The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0501/17

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Mazda 5

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 11 February 2005 and 17 September 2010.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mazda

Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e13*2001/116*0156* Type: CR1

Risk type: Injuries
The airbag control module may have been incorrectly configured following the installation of a passenger airbag deactivation switch. As a result, the curtain airbag and the side airbag may not deploy as expected in the event of a side impact.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands