Mazda 626 Recall 98V206001

Recall 98V206001

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

November 20, 1998

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

98V206001

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

40,000

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN EXTERNAL SPRING IN THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER CAN BREAK AND GET CAUGHT IN THE TIMING BELT.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN POSSIBLE ENGINE STALLING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TENSIONER AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (-1888-327-4236).

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