Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MAZDA NAVAJO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V235002

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: NAVAJO

Year: 1993

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19900201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19921231

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 23000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980716

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980225

Date Added To File: 19980225

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY INSTALLED SUNROOF. THE SUNROOF GLASS PANEL ASSEMBLY CAN SEPARATE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING DUE TO INCORRECT HINGE ENGAGEMENT. THIS WAS CAUSED BY IMPROPER SUNROOF INSTALLATION OF THE GLASS PANEL.

Consequence Summary:
UNEXPECTED SEPARATION OF THE SUNROOF GLASS PANEL COULD POSSIBLY DISTRACT THE DRIVER INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH OR LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN INSTRUCTION BOOKLET WHICH THOROUGHLY OUTLINES, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, THE PROPER PROCEDURES FOR THE REMOVAL, STORAGE, AND REINSTALLATION OF THE SUNROOF’S GLASS PANEL. A WARNING LABEL FOR ATTACHMENT TO THE SUNROOF’S LATCH KNOB WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED TO THE OWNERS.