Recall 3906C 2006 MX-5 Miata

Mazda Motor Corporation has decided that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2006 MX-5 Miata vehicles produced from December 22, 2005 through February 15, 2006.

Mazda has decided to conduct a Recall Campaign to replace the driver-side front air bag module with a new one.


On certain 2006 MX-5 Miata vehicles, the bolt attaching the horn assembly to the steering wheel hub may fail during a driver-side front airbag deployment in extremely low ambient temperature. Should this occur, the horn assembly may come loose and injure the driver.


Model VIN Range Build Date Range
2006 MX-5 Miata JM1 NC**** 60 111301 – 114609 December 22, 2005 through February 15, 2006

Note: The asterisk symbol “*” can be any letter or number.


Mazda will notify U.S. owners by first class mail beginning April 28, 2006.


Description Part Number Quantity Note
Air Bag Module NEY1-57-K00 1 With Steering Switch
Air Bag Module NFY7-57-K00 1 Without Steering Switch
Campaign Label 9999-95-065A-05 1=50 labels Mstore (no charge)


Dealer New Inventory Stock Units

We will begin automatic shipping of airbags to dealers, for non-retailed vehicles, beginning April 18, 2006. These initial shipments will be entered as CSO orders and should arrive at dealerships by April 20-21, 2006. The CSO handling charge will be waived. Once these initial shipments are received, additional airbags for in-stock vehicles can be ordered via the e-mail form on the DAG website. A VIN number will be required for each airbag order.

Retailed Units

Airbags for retailed vehicles will not be pre-shipped to dealers. They will be available for ordering beginning Monday May 01, 2006. All airbags required for retailed vehicles will need to be ordered via the e-mail order form, found on the DAG website. A VIN number will be required for each airbag order.

Due to HAZMAT requirements, these airbags will be shipped as SSO / stock orders. If there is a need for an expedited shipment, this information needs to be included on the DAG e-mail form.


Properly return defective air bags to your facing PDC.

IMPORTANT:The following information is from the MAZDA WARRANTY POLICIES & PROCEDURES, Section: Warranty Parts Handling, Inspection, and Return, Policy No: 7.0, Policy: Procedure for Returning Hazardous Materials.

Repair Procedures

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