Mazda recalls over 10,000 cars from Irish market due to safety concerns
Three different makes of Mazda car are on the recall list.
Mazda have issued a recall for over 10,000 vehicles in Ireland due to a fault in the intake shutter valve.
As per the statement released via the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC):
"A safety issue has been identified, whereby, it is possible that an accumulation of soot may cause the intake shutter valve to stick in the closed position.
"Under certain conditions and in the worst-case scenario, this could result in the engine stalling."
As a result, 10,470 cars are being recalled in Ireland alone.
The three different makes of car, and their dates of production, are as follows:
- Mazda CX-5 (January 2012 – May 2018)
- Mazda 3 (July 2013 – June 2018)
- Mazda 6 (October 2012 – March 2018)
The CCPC has stated that Mazda Motor Ireland has begun contacting affected vehicle owners and that a letter will instruct vehicle owners to contact their local authorised repairer where an appointment will be made to carry out necessary repairs and/or replacement of parts.
However, if you have not yet been contacted and believe that your vehicle may be impacted by this recall campaign, you can contact Mazda's Customer Information Centre on 01 233 4700, or you speak to your local Mazda dealer for further information.