Mazda RX-8, B2500/BT-50 Passenger car

Recall published
2016-09-26
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
RX-8, B2500/BT-50
Product description
Passenger car
Risk
The housing of the driver airbag gas generator can burst when the airbag is activated, owing to excessive internal pressure. This could cause the occupants of the vehicle to be injured by metal fragments.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Barcode
The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 February 2003 and 1 February 2008 (RX-8) and between 14 January 2004 and 22 September 2011 (B2500/BT-50).
Model number
Types: SE, UN.
EC type-approvals: e11*2001/116*0199*01-02, K270*05-11
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Japan, Thailand
RAPEX Reference
A12/1201/16
Category
Automotive
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany