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THERMAL DAMAGE/HIGH ENGINE RPMS


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.
Product:
MAZDA     RX-8     Vehicle     2004 - 2005     
Components:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING     060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING     
Units Affected:    52,000
Recall Date:    Jul 7, 2005
Mfg:
MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS     
Mfg Campaign No:    3305G
NHTSA Type:    Vehicle
Recall ID:    22129
Last Published:    Jul 7, 2005

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RecallMe Number:    05V317000
RecallMe Status:    Announced