Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 MAZDA RX7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V173000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: RX7

Year: 1990

Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19881224

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910531

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 17800

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19970217

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960916

Date Added To File: 19960925

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE RAIL OF THE AUTOMATIC SHOULDER BELT CAN WEAR SUFFICIENTLY SUCH THAT THE CABLE WHICH RETRACTS THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY WILL BECOME JAMMED IN THE RAIL RENDERING THE SHOULDER BELT INOPERATIVE.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE COLLISION, THE OCCUPANT WOULD NOT BE ADEQUATELY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE INOPERATIVE SHOULDER BELTS. MAZDA HAS EXTENDED THE WARRANTY COVERAGE ON THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER AUTOMATIC SHOULDER BELT RAIL AND MOTOR FOR THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.