Safety Ratings
2004 Mazda RX-8
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls5
Number of Complaints380
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2004 Mazda RX-8 vehicles

2004 Mazda RX-8 (4/11/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V130000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: Mazda is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured January 14, 2003, through May 29, 2003; and 2004 RX-8 vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, through June 30, 2003, to address a safety defect in the passenger side air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag.

Defect: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.

Corrective Action: Owners of all vehicles on which a defective air bag may have been installed as original equipment will be notified. Dealers will inspect vehicles, and where a defective air bag inflator is identified, the inflator will be replaced, free of charge. The safety recall began on June 3, 2013. Owners may contact Mazda Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-222-5500, option #6. Mazda's recall campaign number is 6913D.

2004 Mazda RX-8 (7/20/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V325000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DUE TO IMPROPER FORGING OF THE LOWER CONTROL ARM, CRACKS MAY OCCUR IN THE BALL JOINT SOCKET.

Defect: IN SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS, THE BALL MAY SEPARATE FROM THE BALL JOINT SOCKET AND A LOSS OF STEERING MAY OCCUR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE CONTROL ARMS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.

2004 Mazda RX-8 (7/7/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V317000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: IF CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ARE PARKED AND THE ENGINE IS OPERATED AT HIGH RPM'S FOR AN EXCESSIVE LENGTH OF TIME, SOME OF THE PARTS AROUND THE EXHAUST SYSTEM CAN MELT AND PRODUCE A VARIETY OF MALFUNCTIONS. PROBLEMS CAUSED BY THE EXCESSIVE HEAT BUILD-UP CAN RANGE FROM INOPERATIVE OXYGEN SENSOR, NEUTRAL SWITCH AND BACK UP LIGHTS, PROBLEMS WITH THE PARKING BRAKES, MALFUNCTIONS OF THE GAS GAUGE AND/OR POSSIBLE FUEL LEAKS RESULTING FROM HEAT DAMAGE TO THE FUEL TANK.

Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE PARTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.

2004 Mazda RX-8 (2/17/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V074000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: AS A RESULT OF AN NCAP TEST, CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ARE BEING RECALLED FOR IMPROPERLY WIRED FRONT PASSENGER SEAT AIR BAGS.

Defect: THE AIR BAG WILL NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN A FRONTAL CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW WIRING HARNESS IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT AIR BAG SYSTEM. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.

2004 Mazda RX-8 (2/17/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V075000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, THE HEAT INSULATOR MAY BE CRACKED CAUSING ABNORMAL NOISE.

Defect: CONTINUED OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE CAN CAUSE THE INSULATOR TO COME OFF AND COULD POSE A HAZARD TO FOLLOWING VEHICLES.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEAT INSULATOR. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.

2004 MAZDA RX-8 for sale

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2004 Mazda RX-8

$6,877

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Nicholasville, KY
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$8,521

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 76785 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Rolla, MO
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

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2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 103548 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: West Islip, NY
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8 Sport

$12,900

2004 MAZDA RX-8 SPORT

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 79893 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Norman, OK
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$9,195

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 90699 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$6,250

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 103211 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Marietta, GA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

New Listing
$6,995

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 67040 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Pahrump, NV
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$11,995

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 93736 Miles
  • Ext Color: Yellow
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Marietta, GA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

New Listing
$6,000

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 126690 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Whitehall, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$9,414

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 61019 Miles
  • Ext Color: Yellow
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Chesapeake, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$8,500

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 126027 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Fuquay Varina, NC
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$7,995

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 103060 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Eastampton, NJ
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$5,994

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 145815 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$8,884

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 88195 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Annapolis, MD
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Mazda RX-8

$9,995

2004 MAZDA RX-8

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 42140 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Rotary
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Waltham, MA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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