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Mazda 626 Recall 93V174000

Recall 93V174000

Body, Interior & Misc., April 29, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 29, 1994

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 93V174000

NHTSA Action Number: EA92031

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 244,000

Summary: RESIN MOLDED FRONT HANDLES FAIL AT THE DOOR LATCH ACTUATING ROD ATTACHMENT, FREEING THE ROD TO FALL INSIDE THE DOOR FRAME. SUBSEQUENT LOWERING OF THE ASSOCIATED WINDOW MAY FORCE THE ACTUATING ROD DOWNWARD AND RELEASE THE DOOR LATCH.

Consequence: INADVERTENT ACTUATION OF THE DOOR LATCH CAUSES THE DOORTO OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN OCCUPANT FALLING OUT OF THEVEHICLE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DOOR HANDLE/LATCH ASSEMBLY.

Notes: SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR ASSEMBLY; HANDLE; OUTER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.

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