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Mazda MPV Recall 92V027000

Brakes, May 22, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 22, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
EA92008
Potential Number of Units Affected
95,074
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V027000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS

Summary
THE REAR BRAKE LININGS CAN CHANGE OVER TIME. AS THE BRAKES WEAR, THE COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION CAN INCREASE, PRODUCING INCONSISTENT REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE AND PREMATURE ACTIVATION OF THE ABS SYSTEM.
Consequence
INCONSISTENT BRAKING AND PREMATURE ACTIVATION OF THE ABSSYSTEM CAN CAUSE SUDDEN STOPS OR INCREASED BRAKING DISTANCES, AND RESULT ININCREASED RISK OF VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLIES WITH ASSEMBLIES WHOSE FRICTION CHARACTERISTICS DO NOT CHANGE. THIS WILL REDUCE THE RISK OF PREMATURE ABS SYSTEM ACTIVATION.
Notes
SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VAN.NOTE: TOYO KOGYO HAS INFORMED NHTSA THAT IT WILL BEGIN THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN INMID-APRIL, 1992.
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