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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,433 miles

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2003 Mazda MPV seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2003 Mazda MPV Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 062009

MPV

  • 68,800 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2003 Mazda MPV. The contact stated that the air bag light was flashing continuously on the dashboard. The dealer diagnosis indicated that the pressure in the seat belt caused the air bag light to flash. A recall was issue by Mazda regarding the air bags:frontal; however, the VIN was not included. The failure mileage was 68,800. Updated 11/16/10.

- Rosedale, NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 062008

MPV

  • 60,000 miles
Restrained driver was traveling through an intersection at approximately 40mph when she was T-boned by a sticking vehicle. Air bags did not deploy. Serious injuries.

- Arvada, CO, USA

problem #1

Nov 052005

MPV 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,500 miles
The contact stated while traveling at 45 mph another vehicle pulled out in front of the contact's vehicle. This resulted in a crash. Upon impact, the air bags did not deploy. Also, the seat belts did not restrain the contact properly. The lap portion of the belt seemed to work fine, but the shoulder strap did not work properly. The contact sustained chest injuries. A police report was taken at the scene. The vehicle was totaled by the insurance company. Updated 01/19/06.

- Honeoye , NY, USA

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