Squeak and/or Rattle Noise from Front Seat Belt Buckle

Service Bulletin
Mazda North American Operations
Irvine, CA 92618-2922
© 2009 Mazda Motor of America, Inc.
Subject:
Bulletin No:
08-003/09
Last Issued:
05/22/2009
SQUEAK AND/OR RATTLE NOISE FROM FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE
MULTI-MODEL - SQUEAK AND/OR RATTLE NOISE FROM FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE
BULLETIN NOTE
• This bulletin supersedes the previous bulletin 08-003/09 issued on 05/15/09. The WARRANTY INFORMATION has been revised.
• Changes are noted below in Red beside the change bar.
APPLICABLE MODEL(S) / VINS
2006-2008 MX-5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1NC****8*151063 (produced Feb. 20, 2008)
2006-2008 MAZDA5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1CR****8*315050 (produced Feb. 20, 2008)
2007-2008 CX-9 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1TB****8*147730 (produced Feb. 1, 2008)
DESCRIPTION
A squeak and/or rattle noise may come from the driver side seat while driving on slightly uneven road surfaces.
Due to assembly variation, the bolt and washer may come in contact with each other causing the noise.
The diameter of the bolt flange has been increased during mass-production.
Customers having this concern should have their vehicle repaired using the following repair procedure.
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CONSUMER NOTICE: The information and instructions in this bulletin are intended for use by skilled technicians. Mazda technicians utilize the proper tools/
equipment and take training to correctly and safely maintain Mazda vehicles. These instructions should not be performed by “do-it-yourselfers.” Customers
should not assume this bulletin applies to their vehicle or that their vehicle will develop the described concern. To determine if the information applies,
customers should contact their nearest authorized Mazda dealership. Mazda North American Operations reserves the right to alter the specifications and
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writing.
Bulletin No: 08-003/09
Last Issued: 05/22/2009
© 2009 Mazda Motor of America, Inc.
REPAIR PROCEDURE
1. Verify the customer concern by moving the buckle left and right.
- If the noise is heard, replace the bolt (A) with a new one.
Tightening Torque: 28.2 - 57.8 ft. lbf. (38.2 - 78.4 Nm, 3.9 - 7.99 kgf.-m)
- If the noise is not heard, refer to the Workshop Manual for further diagnostics.
NOTE: Ensure wave washer (B) is installed.
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Bulletin No: 08-003/09
Last Issued: 05/22/2009
© 2009 Mazda Motor of America, Inc.
If an urgent repair is necessary and the bolt is not available, repair using the following procedure.
1. From Noise Repair Kit, peel off a 5mm strip pad (A).
2. Wrap strip pads around wave washer (B) at five (5) locations; cut off any surplus.
3. Reinstall removed parts.
NOTE:
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Do not apply any grease.
Ensure the buckle can move properly.
PART(S) INFORMATION
Model
Part Number
Description
Qty.
Notes
MX-5 / Mazda5
L528-57-811
Bolt
1
One Seat
CX-9
TD11-57-811
Bolt
1
One Seat
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K001-W0-225
Noise Repair Kit
1
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Bulletin No: 08-003/09
Last Issued: 05/22/2009
© 2009 Mazda Motor of America, Inc.
WARRANTY INFORMATION
NOTE:
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This warranty information applies only to verified customer complaints on vehicles eligible for warranty repair.
This repair will be covered under Mazda’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty term.
Additional diagnostic time cannot be claimed for this repair.
Mazda5
MX-5
Warranty Type
A
A
Symptom Code
82
82
Damage Code
9B
9B
L528-57-811
L528-57-811
1, 2 or 0
1, 2 or 0
XXE01XRX / 0.4 Hrs. (One side)
XXE01XRX / 0.3 Hrs. (One side)
XXE01ARX / 0.6 Hrs. (Both sides)
XXE01ARX / 0.4 Hrs. (Both sides)
Part Number Main Cause
Quantity
Operation Number / Labor
Hours:
CX-9
Warranty Type
A
Symptom Code
82
Damage Code
9B
Part Number Main Cause
Quantity
Operation Number / Labor
Hours:
TD11-57-811
1, 2 or 0
XXE01XRX / 0.4 Hrs. (One side)
XXE01ARX / 0.6 Hrs. (Both sides)
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