Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 MAZDA MIATA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V079000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: MIATA

Year: 1991

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19910614

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19910513

Date Added To File: 19910520

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
A RETURN FLUID LINE OF THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM IS MISCONNECTED TO A REAR BRAKE FLUID RETURN. WHEN THE ABS SYSTEM COMES INTO USE, ALL THE FLUID FROM THE FRONT BRAKES GOES TO THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. THE FLUID RETURNS TO THE FRONT SYSTEM WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED.

Consequence Summary:
TOTAL LOSS OF FLUID IN THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM LEADS TOINCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES, AND COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE COLLISION.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE DEFECTIVE ABS SYSTEMS.