Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1991 MAZDA NAVAJO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 91V189001

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: NAVAJO

Year: 1991

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 33540

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19920303

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19911104

Date Added To File: 19911106

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
WHEN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION, THE PARK PAWL DOES NOT ALWAYS ABUT OR ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR.

Consequence Summary:
DRIVER MAY BELIEVE THE VEHICLE IS SAFELY ENGAGED IN PARKWHEN THE GEAR IS NOT TRULY ENGAGED. THIS CAN LEAD TO THE VEHICLE JUMPING OUT OFGEAR UNINTENTIONALLY, VEHICLE ROLLAWAY WHEN PARKED ON A SLOPED SURFACE, ANDINADVERTENT MOTION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED. ALL OF THESE CONDITIONS CANRESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
REPAIR THE TRANSMISSION WITH A NEW PARK PAWL.