Mazda UK is recalling 5431 petrol engined versions of its Mazda 626 range produced between May and November 1997 to inspect the timing belt tensioner. It has been found that the tensioner spring can break, causing the timing belt to slip and the engine to stop. "Mazda UK will contact the owners of all affected vehicles this week and will repair recall defects free of charge," says Mazda aftersales director Christopher Jackson. "Every customer who receives the recall letter should contact their dealer immediately.
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