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Recall data for: 2007 MAZDA MAZDASPEED3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V295000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 4607F

Make: MAZDA

Model: MAZDASPEED3

Year: 2007

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20060628

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20070519

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5700

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070713

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20070710

Date Added To File: 20070710

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE NO. 4 LEFT SIDE ENGINE MOUNT BOLT MAY LOOSEN IF A SUDDEN RAPID ACCELERATION IS REPEATEDLY PERFORMED.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE VEHICLE IS CONTINUOUSLY DRIVEN UNDER SUCH CONDITION, THE NO. 4 ENGINE MOUNT BOLT MAY LOOSEN AND PULL OUT OR BREAK, ALLOWING THE TRANSMISSION TO BE OUT OF POSITION. IN EXTREME CASES, THE DRIVE SHAFT MAY BECOME DETACHED. IF THIS OCCURS THE VEHICLE WILL LOSE POWER AND WILL COME TO A STOP, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE NO. 4 ENGINE MOUNT BOLT WITH A MODIFIED ONE, AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE NO. 4 ENGINE MOUNT RUBBER AND BRACKET WITH NEW ONES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALLBEGAN ON JULY 13, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 800-222-5500 .