Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MAZDA RX7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V069000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: RX7

Year: 1993

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19911201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 13400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950508

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950330

Date Added To File: 19950404

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
RESIDUAL ENGINE HEAT CAN CAUSE PREMATURE DETERIORATION OF THE FUEL HOSE CAUSING THE HOSE TO LEAK. ALSO, REMOVING AND REINSTALLING THE DETERIORATED FUEL HOSES INCREASES THE LIKELIHOOD OF A LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL CONTROL UNIT FOR THE ELECTRIC COOLING FAN. THE FAN WILL THEN ACTIVATE AFTER THE ENGINE IS TURNED OFF WHEN THE COOLANT EXCEEDS A SPECIFIED TEMPERATURE. THE FUEL HOSES WILL ALSO BE REPLACED WITH REVISED HOSES.