- 2018 CX-5 Sport
Just got the recall letter for the low pressure fuel pump. The notice does say that they do not have the parts yet, and another letter will be sent when parts become available. Did any of you guys receive the letter yet?
I wonder what’s the difference on low pressure fiuel pump between those subject to recall and pre-2018 and after early 2019 MY’s. Is it design change or quality issue on production batch? Why can Mazda just use current low pressure fuel pump for replacement parts on recall?there was a forum thread on this one from a month ago. In short , yes. Everyone with 2018 and early 2019 is receiving the paper mail notice.
Even the Turbo models from first 2019.
No parts available yet, checked last week again.
So sit tight and wait. The pump replacement steps are available (not very easy swap but doable). Most important is when time comes to go to the dealer to have almost empty fuel tank. Otherwise if the tank is full its a big pain and lots of spills probably.
I wonder what’s the difference on low pressure fiuel pump between those subject to recall and pre-2018 and after early 2019 MY’s. Is it design change or quality issue on production batch? Why can Mazda just use current low pressure fuel pump for replacement parts on recall?
If Mazda is going to replace this low pressure fuel pump which is subject to recall, is it going to be just the pump only, or the entire sending unit which includes low pressure fuel pump、pre-filtering screen、and fuel filter where they all are inside of fuel tank?
In the case of the Subaru recall, it's a manufacturing process issue, "impellers over-exposed to a drying solvent during manufacturing," according to the following link:I wonder what’s the difference on low pressure fuel pump between those subject to recall and pre-2018 and after early 2019 MY’s. Is it design change or quality issue on production batch?
So if its the same Denso fuel pump that has been known to be an issue for a long time, why did it take Mazda over a year to notify owners compared to Toyota.
Lexus recalls go back to 2013 models. A Lexus is a Toyota as far as I'm concerned.I dont think they determined it in 2013. The recall evolved and more models were just added dating back to 2013 production dates.
If I am not mistaken they started noticing it sometime in 2019.
It is true though that Mazda is the last to issue the recall. After Toyota, Honda, etc
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Wasn't aware that Denso even made transmissions. Aisin Warner perhaps.In the case of the Subaru recall, it's a manufacturing process issue, "impellers over-exposed to a drying solvent during manufacturing," according to the following link:
The impellers inside of Denso branded fuel pumps may have been excessively exposed to a drying agent during manufacturing. This leads to them cracking, absorbing fuel, and deforming so badly that they stop sending fuel to the engine. Subaru has issued a recall for the problem but some say it...www.subarucomplaints.com
Toyota/Lexus recalls stretch back to 2013's and ahead to 2020's. This raises all kinds of possibilities including multiple unrelated problems with or without different Denso model pumps with or without different manufacturing plants.
Is it the same Denso fuel pump as the Toyota? Are all Denso recalls for the same pump for the same reason? Are all Denso pumps of a particular model being recalled or only specific production runs? I don't see where these things have been established in these pages and that link above is as deep as I'm going to dive since these questions are probably unanswerable.
Maybe Denso is a generally lousy builder of fuel pumps. Some would say the same of their transmissions. Didn't Mazda dump Denso for transmissions and started building their own?
Safety recalls start with failure incidents followed by a considerable amount of backtracking detective work and product testing to figure out which models and production runs might be affected. I would not assume Mazda was foot-dragging. Maybe Denso was foot dragging. Maybe there was no foot dragging at all.
Consider the Takata airbag recall--100,000.000 vehicles and counting stretched over several years. It takes time to sort out the good from the bad in which applications whatever the issue may be.
Can you tell me when Toyota determined some 2013 fuel pumps were bad? It looks to me like it was 2020. Was that foot dragging?
So far, I'm lucky. The 2020 2.5L normally aspirated has had no recalls, pretty rare these days across the industry for a two year old. I'm not holding my breath, though, as more incidents may extend this fuel pump recall forward to 2020, or a cracked cylinder head showing up at some point for that matter. So far, so good, is about all one can expect regardless or who makes it.
Getting way off topic but this list is from 2014. Mazda's use of JATCO transmissions predated 2014.
In-house production at MazdaAutomakers are shifting from ATs to CVTs for small vehicles in Japan and other markets. However, Mazda has developed the 6-speed Skyactiv-Drive AT that is mated with new engines by using Mazda's unique Skyactiv Technology. Mazda currently produces the 6-speed Skyactiv-Drive AT for gasoline and diesel engines, and mounted it on the CX-5, Atenza, and Axela. 4-speed and 5-speed ATs are also produced in-house. Mazda procures 6-speed ATs from Aisin AW, but is gradually replacing the ATs with Skyactiv-Drive ATs as the automaker fully redesigns its models.
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Agreed. You can wait as long as you want until the low pressure fuel pump is actually failed to perform the recall, as performing a recall has no time limit.
Weigh the odds and possible outcomes of getting it done or not.
If there's a chance your fuel pump isn't actually defective I would postpone or forget it. If you are sure the pump is affected of course get it, but you're right about the inconvenience and possible screw up.