2008 Mazda MAZDA6 Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly Recall

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2008 Mazda MAZDA6 Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly Recall

 NHTSA Recall #79795
NHTSA Compaign #08V412000
MFG Compaign #5008H
 Model Year2008
 Date of notification28/08/08
 Begin date of manufacuring28/03/23
 End date of manufacturing28/03/23
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received15/08/08
 Report created19/08/08
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units7200
 Defect summaryMazda 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 summaryThis 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 actionDealers 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.
 Recall notesMazda recall no. 5008h. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
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  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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