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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Mazda recalls

 

For Models: Mazda B2300, Mazda B3000, Mazda B4000, Mazda Navajo

Brakes, November 4, 1994

Summary: THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL SELF-ADJUST PAWL DOES NOT LINE UP PROPERLY WITH THE SELF-ADJUST RACHET CAUSING THE PAWL TO SLIP OVER ONE OR MORE TEETH IN THE RACHET.

For Models: Mazda RX-7

Engine, August 8, 1994

Summary: THE RADIATOR CAP PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE RELEASE PRESSURE IS SET TOO HIGH. THIS CAN CAUSE THE COOLANT TO REACH TEMPERATURES THAT EXCEED THE THERMAL DESIGN LIMITS OF SOME COMPONENTS OF THE COOLANT SYSTEM. SHOULD THIS OCCUR, ENGINE COOLANT CAN LEAK COLLECT ON TOP OF THE ENGINE.

For Models: Mazda B2300, Mazda B3000, Mazda B4000

Engine, July 5, 1994

Summary: THE FRONT FUEL LINES HAVE A SECTION OF FLEXIBLE HOSE THAT IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO CRACKING WHICH CAN ALLOW FUEL LEAKAGE.

For Models: Mazda 626

Body, Interior & Misc., April 29, 1994

Summary: RESIN MOLDED FRONT HANDLES FAIL AT THE DOOR LATCH ACTUATING ROD ATTACHMENT, FREEING THE ROD TO FALL INSIDE THE DOOR FRAME. SUBSEQUENT LOWERING OF THE ASSOCIATED WINDOW MAY FORCE THE ACTUATING ROD DOWNWARD AND RELEASE THE DOOR LATCH.

For Models: Ford Probe, Mazda 626, Mazda MX-6

Brakes, September 30, 1993

Summary: THE GROOVE FOR THE REAR WHEEL BEARING RETAINER RING WAS INCORRECTLY MACHINED.

For Models: Mazda B2200, Mazda B2600

Drive Train, January 29, 1993

Summary: THE STEEL SPOKED WHEEL ASSEMBLIES INSTALLED AS STANDARD EQUIPMENT OR OFFERED AS AN OPTION ON THESE VEHICLES WERE IMPROPERLY WELDED DURING ASSEMBLY OF THE WHEEL RIM TO DISK, WHICH CAN CAUSE CRACKS IN THE WHEEL.

For Models: Mazda Miata MX-5

Body, Interior & Misc., January 29, 1993

Summary: A HARDTOP HOIST ACCESSORY KIT WAS SOLD TO CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE THE MIATA WITH A HARDTOP. THE PLASTIC BUCKLES USED TO ADJUST STRAP TENSION CAN BREAK AFTER THE HARDTOP HAS BEEN SUSPENDED BY THE HOIST.

For Models: Mazda MPV

Brakes, May 22, 1992

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.

For Models: Mazda MX-6

Suspension & Steering, March 25, 1992

Summary: THE LOWER ARM BALL JOINTS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO SPECIFICATION.

For Models: Mazda Navajo

Drive Train, March 3, 1992

Summary: WHEN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION, THE PARK PAWL DOES NOT ALWAYS ABUT OR ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR.