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Mazda Miata MX-5 Recall 91V079000

Brakes, June 14, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 14, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
300
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V079000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Summary
A RETURN FLUID LINE OF THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM IS MISCONNECTED TO A REAR BRAKE FLUID RETURN. WHEN THE ABS SYSTEM COMES INTO USE, ALL THE FLUID FROM THE FRONT BRAKES GOES TO THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. THE FLUID RETURNS TO THE FRONT SYSTEM WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED.
Consequence
TOTAL LOSS OF FLUID IN THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM LEADS TOINCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES, AND COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE COLLISION.
Remedy
REPLACE DEFECTIVE ABS SYSTEMS.
Notes
SYSTEM: ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS).VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS.
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