2015 Mazda MAZDA3 recall 0116I

Mazda Recall 0116I: Possible Fuel Leak From Deformed Fuel Tank

2015 Mazda MAZDA3

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly

Summary
Mazda Motors North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Mazda3 vehicles manufactured January 4, 2014, to September 18, 2015. The fuel tank of the affected vehicles may have been improperly handled during manufacturing and, as a result, the welded attachment of the Inlet Check Valve (ICV) may fail and allow fuel to leak.
Actions
Mazda will notify owners, and depending on the tank lot number, dealers will inspect the ICV 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 0116I.
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Date Announced
SEP 22, 2016
Vehicles Affected
17,484
Mazda Recall #
0116I
NHTSA Campaign #
16V684000
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