Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MAZDA NAVAJO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V164002

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: NAVAJO

Year: 1993

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19920101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19930301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6973

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19951201

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950828

Date Added To File: 19950831

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE HYDRAULIC LIFT CYLINDERS ARE ATTACHED TO BRACKETS THAT ARE WELDED TO THE LIFTGATE. THE BRACKET WELDS CAN FRACTURE.

Consequence Summary:
WITH A BROKEN BRACKET WELD, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE LIFTGATE BRACKET TO GRADUALLY BEND INWARD ALLOWING THE LIFT CYLINDER BALLSTUD TO DISENGAGE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL REINFORCEMENT BRACKETS.