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Australia Urgent recall over popular Mazda models amid faulty airbag and fears fuel tanks could leak

03:50  01 october  2019
03:50  01 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Urgent recall of thousands of popular Mazdas across Australia over airbag faults and fears the Recalls for CX-9 and 2 models have been issued, with a total 1,677 cars affected 397 Mazda 2 vehicles have also been urgently recalled over fears of fuel leaks The manufacturer reported vehicles could have fuel tanks that 'exceed the specified

The airbag cushions could rupture and cause vehicle occupants injury or fatality. Certain years of Honda Accord, Honda Legend and CR-V vehicles Car manufacturing giants Honda and Mitsubishi have issued an urgent recall of 42,000 cars due to airbags which could rupture during a crash.

a close up of a car: 1,280 Mazda CX-9 2017 models are at risk of front passenger airbags not deploying and engines not being able to be restarted© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 1,280 Mazda CX-9 2017 models are at risk of front passenger airbags not deploying and engines not being able to be restarted Mazda have issued an urgent recall for CX-9 and 2 models, with fears over fuel leaks and airbags not deploying.

The Japanese company said a total of 1,677 cars are believed to have serious defects.

According to the ACCC Product Safety Australia, 1,280 Mazda CX-9 2017 models' airbags may not deploy in the event of an accident, and there are fears engines may not be able to restart.

This is caused by wiring harness connectors that have 'weak retention force'.

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There is also the risk of false warnings being displayed on the instrument cluster, and indicators may not operate as intended.

a van parked on the seat of a car: There are fears front passenger airbags may not be deployed in certain Mazda CX-9 models© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited There are fears front passenger airbags may not be deployed in certain Mazda CX-9 models The recall affects certain Mazda CX-9 models purchased between October 16, 2017 and February 6, 2019.

A total of 397 Mazda 2 vehicles have also been urgently recalled over fears of fuel leaks.

The manufacturer reported vehicles could have fuel tanks that 'exceed the specified manufacturing dimensions and place additional strain on the fuel tank retaining strap, which may weaken or potentially break'.

'If the fuel tank retaining strap weakens or breaks, the fuel tank may move out of position, potentially causing fuel to leak from the vehicle,' Mazda told Car Advice.

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BMW Australia has issued an urgent recall of vehicles containing a different type of Takata airbag , which poses a "critical risk" to drivers. Owners can check if their vehicle is affected by going to the BMW recall website and entering their VIN number or calling the BMW Takata hotline Most Popular .

Faulty wiring caused Vic train to split : Urgent recall over popular Mazda models Mazda have issued an urgent recall for CX-9 and 2 models , with 1,677 cars believed to have airbag It seems we can put all the rumours about a dramatic breakup with Travis Scott and a sneaky date with Tyga to bed.

a green car parked on the side of a building: A total of 397 Mazda 2 vehicles have also been urgently recalled over fears of fuel leaks© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A total of 397 Mazda 2 vehicles have also been urgently recalled over fears of fuel leaks 'A fuel leak could result in a fire or serious injury to the driver and other road users.'

Cars for sale between July 30, 2018 and June 21, 2019 are affected by the recall.

Mazda Australia will contact all affected owners.

Owners should take their car to their preferred Mazda dealer for repair.

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