2012 Mazda MAZDA3 TSB 10100793

Mazda TSB #01-001-15-2988

2012 Mazda MAZDA3

TSB Document:

Affected Component: ENGINE (PWS)

Summary
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SKYACTIV-G 2.0L ENGINE MAY EXPERIENCE ENGINE OIL SEEPAGE FROM DRAIN PLUG AFTER THE ENGINE OIL IS REPLACED EVEN IF THE PLUG IS TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE WITH A NEW GASKET. OIL PAN DRAIN PLUG TIGHTENING TORQUE: 30—41 N·M {3.1—4.1 KGF·M, 23—30 FT·LBF} SEATING SURFACE OF THE OIL PAN FOR THE DRAIN PLUG MAY HAVE POOR FLATNESS DUE TO IMPROPER SPOT WELDING AND/OR THE SURFACE MAY HAVE GOTTEN A SCRATCH DURING MANUFACTURING PROCESS.

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Date Published
JAN 05, 2015
NHTSA TSB #
10100793
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