Mazda will be notifying owners of certain 2007-2014 CX-9 crossover SUV’s to return to their dealership for repairs to the suspension system. The affected vehicles have front suspension ball joints that may experience water intrusion into the fitting. The fitting could corrode and the front lower control arm could separate from the joint causing a loss of steering control and an increased risk of an accident.
Owners will receive an interim notification informing them of recall and a second notification when parts are available. Owners wanting more information about the problem are asked to contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 8515G and the NHTSA campaign number is 15V-451 .