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Recall 92V139000

Recall 92V139000

Drive Train, January 29, 1993
Affected Cars

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: January 29, 1993

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V139000

NHTSA Action Number: PE92068

Component: WHEELS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 15,822

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.

Consequence: THE WHEEL CRACKS LEAD TO A CHRONIC LOSS OF AIR IN THETIRES WHICH MAY DAMAGE THE TIRES AND CAUSE THEM TO FAIL. ALSO, CONTINUEDOPERATION OF THE VEHICLE WITH THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE PARTIALSEPARATION OF THE WHEEL RIM AND DISK. IN EITHER CASE, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROLMAY OCCUR, RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: MAZDA DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL FOUR WHEELS WITHOUT CHARGE.

Notes: SYSTEM: WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS.

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