2005 Mazda RX-8

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2005 Mazda RX-8

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Available in 4 styles:  2005 Mazda RX-8 4dr Coupe shown
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Asking Price Range
$4,470–$14,566

Estimated MPG

18 city / 24 hwy


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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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RX-8

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Recall number: 05V317000
Recall date: 07/07/2005

Problem Summary:

IF CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ARE PARKED AND THE ENGINE IS OPERATED AT HIGH RPM'S FOR AN EXCESSIVE LENGTH OF TIME, SOME OF THE PARTS AROUND THE EXHAUST SYSTEM CAN MELT AND PRODUCE A VARIETY OF MALFUNCTIONS. PROBLEMS CAUSED BY THE EXCESSIVE HEAT BUILD-UP CAN RANGE FROM INOPERATIVE OXYGEN SENSOR, NEUTRAL SWITCH AND BACK UP LIGHTS, PROBLEMS WITH THE PARKING BRAKES, MALFUNCTIONS OF THE GAS GAUGE AND/OR POSSIBLE FUEL LEAKS RESULTING FROM HEAT DAMAGE TO THE FUEL TANK.

Consequence:

FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE PARTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/30/2005.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 04/10/2003 and 07/07/2005.


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