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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 16V685000
Mfg's Report Date: SEP 22, 2016
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3849


Summary:
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2016 Mazda3 vehicles manufactured September 24, 2015, to October 16, 2015. During manufacturing, the fuel tanks for the affected vehicles may have deformed, resulting in a fuel leak from the recirculation pipe welded connection.

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

Remedy:
Mazda will notify owners, and depending on the tank lot number, dealers will inspect the recirculation pipe 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 0216I.

Dates of Manufacture:
SEP 23, 2015 to OCT 15, 2015

Manufacturer Recall Number:
0216I

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