Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MAZDA NAVAJO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V169002

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: NAVAJO

Year: 1993

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19930801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19940501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 48609

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19941104

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19941031

Date Added To File: 19941123

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL SELF-ADJUST PAWL DOES NOT LINE UP PROPERLY WITH THE SELF-ADJUST RACHET CAUSING THE PAWL TO SLIP OVER ONE OR MORE TEETH IN THE RACHET.

Consequence Summary:
WHEN THE ABOVE OCCURS, IT CAN RESULT IN PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM INEFFECTIVENESS. THE PARKING BRAKE WILL NOT HOLD THE VEHICLE, CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO ROLL FREELY, IF THE TRANSMISSION IS NOT LEFT IN GEAR.

Corrective Action:
A WEDGE WILL BE INSTALLED WHICH WILL SERVE TO LOCK THE PARKING BRAKE SELF-ADJUST MECHANISM PAWL INTO ENGAGEMENT WITH THE RACHET. ALSO, OWNERS WILL BE ADVISED TO RELEASE AND REAPPLY THE PARKING BRAKE WHENEVER TOOTH SKIP OCCURS AND WILL BE REMINDED TO ALWAYS TURN OFF THE ENGINE AND LEAVE THE VEHICLE IN GEAR WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.