPERLY, THE REPLACEMENT ENGINE

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June 26, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

WHEN DEALING WITH CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF EXCESSIVE CONDENSATION AND/OR WATER WITHIN THE HEADLAMP UNIT, FIRST DETERMINE IF ALL THE BULB SOCKETS ARE RESENT AND CORRECTLY INSTALLED. IN MOST CASES YOU WILL FIND THAT THE BULB SEAL NO. 1 (A) OR

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July 22, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

WHEN REMOVING PARTS FROM A VEHICLE, TAKE CAUTION OF THIS SYMBOL “R”. FAILING TO REPLACE THE NON-REUSABLE PART MAY CAUSE A SYSTEM FAILURE.

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March 24, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT A BLURRY REAR VIEW MONITOR DISPLAY. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY AN AFTERMARKET ACCESSORY DEVICE.

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2014 MAZDA MAZDA2

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