WASHINGTON, DC. (December 2, 2022) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO), on behalf of Mazda Motor Corporation, has filed a defect notification with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for a safety defect, which exists in certain 2020-2021 Mazda2 vehicles.
On affected vehicles, the headlamp horizontal aiming prevention cap was not installed during the manufacturing process. Affected vehicles with missing headlamp horizontal aiming prevention caps do not conform with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards regarding vehicle headlamp adjustability. There is no warning preceding the occurrence of this defect.
There have been no reports of any accidents or injuries due to the defect.
Approximately 226 vehicles are affected in Puerto Rico.
Affected owners will be notified by mail. Please check mazdarecallinfo.com or nhtsa.gov for the latest updates.
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, California, and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States, Canada and Mexico through approximately 780 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada Inc. in Richmond Hill, Ontario, and operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at InsideMazda.MazdaUSA.com/Newsroom.
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Tamara Mlynarczyk, Mazda North American Operations, 202-467-5092
Emily Taylor, Mazda North American Operations, 949-727-6182