Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 MAZDA 929

NHTSA Campaign Number: 93V174000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: 929

Year: 1988

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910831

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 244000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940429

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19931029

Date Added To File: 19931101

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
RESIN MOLDED FRONT HANDLES FAIL AT THE DOOR LATCH ACTUATING ROD ATTACHMENT, FREEING THE ROD TO FALL INSIDE THE DOOR FRAME. SUBSEQUENT LOWERING OF THE ASSOCIATED WINDOW MAY FORCE THE ACTUATING ROD DOWNWARD AND RELEASE THE DOOR LATCH.

Consequence Summary:
INADVERTENT ACTUATION OF THE DOOR LATCH CAUSES THE DOORTO OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN OCCUPANT FALLING OUT OF THEVEHICLE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DOOR HANDLE/LATCH ASSEMBLY.