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This could lead to perforation of the fuel tank, causing fuel leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly

Summary
Mazda is recalling 7,200 MY 2007-2008 Mazda6 vehicles with California emission specifications. The metal fuel tanks on the affected vehicles may have had the pvc protective coating on the outside of the fuel tank damaged during the assembly process which may result in reduced corrosion resistance.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the bottom surface of the fuel tank for damage to the protective coating and, if necessary, repair the coating or replace the fuel tank. The recall began on August 28, 2008. Owners may contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500, option 2.
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Date Announced
AUG 15, 2008
Vehicles Affected
7,200
Mazda Recall #
5008H
NHTSA Campaign #
08V412000
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