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Mazda Recall 1017E: Fuel Pump Sealing Rings May Leak Fuel

2007 Mazda RX-8

The deteriorated seals may leak fuel, which, in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Delivery — Fuel Pump

Summary
Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8 vehicles manufactured April 10, 2003, to February 18, 2008. The affected vehicles have fuel pump sealing rings that may deteriorate due to exposure to heat from the engine or exhaust pipe.
Actions
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump sealing ring set and add a thermal insulation pad to the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began July 31, 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 0516J.
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Date Announced
OCT 31, 2016
Vehicles Affected
69,447
Mazda Recall #
1017E
NHTSA Campaign #
16V793000
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