Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 MAZDA MIATA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V032000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: MIATA

Year: 1999

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19971118

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19981105

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 22000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20000519

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20000207

Date Added To File: 20000207

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE NON-RETURN VALVE INSTALLED AT THE LOWER END OF THE FUEL FILLER PIPE CAN STICK DUE TO INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE VALVE CASE AND THE VALVE SHUTTER COMBINED WITH THE MATERIAL PROPERTIES OF THE FUEL HOSE BETWEEN THE FILLER PIPE AND THE FUEL TANK.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN CAUSE A “HARD TO REFUEL” CONDITION, AND IN SOME INSTANCES, A “FUEL SPIT BACK” DURING REFUELING.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE NON-RETURN VALVE WITH A MODIFIED RETURN VALVE.