Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 MAZDA RX7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V149000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: RX7

Year: 1993

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19911201

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19951222

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 13900

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960927

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960802

Date Added To File: 19960809

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
OIL MIST CONTAINED IN THE ENGINE INTAKE AIR CAN COLLECT OVER TIME IN THE BRAKE VACUUM CHECK VALVE PREVENTING THE CHECK VALVE FROM OPENING AT THE SPECIFIED PRESSURE REDUCING POWER ASSIST TO THE BRAKES.

Consequence Summary:
BRAKE PERFORMANCE CAN BE DIMINISHED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE TWO VACUUM HOSES, INCLUDING THE CHECK VALVE, WITH MODIFIED HOSES.