August 1, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC (August 1, 2019) – Mazda North American Operations has filed a Part 573 notification with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for a safety defect on certain 2019 Model Year Mazda3 vehicles. The interior rearview mirror glass may suddenly detach from the mirror housing.
The mirror glass was not adequately bonded to the mirror housing during the manufacturing process of the interior rearview mirror unit. As a result, the interior rearview mirror glass on some units may not have full adhesion strength. If the interior rearview mirror glass falls off the mirror housing, the driver may have reduced rearward visibility, which may increase the risk of a crash. There is no warning prior to the occurrence of the interior rearview mirror glass detaching.
Approximately 22,571 vehicles are affected.
There have been no reports of accidents or injuries as a result of this defect.
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, California, and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at InsideMazda.MazdaUSA.com/Newsroom.
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Tamara Mlynarczyk, Mazda North American Operations, 202-431-6325
Emily Taylor, Mazda North American Operations, 949-727-6182