Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 MAZDA B4000

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V024002

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: B4000

Year: 1994

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19931101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960521

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960228

Date Added To File: 19960229

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE STUDS WHICH ATTACH THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER TO THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY CAN DEVELOP STRESS CORROSION CRACKING AFTER BEING OPERATED FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOCATION.

Consequence Summary:
IF A CRACK OCCURS, IT COULD RESULT IN ONE OR BOTH STUDS FRACTURING. THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD THEN SEPARATE FROM THE VACUUM BOOSTER, WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, PREVENTING THE SERVICE BRAKES FROM FULLY ACTIVATING INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER ASSEMBLY.