Mazda is disavowing more than 200,000 Mazda 3 compact cars in the U.S. and Canada because the windshield wipers can disappoint.
The company says in documents posted Saturday by the U.S. National Highway Freight Safety Administration the recall covers cars from the 2016 completely 2018 model years.
The Japanese automaker traced the problem to metal accumulations that can cause a wiper relay to stick, knocking out the wipers and limiting driver visibility.
It sways it has no reports of crashes or injuries due to the problem.
Transport Canada says the recant affects more than 51,000 vehicles in Canada.
It says proprietresses can take their vehicle to a dealer to have the front body conduct module replaced.