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Recall Alert: 2014-2016 Mazda3

16_Mazda_Mazda3_Recall.jpg 2016 Mazda3; | Manufacturer image

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 21,000 model-year 2014-16 versions of the Mazda3 compact car. Only certain model-year vehicles manufactured between Jan. 4, 2014, and Oct. 16, 2015, are affected; you can find your vehicle’s build date on a doorjamb sticker. 

The Problem: A manufacturing defect could cause the fuel tank to leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

The Fix: Dealers will inspect the fuel tank weld and replace the fuel tank as necessary for free.

What Owners Should Do: Mazda will start notifying owners Nov. 1. Owners can call the automaker at 800-222-5500, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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