Mazda North American Operations stated it’s recalling positive 2014-18 Mazda3 and 2016-21 CX-3 automobiles.
Within the affected 227,335 U.S. automobiles, the rearview digicam symbol would possibly not show correctly, in keeping with a July 14 recall document from NHTSA.
On positive automobiles, the rearview digicam wiring harness would possibly turn out to be broken from vibrations throughout standard automobile significance or latter the liftgate because of unsuitable design of the harness fastener. Connector pins would possibly put on out, inflicting prime electric resistance. Because of those defects, the rearview digicam would possibly show a distorted or flickering symbol. Distorted or flickering digicam photographs occasion reversing may impact driving force judgment and build up the danger of a clash, the document stated.
For all recalled automobiles, Mazda sellers will check up on and exchange the rearview digicam as essential. As well as, sellers will set up a wiring harness fastening seal. All maintenance might be carried out independent of price.
Mazda submitted 9 grassland studies matching to the faulty cameras, which have been provided by means of Panasonic Automobile Techniques Co. of Japan, NHTSA paperwork stated.
“There have been no reports of any accidents or injuries due to the defect,” Mazda stated in a observation.
Mazda will notify all affected homeowners of the problem by means of letters anticipated to be mailed Sept. 12.