2010 Mazda Mazda6 Recalls

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Spider webs inside the vent hose of the evaporative canister can cause excessive fuel tank pressure and cause the fuel tank to crack and leak fuel. Dealers will inspect and replace damaged fuel tanks and check valves, inspect and clean the canister vent line and reprogram the powertrain control module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Three screws attach each door latch, over time these screws can loosen. If the latch screws loosen excessively the door latch may not engage correctly, the door could open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk personal injury or an accident. Dealers will add a thread locking compound and re-torque the latch mounting bolts to correct this concern.

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A spider web can cause a restriction in the EVAP canister vent line. This can result in undue stress on the fuel tank during the vapor purge function of the EVAP system. This stress could crack the fuel tank, resulting in a leak. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect and clean the vent line and install a spring to keep spiders from entering the line. This recall is expected to begin on March 25, 2011. The Mazda recall number is 6211B.

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