2017 Mazda CX-5 Trailer Hitches Recall

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Trailer Hitches Recall

 NHTSA Recall #136759
NHTSA Compaign #17V744000
MFG Compaign #1617K
 ManufacturerMazda North American Operations
 SupplierMAZDA
 BrandMAZDA
 ModelCX-5
 Model Year2017
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
 Date of notification22/01/18
 Begin date of manufacuring27/12/16
 End date of manufacturing31/10/17
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received21/11/17
 Report created27/11/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units1076
 Defect summaryMazda north american operations (mazda) is recalling certain 2017 cx-5 vehicles equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness. This harness may be routed such that there is insufficient clearance between the harness and the exhaust muffler, allowing the wiring harness to contact the muffler.
 Consequence summaryContact with the muffler may damage the trailer wiring harness, potentially resulting in the trailer lighting being inoperative, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionMazda will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the trailer hitch harness away from the muffler, replacing the harness if it is damaged, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin january 20, 2018. Owners may contact mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1617k.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

 NHTSA Recall #136760
NHTSA Compaign #17V744000
MFG Compaign #1617K
 ManufacturerMazda North American Operations
 SupplierMAZDA
 BrandMAZDA
 ModelCX-5
 Model Year2017
 ComponentTRAILER HITCHES
 Date of notification22/01/18
 Begin date of manufacuring27/12/16
 End date of manufacturing31/10/17
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received21/11/17
 Report created27/11/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units1076
 Defect summaryMazda north american operations (mazda) is recalling certain 2017 cx-5 vehicles equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness. This harness may be routed such that there is insufficient clearance between the harness and the exhaust muffler, allowing the wiring harness to contact the muffler.
 Consequence summaryContact with the muffler may damage the trailer wiring harness, potentially resulting in the trailer lighting being inoperative, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionMazda will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the trailer hitch harness away from the muffler, replacing the harness if it is damaged, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin january 20, 2018. Owners may contact mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1617k.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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