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Recall 16V064000

Fuel Filler Pipe Ruptures In A Crash

Recall Details

The fuel filler pipe may rupture and cause a leak and fire hazard in an accident. Dealers will alter the attachment between the fuel filler pipe and the left rear side of the bracket of the fuel filler pipe free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel filler pipe may be susceptible to rupturing in a crash. This could result in a fuel leak and fire risk.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in March, 2016. 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. The Mazda recall number is 9216B.

Affected Cars

Exhaust & Emissions, February 3, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 3, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
268,799
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V064000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Mazda CX-5 vehicles manufactured June 27, 2013, to February 2, 2016. The affected vehicles have a fuel filler pipe that may rupture in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."
Consequence
A rupture of the fuel filler pipe may result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will alter the attachment between the fuel filler pipe and the left rear side of the bracket of the fuel filler pipe, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 1, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 6. Mazda's number for this recall is 9216B.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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