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Recall 95V033000

Recall 95V033000

Affected Cars

Engine, March 3, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 3, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,760
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V033000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Summary
THE WIRE ROD USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF THE ENGINE VALVE SPRINGS CAN DEVELOP MINUTE CRACKS CAUSING BREAKAGE OF THE SPRINGS.
Consequence
THIS BREAKAGE CAN CAUSE ENGINE CHATTER, DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE PISTONS, AND CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL SIXTEEN (16) VALVE SPRINGS IN THE ENGINE OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES.
Notify
SYSTEM: ENGINE; VALVES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.5 LITRE ENGINE.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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