Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1987 MAZDA RX7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V160000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: RX7

Year: 1987

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19870501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 17850

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880115

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19871014

Date Added To File: 19871026

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
IN AREAS OF HEAVY USAGE, ROAD SALT MAY ACCUMULATE AT SURFACES OF COMPONENTS OF FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS.

Consequence Summary:
THIS WOULD EVENTUALLY CAUSE DISC PAD LINER CORROSIONTHAT WOULD PREVENT FREE MOVEMENT OF DISC PADS RESULTING IN INEFFECTIVE BRAKINGOF THE FRONT BRAKES.

Corrective Action:
REPAIR FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS TO PREVENT ROAD SALT ACCUMULATION.