The manufacturer reports the welding between the fuel tank and rollover valve (ROV) may peel off over time, causing a fuel leak.
A fuel leak poses a fire risk, which is a safety hazard for occupants of the vehicle and other road users.
Mazda will contact owners of the recalled vehicles via mail as soon as parts become available. No incidents have been reported so far in Australia.
Customers will be advised to present their Mazda 2 to their local dealer, where their fuel tank and rollover valve will be replaced at no charge.
For more information, contact Mazda customer support on 1800 034 411.
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