Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 MAZDA GLC

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V108000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: GLC

Year: 1980

Component:
STEERING

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19761201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19830201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 136526

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19860214

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19850904

Date Added To File: 19850917

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
IN CERTAIN HIGH SALT AREAS, THE IDLER ARM IS EXPOSED TO ROAD SALT WHICH CAUSES THE DUST SEAL TO DETERIORATE RESULTING IN IDLER ARM PIN CORROSION. THIS CAUSES THE PIN TO FREEZE AND BREAK. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A BROKEN IDLER ARM PIN COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
REPLACE PIN WITH ONE OF IMPROVED CORROSION RESISTANT QUALITY.