MAZDA MAZDA3 2016: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Make : MAZDA Model : MAZDA3 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-09-24 - 2015-10-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V685000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-18 Date Received by ODI: 2016-09-23 Date Added to Database: 2016-09-23
Manufacturers Involved: Mazda Motor Corp.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 0216I
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3849
Summary:
      Mazda North American Operations "Mazda" is recalling certain model year 2016 Mazda3 vehicles manufactured September 24, 2015, to October 16, 2015. During manufacturing, the fuel tanks for the affected vehicles may have deformed, resulting in a fuel leak from the recirculation pipe welded connection.
Consequence:
      A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Mazda will notify owners, and depending on the tank lot number, dealers will inspect the recirculation pipe weld, replacing the fuel tank, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 1, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 0216I.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.