Nearly 500,000 Mazda3s recalled over windshield wiper defect

Published by admin on August 25th, 2011

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According to Reuters, Mazda is preparing to announce a recall that could affect any Mazda3 built between January 2008 and July 2010. The recall has been issued because of an electronic glitch keeps the windshield wipers from working properly. So far no accidents have been reported that relate to this defect.

Approximately 494,500 cars fall under the umbrella of this recall. In North America, the total number of vehicles potentially affected is 157,700. If you own a Mazda3 built within this time period, perhaps it’s time for you to stock up on Rain-X until you can bring the car into your local dealer to have the issue repaired…

Nearly 500,000 Mazda3s recalled over windshield wiper defect originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 15 Jun 2011 18:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.


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