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Recall 17V354000

Fuel Leaks From Fuel Pump Pipe

Recall Details

Heat from the engine and exhaust may result in the main fuel pump pipe cracking. This would cause a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the fuel pump filter kit free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Fuel may leak from a crack in the main fuel pump pipe. This would result in a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2017. 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 incomplete 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 1017E.

Affected Cars

Exhaust & Emissions, June 01, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 01, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
69,447
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V354000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8 vehicles. Heat from the engine and the exhaust may cause the main fuel pump pipe to crack.
Consequence
If the fuel pump pipe cracks, fuel may leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump filter kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30, 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1017E.
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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