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ABS Hydraulic Control Unit Damage in Certain 2022~2023MY CX-30 and 2023MY CX-50 Vehicles

WASHINGTON, DC. (April 20, 2023) – 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 on certain 2022-2023MY CX-30 and 2023MY Mazda CX-50 vehicles.

On certain vehicles, the brake pedal travel length may increase due to internal damage in the Anti-lock Braking System Hydraulic Control Unit (“ABS HCU”). When attempting to stop the vehicle, the increased brake pedal travel length may cause a feeling of reduced braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

There have been no reports of any accidents or injuries due to the defect.

Approximately 2,566 vehicles are affected in the US and Canada:

2022-2023MY CX-30 - 2,556 units built at Mazda Motor Manufacturing de Mexico 2023MY CX-50 - 10 units built at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.

Affected owners will be notified by U.S. mail. Please check or 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; and operations in Colombia are managed by Mazda de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia.

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