Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2003 MAZDA MAZDA6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V531000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 1403L

Make: MAZDA

Model: MAZDA6

Year: 2003

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20021002

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20030806

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 56700

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040209

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20031216

Date Added To File: 20031218

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL SENDER UNIT (FSU) MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED IN THE FUEL TANK, PRODUCING AN INADEQUATE SEAL, AND FUEL MAY LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
A FIRE COULD OCCUR IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK, AND IF NECESSARY, REPAIR OR REPLACE IT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 9, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.