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Mazda MPV recall 92V027000

Recall 92V027000
Brakes, May 22, 1992
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991

Mfr's Report Date:
May 22, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V027000

NHTSA Action Number: EA92008

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 95074

Summary: THE REAR BRAKE LININGS CAN CHANGE OVER TIME. AS THE BRAKES WEAR, THE COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION CAN INCREASE, PRODUCING INCONSISTENT REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE AND PREMATURE ACTIVATION OF THE ABS SYSTEM.

Consequence: INCONSISTENT BRAKING AND PREMATURE ACTIVATION OF THE ABSSYSTEM CAN CAUSE SUDDEN STOPS OR INCREASED BRAKING DISTANCES, AND RESULT ININCREASED RISK OF VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES WITH ASSEMBLIES WHOSE FRICTION CHARACTERISTICS DO NOT CHANGE. THIS WILL REDUCE THE RISK OF PREMATURE ABS SYSTEM ACTIVATION.

Notes: SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VAN.NOTE: TOYO KOGYO HAS INFORMED NHTSA THAT IT WILL BEGIN THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN INMID-APRIL, 1992.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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