Mazda Canada Issues ‘Do Not Drive’ Campaign for Certain 2006 B‑Series Trucks Affected by Expanded Takata Air Bag Recall

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) is propelling owners of 2006 B-Series pick-up trucks built between August 2005 and November 2005 to stop pushing their vehicles immediately due to Takata atmosphere bag inflators containing a suspected diesel that is an evident risk to safety. This emanate is apart from other Takata atmosphere bag inflator recalls.       

2006 Mazda B-Series Truck (CNW Group/Mazda Canada Inc.)

On January 12, 2018, Mazda was suggested by Ford Motor Company that a 2006 Mazda B‑Series truck, that was built by Ford and is identical to a Ford Ranger, has a vicious regard with a Takata atmosphere bag inflator. Mazda mirrored Ford’s movement during that time in recalling a influenced vehicles in a U.S., Puerto Rico and Saipan, and suggested a business to stop pushing their influenced vehicles. Due to new information perceived from Ford and Takata, Mazda has motionless to control an enlargement of a influenced race underneath a ‘Do Not Drive’ notification, including certain 2006 B-Series trucks located in Canada.

While no deadly accidents have occurred in Mazda vehicles due to aberrant deployment of Takata atmosphere bags, a reserve of a business is a top priority so we are arising a presentation in sequence to safeguard that atmosphere bags with a top risk of severing in a eventuality of a pile-up are transposed as shortly as possible.

The remember includes 2006 B-Series trucks built from August 5, 2005 by November 4, 2005. Approximately 3,079 vehicles are influenced in North America, with 874 located in Canada and 1,955 in the United States.

Mazda strongly urges owners of a influenced vehicles to stop pushing their vehicles immediately. Urgent remember notifications will be sent by over-night priority and purebred mail this week directing owners to stop pushing their vehicles and hit their internal Mazda dealership for serve instructions. Mazda will arrange and cover a cost of towing a influenced vehicles to dealerships for repairs, and yield loaner vehicles for a generation of a remember repair.

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