Mazda Navajo Recall 95V164002

Recall 95V164002

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

December 1, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

95V164002

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

6,973

Summary:

THE HYDRAULIC LIFT CYLINDERS ARE ATTACHED TO BRACKETS THAT ARE WELDED TO THE LIFTGATE. THE BRACKET WELDS CAN FRACTURE.

Consequence:

WITH A BROKEN BRACKET WELD, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE LIFTGATE BRACKET TO GRADUALLY BEND INWARD ALLOWING THE LIFT CYLINDER BALLSTUD TO DISENGAGE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL REINFORCEMENT BRACKETS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HATCHBACK HYDRAULIC CYLINDER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: 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 1-800-424-9393.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration