Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MAZDA MX6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V045000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: MX6

Year: 1993

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19920401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2450

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19920325

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19920402

Date Added To File: 19920409

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE LOWER ARM BALL JOINTS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO SPECIFICATION.

Consequence Summary:
THE INSUFFICIENT TORQUE OF THE LOWER BALL JOINTRETAINING BOLT CAN RESULT IN THE SUSPENSION FAILING WHILE THE CAR IS IN MOTIONAND SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WITHOUT WARNING, WHICH CAN RESULT IN ANACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
INSPECT THE LOWER BALL JOINT RETAINING BOLTS AND TIGHTEN LOOSE BOLTS TO THE CORRECT TORQUE.