Mazda Australia Pty Ltd - Mazda RX-8

recall information

Recall number
REC-002772
PRA number
2005/7917
Campaign number
R200504
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Mazda
Model
RX-8
Affected units
1,421

Identifying features

JM0FE103100100007 to JM0FE103100101513

What are the defects?

There is a possibility for the front lower control arms to develop cracks around the ball joint socket due to casting defects in the control arm.

The potential exists for the ball joint to become dislodged from the lower control arm, and in a worst case scenario, the driver may loose control of the vehicle.

What are the hazards?

Vehicle malfunction

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by mail. For further information, contact any authorised Mazda Dealer or free-call 1800 034 411 (10.00am to 4.00pm, EST, Mon - Fri) to speak to a Mazda Customer Service Representative.
Supplier details
Mazda Australia Pty Ltd

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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