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April 10, 2000

1999 Mazda Miata Automobiles Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1999 Mazda Miata automobiles, manufactured between November 1997 - November 1998, because the non-return valve installed at the lower end of the fuel filler pipe can stick due to insufficient clearance between the valve case and the valve shutter combined with the material properties of the fuel hose between the filler pipe and the fuel tank.

This can cause a "hard to refuel" condition, and in some instances, a "fuel spit back" during refueling.

Approximately 22,000 trucks are affected by this recall.  Dealers will replace the non-return valve with a modified valve.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began during April 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V032/Mazda Recall No. 88004]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers April 10, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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