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2016 MAZDA MAZDA3 RECALL (PARKING BRAKE)

Make: Mazda
Model Year: 2016
Model: MAZDA3
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V393000
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 227,814
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 06/22/2017
Record Creation Date: 06/22/2017

2016 Mazda MAZDA3 DEFECT SUMMARY

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Mazda6 and 2014-2016 Mazda3 vehicles. Water could possibly enter the brake caliper causing the parking brake actuator shaft to corrode and possibly bind.

2016 Mazda MAZDA3 DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

If the parking brake actuator shaft binds, the parking brake may not engage or disengage fully. If the parking brake does not engage properly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly if it is parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash.

2016 Mazda MAZDA3 RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will check the parking brake actuator shafts, replacing any that are corroded, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1217F.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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