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Mazda recalling more than 60,000 Mazda 6 sedans over wiring problem

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Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 Mazda 6 sedans over a faulty wiring problem that can cause a loss of power steering.

The wiring problem could also cause an issue with the passenger side airbag.

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The recall affects 2015 and 2016 model Mazda 6’s in the United States and Canada.

So far, there have been no reported accidents related to the recall, but there is an increased risk of a crash if a driver loses power steering.

Wires under the front seat can short out because of welding debris, according to U.S. government documents, ABC News reported.

Warning lights in Mazda 6 sedans should alert owners to the problem.

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The recall begins on Friday, September 29.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

 

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