Mazda—Mazda RX-8 Passenger Vehicles—Lower Control Arm

Identifying features

Campaign Number R200504.
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Range: 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
Mazda Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category