Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1988 MAZDA MX6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V022000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: MX6

Year: 1988

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19870401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19880201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 72883

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880422

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880222

Date Added To File: 19880303

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW 0 DEGREE F, FROST MAY ACCUMULATE WITHIN THE THROTTLE BODY UNDER EXTENDED CONSTANT SPEED OPERATION.

Consequence Summary:
FROST ACCUMULATION ON THE THROTTLE VALVE MAY PREVENT THEVALVE FROM RETURNING SMOOTHLY.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL A NEW TYPE THERMOSTAT DESIGNED TO RAISE THE COOLANT TEMPERATURE AND WARM THE THROTTLE BODY TO A LEVEL ABOVE FREEZING.