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Mazda Miata MX-5 Recall 98V066000

Electrical & Lights, April 15, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 15, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V066000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.8 LITER ENGINES. AS A RESULT OF THE LENGTH AND ROUTING OF THE INJECTOR HARNESS, IT CAN CONTACT THE MANIFOLD AT THE EGR PIPE. IF THE HARNESS IS DAMAGED, A SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR, BLOWING THE FUSE FOR THE FUEL INJECTOR.
Consequence
THIS CAN RESULT IN THE ENGINE STALLING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE INJECTOR HARNESS AND REPLACE THE HARNESS IF IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL15, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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