Mazda North American Operations has issued a recall for the Mazda MazdA6.
Description of Recall
Mazda is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 mazdA6 cars manufactured February 4, 2008, through August 24, 2012. The door latch mounting screws may become loose.
Severity of the Defect
If all three door latch mounting screws become excessively loose the door latch mechanism would not engage and the door might open while the car is in motion increasing the risk of accident or injury.
Mazda’s Recommended Action
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will apply a thread locking adhesive to the door screws and retorque them, free of charge. The recall began on October 29, 2013. Owners may contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s recall number is 7013i.