Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2004 MAZDA RX8

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V075000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 1704B

Make: MAZDA

Model: RX8

Year: 2004

Component:
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20030410

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20030829

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 12000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040305

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040217

Date Added To File: 20040301

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Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, THE HEAT INSULATOR MAY BE CRACKED CAUSING ABNORMAL NOISE.

Consequence Summary:
CONTINUED OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE CAN CAUSE THE INSULATOR TO COME OFF AND COULD POSE A HAZARD TO FOLLOWING VEHICLES.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEAT INSULATOR. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.