2006 MAZDA B-SERIES TRUCK - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2006 B-Series vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.
HazardIn the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Consumer ActionMazda will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 19, 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 2218A.