Mazda recalls 494,500 units of Mazda3 worldwide

2010 Mazda3

Mazda said on Wednesday that it is recalling about 494,500 units of the Mazda3 (know as the Mazda Axela in other parts of the world) globally to fix a glitch in an electronic part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working.

A Mazda spokeswoman said that no accidents were reported related to the issue. The recall covers cars and knock-down parts for the Mazda3 that were shipped between Jan. 2008 and Jul. 2010.

The recall affects 157,700 units in North America, 91,600 in Europe, 84,000 in China and about 20,000 in Japan.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: Reuters