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Mazda MPV Recall 99V191000

Mazda Recalls 2000 MPV Due to Rear Door Lock Mechanism Failure

Body, Interior & Misc., July 26, 1999

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

The design of the controller for the rear door lock may cause the door to not latch properly. This may cause danger to occupants. Dealers will install parts to repair the latch.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Manufacturer's Report Date: July 26, 1999

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V191000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 13,030

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. DUE TO THE INAPPROPRIATE SHAPE OF THE LINKAGE IN THE REAR DOOR LOCK CONTROLLER, ACCUMULATED DUST MAY PREVENT THE DOOR LOCK MECHANISM FROM FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, CAUSING INCOMPLETE LOCKING OF THE DOOR WHEN THE CHILDPROOF LOCKING SYSTEM IS USED.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN AN OPENING OF THE DOOR WHILE DRIVING, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL PARTS IN THE LATCHING ASSEMBLY THAT WILL PREVENT THIS PROBLEM FROM OCCURRING.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 26, 1999. 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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