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    Default Re: Mazda recalling 2.2M vehicles due to trunk damper corrosion issue

    Quote Originally Posted by bpsmicro View Post
    My wife was at our local dealership the other day with our 3, and asked (again) about making an appointment for her Mom's CX-5 for the recall (she's 86, so we do all car-related stuff).
    So the deal was, they had some in stock, but were booking appointments to get it done two weeks from now. By which time they expected to have run out again. And they had no idea if/when they'd get more.
    After some grumbling, the dealer finally agreed to book the appointment in 2 weeks, but hold one of the kits. We'll see if that plays out.

    If it'd been me, I'd have just told them to give me a kit now, and I'll carry it in the back seat until the appointment.
    Wow, that's some poor inventory management. The solution is pretty simple: don't book more appointments than the stock you have...

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    I got a letter in December, but still haven't been notified that the parts are in. At this point I've decided I don't really care to call and yell at my dealer because I'm planning on selling the car in less than a month.
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    Default Re: Mazda recalling 2.2M vehicles due to trunk damper corrosion issue

    I had my car in for a seat warranty job at forbes mazda roughly 3 weeks ago...

    (I have the rocky seat issue) anyways.. they also performed this recall as well when they replaced my seat rail.

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    Default Re: Mazda recalling 2.2M vehicles due to trunk damper corrosion issue

    Quote Originally Posted by trance|ghost View Post
    I had my car in for a seat warranty job at forbes mazda roughly 3 weeks ago...

    (I have the rocky seat issue) anyways.. they also performed this recall as well when they replaced my seat rail.
    How was it under warranty, do you still drive your 2012 Speed3?
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    Quote Originally Posted by WHO View Post
    How was it under warranty, do you still drive your 2012 Speed3?
    http://www.torontomazda3.ca/forum/sh...S3-and-Mazda-2

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johns 08 3 GT View Post
    Ah ok ok, thanks. trance|ghost used the term "warranty" and that's what threw me off. Mazda isn't necessarily reknown for fixing stuff out of warranty, even if it's obviously a design flaw and the internet is plagued with many owners having the same issues. Or, most car manufacturers for that matter...

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    I called scarboro mazda about this once i did get the recall stating my car was part of the VINs affected. They stated i would need to bring in the vehicle and they would inspect to see if needed replacing....anyone else have this issue/response?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 6mtsedan View Post
    I called scarboro mazda about this once i did get the recall stating my car was part of the VINs affected. They stated i would need to bring in the vehicle and they would inspect to see if needed replacing....anyone else have this issue/response?
    Perhaps because it's limited stock, they're priorizing those who already have signs of rusting/failure but, no, in the end it's a recall and needs to be replaced regardless that it shows visual signs or deterioration or not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WHO View Post
    Perhaps because it's limited stock, they're priorizing those who already have signs of rusting/failure but, no, in the end it's a recall and needs to be replaced regardless that it shows visual signs or deterioration or not.
    Thats what i was thinking. Maybe the SA was just a D I C K?

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    Default Re: Mazda recalling 2.2M vehicles due to trunk damper corrosion issue

    I went into achillies Mazda for a regular oil change and they told me I had this damper recall on my vehicle! They had one left in stock and replaced it for me on the spot! Very happy with their service

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2012mazda3hatch View Post
    I went into achillies Mazda for a regular oil change and they told me I had this damper recall on my vehicle! They had one left in stock and replaced it for me on the spot! Very happy with their service
    Does the recall involve replacing the entire hatch shock/damper or just a part of it?


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    Default Re: Mazda recalling 2.2M vehicles due to trunk damper corrosion issue

    Quote Originally Posted by sarujo View Post
    Does the recall involve replacing the entire hatch shock/damper or just a part of it?
    You get two brand new dampers.

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