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2008 Mazda Tribute Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 4 official 2008 Mazda Tribute recalls. Find out if your 2008 Mazda Tribute needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 19, 2015

The automatic transmission shift lever may become detached from the transmission, which could result in the driver not being able to shift gear positions. The shift lever indicator could also show an improper gear selected, resulting in a vehicle rolling away inadvertently.

Recalls on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify owners of affected vehicles in November, 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mazda dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 10, 2014

The vehicle can stall unexpectedly as a result of the hybrid electronics overheating.

Mazda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 3, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Mazda dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Mazda recall number is 7814I.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 29, 2014

A malfunction of the electric power steering system can occur, causing loss of steering assist. This could make it difficult to steer and control the vehicle.

Mazda notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Mazda recall number is 7614E

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 26, 2012

On vehicles equipped with a 3.0L V6 engine, the engine RPM can remain high after the accelerator pedal is fully or almost fully depressed.

Mazda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 6, 2012. If you have any issues with the engine not returning to idle as it should, do not drive your vehicle and call your local Mazda dealer. You should also contact your Mazda dealer if you don't receive recall notification and you feel you should have. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.