Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2007 MAZDA MAZDA6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V412000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 5008H

Make: MAZDA

Model: MAZDA6

Year: 2007

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 7200

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080828

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20080815

Date Added To File: 20080819

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING 7,200 MY 2007-2008 MAZDA6 VEHICLES WITH CALIFORNIA EMISSION SPECIFICATIONS. THE METAL FUEL TANKS ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE HAD THE PVC PROTECTIVE COATING ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE FUEL TANK DAMAGED DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS WHICH MAY RESULT IN REDUCED CORROSION RESISTANCE.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD LEAD TO PERFORATION OF THE FUEL TANK, CAUSING FUEL LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BOTTOM SURFACE OF THE FUEL TANK FOR DAMAGE TO THE PROTECTIVE COATING AND, IF NECESSARY, REPAIR THE COATING OR REPLACE THE FUEL TANK. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 28, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500, OPTION 2.