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Mazda Miata MX-5 Recall 92V159000

Body, Interior & Misc., January 29, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 29, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
109,305
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V159000
Component
UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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.
Consequence
THE BUCKLES ON THE HARDTOP HOIST CAN BREAK AND RESULT INTHE HARDTOP FALLING FROM THE HOIST, CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY TO ANYONE STANDINGBENEATH OR NEAR THE HARDTOP WHEN IT FALLS.
Remedy
MAZDA WILL REPLACE ALL HOISTS WITHOUT CHARGE.
Notes
SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HARDTOP CONVERTIBLE PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: 3000 HARDTOP HOIST ACCESSORY KITS, BUILT BETWEEN JUNE 1989 ANDJULY 1992, ARE INVOLVED IN THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN. HOWEVER, IT IS NECESSARY TONOTIFY ALL MIATA OWNERS TO LOCATE THESE DEFECTIVE UNITS.
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