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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.

Summary:

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.

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