Mazda Ignition Switch Recall Affects 4.9M Older Vehicles

October 27, 2015 0

Mazda has its own ignition switch call that affects 4.9 million older vehicles worldwide.
The Japanese automaker has announced that too much grease on electrical contact points in the ignition switches can carbonize and reduce electrical insulation. Over time, continuous use can cause electricity to … read more

Mazda recalls 4.9 million older cars to fix potential fire risk

October 27, 2015 0

In a week which saw the recall of 6.5 million Toyota vehicles due to a window switch that could become a potential fire hazard, Mazda has also recalled 4.9 million vehicles worldwide to repair an ignition switch problem. In a New York Times story yesterday, the automaker announced the recall to repair … read more

1.2 Million Older Mazdas Recalled for Risk of Ignition Fire

October 22, 2015 0

Mazda has announced a recall of some 1.2 million 1998-and-earlier cars for an ignition-switch defect that can lead to the risk of a fire.
The switches were produced with too much grease inside. Over time, that grease can carbonize and accumulate between the connection points in the thermal base of the … read more