Mazda Miata MX-5 Recall 98V066000

Recall 98V066000

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

April 15, 1998

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

98V066000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Potential Number of Units Affected:

8,000

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.8 LITER ENGINES. AS A RESULT OF THE LENGTH AND ROUTING OF THE INJECTOR HARNESS, IT CAN CONTACT THE MANIFOLD AT THE EGR PIPE. IF THE HARNESS IS DAMAGED, A SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR, BLOWING THE FUSE FOR THE FUEL INJECTOR.

Consequence:

THIS CAN RESULT IN THE ENGINE STALLING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE INJECTOR HARNESS AND REPLACE THE HARNESS IF IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL15, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT 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 (1-888-327-4236).

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