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If the ball joint separates, steering control may be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm — Lower Arm

Summary
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2004 Mazda RX-8 vehicles. The ball joint socket on the front suspension lower control arm may crack and the ball joint may separate from the socket.
Actions
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front lower control arms, free of charge. The recall began on July 31, 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1117E.
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Date Announced
JUN 01, 2017
Vehicles Affected
35,332
Mazda Recall #
1117E
NHTSA Campaign #
17V355000
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