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Mazda Tribute Recall 00V387001

Body, Interior & Misc., December 15, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 15, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
24,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V387001
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE WINDSHIELD WIPER LINKAGE CAN DISENGAGE DUE TO A BROKEN BALL SOCKET.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION WILL LIKELY RESULT IN SUDDEN AND COMPLETE LOSS OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPER FUNCTION, OR OF THE WIPER FUNCTION ON THE DRIVER SIDE ONLY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE WIPER MODULE.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 15, 2000.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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