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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,000 miles

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2002 Mazda MPV lights problems

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2002 Mazda MPV Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 162010

MPV 6-cyl

  • 110,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Mazda MPV. The contact stated that while driving 5 mph a pedestrian advised the contact that the left front bumper was on fire. The contact pulled over and called the fire department. The vehicle was towed to the contacts residence and then to the insurance company. The dealer was informed about the failure and stated that they would not address the problem. The dealer also stated that they already performed the following recall on the vehicle ; NHTSA campaign id number: 03V206000 component: Exterior lighting:fog lights. The insurance company stated that the vehicle was destroyed. The failure and the current mileages were 110000. Updated 12/29/10 updated 01/03/11

- Winnetika, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 252003

MPV 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2002 Mazda MPV LX caught on fire due to the driver's side fog light on 8/26/03. We had responded to a recall put out by Mazda and took our van to first team Mazda in chesapeake, va this past June 2003. We had the recall work done and actually had a problem with the passenger side fog light being dislodged whenever we took it in. As far as we knew, the problems were corrected. At any rate, we are now concerned with the safety issue of these fog lights. When we contacted Mazda customer service, we were told that they had not heard of any MPV actually catching on fire and have proceeded to "create a file" on our issue. Would really like some feedback on why we were the ones who happened to experience a fire. We have the old parts and have a claim going with usaa. At this point, we are rather leary about driving a van that may catch on fire again. Please help us get the word out on this hazard.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

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