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Mazda MX-6 Recall 99I005000

Drive Train, September 3, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 3, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
SQ98024
Potential Number of Units Affected
47,651
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99I005000
Component
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Summary
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET CAN FAIL. SYMPTOMS INCLUDE AN INOPERATIVE SPEEDOMETER, SEVERE LACK OF POWER, AND/OR A TRANSMISSION WHICH STAYS IN THIRD GEAR. IN SOME CASES, THE "OD OFF" LIGHT MAY ALSO FLASH.
Consequence
A DRIVER MAY NOT BE AWARE OF INCREASED SPEED DUE TO THE SPEEDOMETER NOT WORKING CORRECTLY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET AND IF NECESSARY, WILL REPLACE THE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET AT NO CHARGE. THIS EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERS NECESSARY REPAIRS DUE TO FAILURE OF THE VEHICLE'S SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET FROR 9 YEARS FROM THE ORIGINAL WARRANTY START DATE WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION.
Notes
MAZDA HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SPECIAL SERVICE PROGRAM FOR AN INOPERATIVE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET.OWNERS CAN CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.
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