Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 MAZDA B2600

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V139000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: B2600

Year: 1991

Component:
WHEELS

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19901101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19920201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 15822

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19930129

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19920930

Date Added To File: 19921001

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE STEEL SPOKED WHEEL ASSEMBLIES INSTALLED AS STANDARD EQUIPMENT OR OFFERED AS AN OPTION ON THESE VEHICLES WERE IMPROPERLY WELDED DURING ASSEMBLY OF THE WHEEL RIM TO DISK, WHICH CAN CAUSE CRACKS IN THE WHEEL.

Consequence Summary:
THE WHEEL CRACKS LEAD TO A CHRONIC LOSS OF AIR IN THETIRES WHICH MAY DAMAGE THE TIRES AND CAUSE THEM TO FAIL. ALSO, CONTINUEDOPERATION OF THE VEHICLE WITH THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE PARTIALSEPARATION OF THE WHEEL RIM AND DISK. IN EITHER CASE, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROLMAY OCCUR, RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
MAZDA DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL FOUR WHEELS WITHOUT CHARGE.