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Mazda Miata MX-5 recall 91V079000

Recall 91V079000
Brakes, June 14, 1991
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991

Mfr's Report Date:
June 14, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V079000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Potential Number of Units Affected: 300

Summary: A RETURN FLUID LINE OF THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM IS MISCONNECTED TO A REAR BRAKE FLUID RETURN. WHEN THE ABS SYSTEM COMES INTO USE, ALL THE FLUID FROM THE FRONT BRAKES GOES TO THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. THE FLUID RETURNS TO THE FRONT SYSTEM WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED.

Consequence: TOTAL LOSS OF FLUID IN THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM LEADS TOINCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES, AND COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE COLLISION.

Remedy: REPLACE DEFECTIVE ABS SYSTEMS.

Notes: SYSTEM: ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS).VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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