Mazda says the rear seatbelt may not function in a crash, with the recall affecting 130 vehicles.
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Mazda Australia has recalled 130 examples of the 2020 Mazda BT-50 TF ute (MY20) as the rear seatbelt may have been installed incorrectly.

The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the pretensioner mechanism in the BT-50 could malfunction in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury to passengers.

Affected utes were sold between 23 September 2020 and 5 November 2020.

The mechanically-identical Isuzu D-Max was recalled last month with a similar seatbelt fault.

Mazda is getting in touch with owners to organise a free repair.

The company has been contacted and this story will be updated with its response.

A full list of vehicle identification numbers of the 130 utes involved in the recall can be found here.

To have your BT-50 repaired for free, call Mazda Customer Support on 1800 034 411, or find your closest Mazda dealership by clicking here.