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Mazda 626 Recall 93V174000

Body, Interior & Misc., April 29, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 29, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
EA92031
Potential Number of Units Affected
244,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V174000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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.
Consequence
INADVERTENT ACTUATION OF THE DOOR LATCH CAUSES THE DOORTO OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN OCCUPANT FALLING OUT OF THEVEHICLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DOOR HANDLE/LATCH ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR ASSEMBLY; HANDLE; OUTER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.
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