Mazda Recalls Six Models For Ignition Switch Safety Photo:
Trevor Collett | Nov, 03 2015 | 0 Comments

Mazda Australia has recalled a range of models from its past line-up due to a potential problem with the ignition switch.

An excessive amount of grease may have been applied to the ignition parts during manufacturing, and this grease may have carbonised over the years.

As a result, the level of insulation between the ignition parts may be reduced, and heat may build up inside the unit.

Drivers could eventually notice smoke emanating from the unit which could be followed by a fire in extreme cases.

The models in question are sedan, hatch and wagon versions of the 121, 323, 626 and 929 along with the MPV for Mazda, while the Eunos 30X is also being recalled.

Mazda is targeting a specific list of Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) for each model.

Honda is recalling its Goldwing and F6B motorcycles, due to a potential problem with the brake hoses.

Affected models are equipped with the fully-integrated luggage system and fairing, while the F6B is fitted with integrated panniers and fairing.

Prolonged exposure to certain types of brake fluid may cause a reaction between the fluid and the brake hose material.

Honda says the resultant "residue" can obstruct the return gallery of the secondary brake master cylinder, causing it to bind and overheat.

If left unattended, the brake disc may become so hot that it catches fire.

Mazda and Honda will attempt to contact affected owners shortly, but any owner wishing to learn more about the latest round of recalls should contact their local dealer.

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