Recall List for the 2010 Mazda MAZDA3

Official recalls have been issued for the 2010 Mazda MAZDA3 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Mazda service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Mazda customer service.

  1. 2010 Mazda MAZDA3 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE NHTSA Campaign #16V644000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 06, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 580,455

    Summary: 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.

    Consequence: If the lift gate falls unexpectedly, it may hit the user, increasing their risk of injury.

    Actions: Mazda dealers will replace the both lift gate supports, free of charge, however parts are not currently available. Mazda sent an interim notifications to owners November 2016 and will mail a second notice when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9916H. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V644000 »

  2. 2010 Mazda MAZDA3 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #09V126000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 16, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 25,400

    Summary: Mazda is recalling 25,400 MY 2010 Mazda3 vehicles. A clearance between the engine harness and the housing of starter motor may be insufficient. Due to this, the covering of the harness may be damaged through vibration during operation possibly causing a short-circuit between certain harness wires and the starter housing. A short-circuit can result in engine control malfunction and/or poor shift quality.

    Consequence: The main fuse may blow out causing the engine to stall and inability of restart, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will have the engine harness inspect and add a protector clip on the affected section of the harness. If necessary, the harness will be repaired. This service will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 6, 2009. Owners may contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V126000 »

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