Mazda CX-90 Recall: VCM Software Update to Fix Unintended Braking Issue

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Mazda CX-90 Recall
Mazda CX-90 Recall

Mazda has announced a recall for certain 2024 CX-90 SUVs due to concerns raised by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding the vehicle’s braking system. The issue involves the vehicle control module (VCM), which may cause the brakes to engage unexpectedly at low speeds, increasing the risk of rear-end collisions.

This recall affects around 9,914 units of the 2024 CX-90, with an estimated defect rate of one percent. The impacted vehicles were produced between December 27, 2022, and September 12, 2023, at Mazda’s Yamaguchi factory in Japan.

Mazda CX-90 Recall
Mazda CX-90 Recall (Mazda)

To rectify the issue, Mazda will conduct a software update for the VCM, ensuring proper programming to prevent unintended brake activation. Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified by Mazda and instructed to schedule an appointment with an authorized dealer for the free software update.

Prepare to stay informed about an upcoming recall affecting Mazda owners. By July 17, 2024, expect to receive notification letters if you’re among those impacted. Should you have any questions or concerns about this recall, rest assured that Mazda’s customer service team is ready to assist. Reach out to them at 1-800-222-5500, mentioning recall number 6724E.

Alternatively, seek support from the NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline by dialing 1-888-327-4236. Despite this recall, it’s worth noting that the Mazda CX-90 maintains its reputation for delivering a versatile and refined driving experience.

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