Mazda recalls 12, 097 model year 2020 CX-30s vehicles

* Says fuel leak with an ignition source may increase risk of a fire

Web Editor | ConsumerConnect

For identifying a fault in the model that fuel may leak from the charcoal canister vent at the rear of the vehicle, Mazda North American Operations is recalling 12,097 model year 2020 CX-30s with all-wheel drive.

It was learnt that the evaporative vent hose for the fuel tank may be disconnected, possibly allowing fuel to leak from the charcoal canister vent at the rear of the vehicle.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire. Additionally, the engine may stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash, according to ConsumerAffairs.

As regards what the affected vehicle model owners should do, Mazda says it will notify them, and dealers will inspect the evaporative vent hose in the fuel tank.

If the hose is disconnected, it will be reconnected and the charcoal canister with some related parts will be replaced.

Repairs will be performed free of charge, it assures, and this recall is expected to begin August 11, 2020.

Meanwhile, owners may contact Mazda Customer Service on (800) 222-5500, Option 4. Mazda’s number for this recall is 4520F, according to the report.

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