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Mazda recalls nearly 100,000 cars for TPMS

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Mazda North American Operations announced that certain Mazda6 vehicles built from Oct. 25, 2012, through Oct. 10, 2014, do not comply with the detection requirement specified in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard for Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) illumination.

Approximately 100,000 vehicles are affected.

The company says gradual deflation tests showed the subject Mazda6 vehicles did not satisfy the tire pressure detection requirement under a specific test condition.

On the affected vehicles, dealers will reprogram the ABS module to correct the TPMS light illumination specification.  The company says owners of affected vehicles were notified by mail on Oct. 31, 2014.

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  

For more information, visit the company’s website.

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