The Detroit Free Press reports a major vehicle recall affecting more than 262,000 Mazda models.

A software issue may force the engines to stall in 2018-2019 Mazda6 sedans, CX-5 sport-utility vehicles, and 2019 Mazda3 models. The automaker says the error is in the computer of the vehicles that controls the valves, part of their fuel-saving cylinder deactivation technology. Drivers will not get any warning of a problem if and when it arises, according to government documents.

No injuries or crashes have been reported due to the problem. Owners of affected models will be notified beginning August 26,

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