DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive.READ MORE: 5 Lewisville ISD Schools Remain Closed Temporarily Due To Staffing Shortages
The recall covers the Mazda 2 subcompact from the 2011 model year and the 2010 and 2011 Mazda 3 and Mazdaspeed 3 compacts.READ MORE: Texas Grandmother Angela Downing Admits Throwing 3-Year-Old Grandson Against Wall, Charged With Murder
The company says the seat height adjustment links can break or detach from the seat frame, changing the seat angle and increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will inspect the seat links and either install a reinforcement bracket or replace the whole seat adjustment unit. The recall is expected to start on March 31.MORE NEWS: North Texas Man Struck By Former Lake Worth Police Officer Files Federal Lawsuit Against Him
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