1997 Mazda MX-6

Change Vehicle
Not Yet Rated Write a Review
1997 Mazda MX-6

Search Inventory Near You


Available in 2 styles:  MX-6 Mystere 2dr Coupe shown
Asking Price Range
$2,269–$3,265
Estimated MPG

20.9–25.9 city / 25.9–34 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

Visit Safercar.gov for all vehicle recall information.

MX-6

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall number: 05E065000
Recall date: 10/05/2005

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPX FILTRAN FUEL FILTERS WITH A 45-DEGREE ANGLE INLET TUBE, MODEL 800F350-S1, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT FILTERS FOR 1993-1997 FORD PROBE,1993-2001 MAZDA 626 AND MX-6, AND 1983-1994 LOYAL, 3-DOOR COUPE, HATCHBACK, SEDAN, WAGON, BRAT, DL, GL, GL-10, RX, XT, AND XT6 PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH EFI OR TURBO ENGINES. THESE FILTERS ARE PACKAGED AS WIX, NAPA, AND CARQUEST BRAND FUEL FILTERS. CERTAIN SPX FILTRAN FUEL FILTERS WITH A 90-DEGREE ANGLE INLET TUBE, MODEL 800F300-S2, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT FILTERS FOR 19983-1994 SUBARU VEHICLES WITH EFI OR TURBO ENGINES. THESE FILTERS ARE PACKAGED AS WIX, NAPA, AND CARQUEST BRAND FUEL FILTERS. FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE FILTER DUE TO NON-CONFORMING BRAZING WELDS WHERE THE INLET TUBE IS CONNECTED TO THE FILTER CAN.

Consequence:

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A VEHICLE FIRE CAN OCCUR.

Corrective Action:

SPX WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDE A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 27, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MR. CHRIS GREESON AT 704-869-3733 OR CONTACT THE WIX INFORMATION HOTLINE AT 800-949-6698.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/27/2005.


ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Recall number: 98V206001
Recall date: 09/08/1998

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN EXTERNAL SPRING IN THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER CAN BREAK AND GET CAUGHT IN THE TIMING BELT.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN POSSIBLE ENGINE STALLING.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TENSIONER AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/20/1998.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 12/11/1996 and 06/26/1997.


The information provided on vehicle recalls is for information purposes only. While Cars.com has taken care in the preparation of recall information, and the information presented is believed to be reliable, Cars.com does not represent that such information is accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete, and shall not assume or accept any liability (whether in negligence or otherwise) for the accuracy or completeness of such information or for any reliance placed by any person on the information. Nor shall Cars.com be under any obligation to advise any person of any error in information provided. Cars.com shall not be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business or other consequential loss) which may arise from any use of, or reliance upon, or inability to access, the information.

Featured Services for this Mazda MX-6

  • Sell your current car quickly and easily on Cars.com.
  • Not sure what auto repair should cost you? Use our price estimator.
  • Get help with car repair now on Cars.com. Visit Repair & Care

Get Help with Car Repair

Now on Repair & Care:

  • Use our price estimator
  • Find trusted shops
Visit Repair & Care

Search Inventory Near You

Calculate Monthly Payment

What will my monthly cost be?

Check Payment

Calculate Affordable Price

What is the most I can afford?

Check Price

More Calculators

Compare finance offers to decide what's right for you.

Certain specifications, prices and equipment data have been provided under license from Chrome Data Solutions ("Chrome Data"). ©2013 Chrome Data Solutions, LP. All Rights Reserved. This information is supplied for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Chrome Data. Chrome Data makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.