2008 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2008 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

Recall Date Component Summary
June 15, 2011 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 MAZDA3 AND MAZDASPEED3 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 7, 2008, THROUGH NOVEMBER 28, 2008. THE GROUND TERMINAL OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN INADVERTENTLY BENT DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS THEN OVER TIME THE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OF THE MOTOR CIRCUIT MAY INCREASE UP TO A POINT THAT THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS WOULD NOT WORK.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL GROUND HARNESS ON THE WIPER MOTOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-222-5500.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2008 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

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33 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10981173
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11084999
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11055920
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10874127
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10743456
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10650101
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10641487
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10639364
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10621571
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10577559
ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10555852
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10549466
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10526362
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10519519
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10512720
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10496141
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10489065
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10491617
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10488689
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10480789
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10452916
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10452530
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10452529
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10451330
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10440326
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10392039
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10386314
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10342749
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10274790
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10255392
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10247675
POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10239375
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10236639
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0 Investigations for 2008 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

43 Service Alerts for 2008 MAZDA MazdaSpeed3

Date Description
February 17, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

HandsFree bluetooth module and/or text messaging troubleshooting procedure

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February 26, 2016 118430 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:BLINDSPOT:WARNING:LAMP

Excessive condensation or water within the headlamp assembly caustion

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February 5, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PreMixed long life “FL22” Engine Coolant

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February 5, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

PreMixed long life “FL22” Engine Coolant

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August 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This service bulletin provides information regarding the proper use of the driverâ¿¿s floor mat to avoid any potential interference with the foot pedals. The following are possible causes of floor mat interference, which can be avoided w

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February 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The Mazda DCA-8000PM is required for all warranty battery testing. If the Mazda DCA-8000PM is not used, incorrect battery testing may result in unnecessary battery replacement. Use the following test procedures in this Service Bulletin to t

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February 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service bulletin provides testing and charging procedures in order to promote proper battery maintenance, to deliver new vehicles with fully charged batteries, and to reduce unnecessary battery replacement cost. For new vehicles in sto

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January 21, 2014 046600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A SLIGHT CLUNK/BANG/BUZZ NOISE OR JOLT FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS CONCERN WILL MOST LIKELY OCCUR DURING THE VEHICLES FIRST FORWARD MOVEMENT AFTER STARTING THE ENGINE. THIS IS A NORMAL OPERATING NOISE OF TH

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January 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

A musty/mildew type odor may come from the vents when the air conditioning (A/C) system is operating. It is most noticeable when the A/C is first turned ON. This odor is the result of mold growth in the A/C evaporator/cooling unit which is

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January 21, 2021 010000 STEERING

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 200000 WHEELS

Mazda has developed factory recommended scheduled maintenance services that support all major vehicle systems. Mazda recommends dealers follow the scheduled maintenance tables as cited in the vehicle specific workshop manual or owner’s manu

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January 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer

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January 21, 2021 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer

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January 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer

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July 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

When encountering a vehicle with paint damage, refer to the “Mazda Paint Warranty Guide” to determine cause, prevention, remedy, and warranty coverage (if applicable).

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August 3, 2020 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

New CARB regulation regarding mandatory checking and documenting of tire pressure whenever a vehicle is in for service work. This applies to all service shops (including Mazda dealerships) in California effective September 1, 2010.

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August 3, 2020 200000 WHEELS

New CARB regulation regarding mandatory checking and documenting of tire pressure whenever a vehicle is in for service work. This applies to all service shops (including Mazda dealerships) in California effective September 1, 2010.

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January 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer. NOTE: Tampering with a motor vehicle odometer is strictly prohibited by Federal, and State laws. It is the dealerâ¿¿s responsibility

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January 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

In accordance with Federal regulations, follow the procedure listed below when replacing a speedometer. NOTE: Tampering with a motor vehicle odometer is strictly prohibited by Federal, and State laws. It is the dealerâ¿¿s responsibility

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March 20, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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March 20, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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March 20, 2019 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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March 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

In support of the new MRT distribution, Mazda will ship to dealers a new Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Detector beginning March, 2019. Training videos will be posted to MGSS shortly and Workshop Manual procedures will be revised gradually.

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January 30, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some vehicles may have a MIL illumination with DTC’s P0441, P0442, P0455, or P0456 stored in memory. To determine the location of the evaporative system leak, follow the repair procedure below. P0441 – Evaporative emission control system in

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October 19, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

THE MULTI INFORMATION DISPLAY (MID) AND NAVIGATION SYSTEM SUPPORT FOR DIAGNOSTICS, PARTS AUTHORIZATION, AND PARTS EXCHANGE REQUIRE CONTACTING THE PROPER SOURCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE SOURCE BY REFERRING TO THE FOLLOWING TABLES.

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September 7, 2007 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

FRONT CRANKSHAFT BOLT SERVICE WARNING. *NJ

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January 1, 2012 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MAZDA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. DUE TO WEAR ON LOCK PIN HOLE IN VVT ROTOR OR BREAKAGE OF VVT CASE, LOUD TICKING NOISE (KNOCKING/RATTLE) IS HEARD, FROM TIMING COVER AND/OR VALVE (CYLINDER HEAD) COVER, WHEN ENGINE IS ST

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April 1, 2012 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

MAZDA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. DUE TO INSUFFICIENT CRANK CASE VENTILATION, HEAVY WHITE SMOKE APPEARS FROM EXHAUST PIPES, AFTER LONG IDLE PERIODS, RESULTING IN OIL LEAKAGE PAST EXHAUST TURGINE SHAFT SEAL. *PE

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March 19, 2008 152400 SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

SQUEAK AND RATTLE FROM SEAT BELT BUCKLE. VEHICLES WITH VIN’S LOWER THAN JM1 BK**** **823850 (PRODUCED BEFORE SEPT. 11, 2007). *NJ

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February 23, 2012 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MAZDA: THERE IS A RATTLE NOISE FROM THE ENGINE DUE TO A STRETCHED TIMING CHAIN. *RM UPDATED 4/18/2012. *KB

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April 21, 2011 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

MAZDA: WHILE DRIVING AT LOW SPEEDS OR HAVING A LONG IDLE THERE IS WHITE/BLUE SMOKE FROM THE EXHAUST PIPE. THIS COULD BE CAUSED BY OIL PROBLEMS. *RM

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June 1, 2011 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

MAZDA: FUEL PUMP OR PRESSURE LINE PIPE INSTALLATION/REMOVAL INFORMATION. *RM

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June 1, 2011 092200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

MAZDA: FUEL PUMP OR PRESSURE LINE PIPE INSTALLATION/REMOVAL INFORMATION. *RM

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January 21, 2014 046400 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A SLIGHT CLUNK/BANG/BUZZ NOISE OR JOLT FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS CONCERN WILL MOST LIKELY OCCUR DURING THE VEHICLES FIRST FORWARD MOVEMENT AFTER STARTING THE ENGINE. THIS IS A NORMAL OPERATING NOISE OF TH

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January 11, 2012 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

MAZDA: TPMS WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINDATED. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY DAMAGE TO THE VALVE NUT AND/OR VALVE STEM OF THE WHEEL. *KB

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March 27, 2008 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

ROUGH IDLE, LACK OF POWER, AND/OR MIL ON WITH DTC P2177/P2187 (FUEL SYSTEM LEAN). *NJ

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April 3, 2012 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MAZDA: VARIABLE TIMING (VVT) NOISE AND/OR TIMING CHAIN NOISE. THE REPAIR PROCEDURE FLOWCHART, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND WARRANTY INFORMATION HAVE BEEN REVISED. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL MAZDASPEED3 MODEL YEAR 2010 *JS

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October 15, 2010 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

MAZDA: DETERMINING EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM LEAK LOCATION FOR DTCS P0441, P0442, P0455, P0455. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE A MIL ILLUMINATION WITH DTCS STORED IN MEMORY. *PE UPDATED 4/18/11. *PE

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April 2, 2008 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

ROUGH IDLE, LACK OF POWER, AND/OR MIL ON WITH DTC P2177/P2187 (FUEL SYSTEM LEAN). *NJ

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April 21, 2011 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

MAZDA: 2006-2007 MAZDA SPEED6. DURING LONG PERIODS OF SLOW SPEED OR IDLING THERE MAY BE WHITE/BLUE SMOKE COMING FROM THE TAILPIPE. THERE COULD BE PROBLEM WITH THE TURBOCHARGER. *RM

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February 11, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MAZDA: VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF UNSTABLE IDLING OR, IN SOME RARE CASES, STALLING, JUST AFTER THE VEHICLE STOPS WITH NO DTCS DETECTED. PROBLEM IS DUE TO THE ACCUMULATION OF CARBON DEPOSITS INSIDE THE THROTTLE BODY CAUSING AIR FLOW

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