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Mazda MX-6 Recall 92V045000

Suspension & Steering, March 25, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 25, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,450
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V045000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Summary
THE LOWER ARM BALL JOINTS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO SPECIFICATION.
Consequence
THE INSUFFICIENT TORQUE OF THE LOWER BALL JOINTRETAINING BOLT CAN RESULT IN THE SUSPENSION FAILING WHILE THE CAR IS IN MOTIONAND SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WITHOUT WARNING, WHICH CAN RESULT IN ANACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSPECT THE LOWER BALL JOINT RETAINING BOLTS AND TIGHTEN LOOSE BOLTS TO THE CORRECT TORQUE.
Notes
SYSTEM: SUSPENSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS PRODUCED AT FLAT ROCK, MICHIGAN.
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