Mazda Mazda5 Recall 05V412000
Excessive Heat Buildup in Exhaust System
Engine, October 26, 2005
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
Excessive heat buildup may occur in the exhaust system, which could result in a fire.
What Should You Do?
Mazda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning September 16, 2005. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.
Excessive heat buildup in the exhaust system can occur, which could result in a fire. Mazda has instructed owners to bring affected vehicles in to repair this condition. Owners should expect a rental or loner vehicle while repairs are performed. The Mazda recall number is 3605J.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2006
Manufacturer's Report Date: October 26, 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V412000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,000
Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, A HEAT BUILDUP IN THE EXHAUST SYSTEM CAN OCCUR.
Consequence: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: MAZDA INSTRUCTED OWNERS (SEPTEMBER 16, 2005) TO BRING IN THEIR VEHICLES AND WILL BE GIVEN A RENTAL OR LOANER VEHICLE AT NO COST WHILE MAZDA REPAIRS THESE VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 26, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.
Notes: MAZDA RECALL NO. 3605J.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO 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.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration