Mazda today has issued a recall and stop sale order on all 2014-2016 CX-5 vehicles. They filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicating a concern that the fuel filler pipe could rupture in the event of a rear collision. This could cause a fuel leakage (and subsequent fire). There are no reports of accidents or injuries as a result of this.
This recall affects over 404 000 vehicles in the US and Canada, and details of a repair have not yet been provided.
If customers have a concern over the safety of their vehicle, Mazda North America Operations recommends contacting their dealer.
WASHINGTON, DC (February 1, 2016) – Today, Mazda Motor Corporation filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to address a concern with 2014-2016 CX-5 vehicles.
On all 2014-2016 CX-5 vehicles, the fuel filler pipe could rupture during a rear collision, and could potentially cause fuel leakage.
There are no reports of accidents or injuries occurring in the subject vehicles as a result of this condition.
If a customer has concerns about driving their vehicle before the repair is available, dealers will offer a free loaner, demo, or rental vehicle.
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through more than 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.