Takata Corporation is an automotive parts company based in Japan. In May of 2015 Takata announced an airbag recall on select vehicles. If the Takata recall is applicable to your Mazda vehicle, Mazda Canada will notify you by direct mail with instructions pertaining to the recall.
Replacement parts are not currently available. Due to the global announcement and the fact that many manufacturers are affected, Mazda is currently devising a plan for parts distribution in conjunction with Takata. When parts become available customers will again be notified by Mazda Canada by direct mail. At this time, customers may set up a service appointment to have the parts replaced free of charge.
Mazda Canada ( and DOT) have not received any reports about accidents or abnormal airbag deployments in Mazda vehicles in Canada. Airbags can provide life-saving protection in a crash, and NO ONE is authorized to deactivate air bags.
The following are Mazda vehicles involved in the Takata recall within a certain
VIN(vehicle identification number) range:
- 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed 6
- 2003-2008 Mazda 6
- 2004-2008 RX8
- 2004-2008 B Series Trucks