Mazda is Recalling 4.9 million cars worldwide due to ignition problems


NEW YORK, October 22. Japanese carmaker Mazda is Recalling worldwide 4.9 million vehicles, including 1.2 million cars in the U.S. market because of problems with the ignition that may cause fire. This was reported by AP.

As reported by Mazda, the recall in the U.S. affects, in particular, model Protege, MX-3 and MX-6, produced in the period from 1989 to 1998. According to the company, a factory defect in these cars can lead to overheating and ignition of electrical contacts in socket plugs.

Repair of all recalled vehicles will be performed free of charge. As reported in the Mazda, the company is not aware of any case of accidents in the United States associated with the specified problem. In other countries zeregistrirovan 13 cases of fire, but no injuries.