2008 Mazda RX-8 Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 31, 2016

The sealing rings for the fuel pump may deteriorate and leak fuel. This would cause a fire hazard.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 25, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 17, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the driver's front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 4, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the driver's front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 19, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.