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Recall 07V295000

Engine Mount Bolt Loosens And Breaks

Recall Details

The number 4 bolt of the left side engine mount may loosen and break. This can result in the transmission going out of proper position, and the drive shaft detaching. Dealers will replace the number 4 engine mount bolt and replace affected mounts as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

One of the bolts that secures the engine mount may come loose and could break. This can result in the transmission moving out of position, and the drive shaft detaching.

What Should You Do?

Mazda notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2007. 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 4607F.

Engine, July 10, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 10, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
PE07015
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,700
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V295000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE NO. 4 LEFT SIDE ENGINE MOUNT BOLT MAY LOOSEN IF A SUDDEN RAPID ACCELERATION IS REPEATEDLY PERFORMED.
Consequence
IF THE VEHICLE IS CONTINUOUSLY DRIVEN UNDER SUCH CONDITION, THE NO. 4 ENGINE MOUNT BOLT MAY LOOSEN AND PULL OUT OR BREAK, ALLOWING THE TRANSMISSION TO BE OUT OF POSITION. IN EXTREME CASES, THE DRIVE SHAFT MAY BECOME DETACHED. IF THIS OCCURS THE VEHICLE WILL LOSE POWER AND WILL COME TO A STOP, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE NO. 4 ENGINE MOUNT BOLT WITH A MODIFIED ONE, AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE NO. 4 ENGINE MOUNT RUBBER AND BRACKET WITH NEW ONES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALLBEGAN ON JULY 13, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 800-222-5500 .
Notify
MAZDA RECALL NO. 4607F. 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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