Mazda recalls 42,000 cars in U.S. over airbags

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DETROIT, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling 42,000 cars in the United States because their airbags may fail to deploy in a crash, U.S. federal safety regulators said. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the vehicles involved in the recall were 2004 model-year Mazda3 cars. Because of a crack in the airbag housing, water can seep into the sensor that activates the device and cause a short circuit, NHTSA said. This is the first time Mazda3 cars from the ...

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