Mazda Recalls 2.3 Million Vehicles Over Hatch Failure

Posted: Sep 10 2016, 9:39pm CDT | by , in Cars & Vehicles


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Mazda Recalls 2.3 Million Vehicles Over Hatch Failure
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  • Mazda Recalling 2.3 Million Vehicles over Rear Hatch Failure

Mazda is off to recall 2.3 million vehicles worldwide over potential issues with their rear gates and a separate issue involving diesel engines.

A total of 2.3 million vehicles have been called by Mazda due to a problem with the latch of rear gates. Along with that some of the recalled cars have an issue that involves the diesel engines.

The Japanese motor maker announced that they will be recalling these vehicles which include the recently launched and latest Mazda 3 as well. The car is available currently in the form of a sedan and a hatchback and in the form of a CX-3 SUV in Japan.

The cars will be bought to the dealers in order to fix the damper on their rear gates. These dampers can corrode and break eventually if they are exposed to environment containing a lot of salt.

Thus in order to avoid this problem the hatch will be fixed in all the effected cars by the company. The fixing will be done free of cost and the owners will just have to get their cars to the nearest authorized dealers.

Mazda also elaborated that they are planning to recall a number of 180,000 vehicles from all over the world in order to fix the same issue.

The effected vehicles were made and produced in the time of December 2007 to December 2015. The lift supporters of these cars will be replaced by the dealers which are supposed to anti corrosive.

The domestic recall of almost 110,000 vehicles were also produced between August 2014 and August 2016. These include the Mazda 3 and CX-3, which are recalled in order to solve the problem that is related to the computer of its diesel engines.

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