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Mazda 626 Recall 99I005000

Recall 99I005000

Drive Train, September 3, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1994

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 3, 1999

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99I005000

NHTSA Action Number: SQ98024

Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 47,651

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET CAN FAIL. SYMPTOMS INCLUDE AN INOPERATIVE SPEEDOMETER, SEVERE LACK OF POWER, AND/OR A TRANSMISSION WHICH STAYS IN THIRD GEAR. IN SOME CASES, THE "OD OFF" LIGHT MAY ALSO FLASH.

Consequence: A DRIVER MAY NOT BE AWARE OF INCREASED SPEED DUE TO THE SPEEDOMETER NOT WORKING CORRECTLY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET AND IF NECESSARY, WILL REPLACE THE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET AT NO CHARGE. THIS EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERS NECESSARY REPAIRS DUE TO FAILURE OF THE VEHICLE'S SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET FROR 9 YEARS FROM THE ORIGINAL WARRANTY START DATE WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION.

Notes: MAZDA HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SPECIAL SERVICE PROGRAM FOR AN INOPERATIVE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET.OWNERS CAN CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.

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