Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 MAZDA PROTEGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V033000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: PROTEGE

Year: 1995

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19941001

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19941101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5760

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19950303

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19950221

Date Added To File: 19950227

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE WIRE ROD USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF THE ENGINE VALVE SPRINGS CAN DEVELOP MINUTE CRACKS CAUSING BREAKAGE OF THE SPRINGS.

Consequence Summary:
THIS BREAKAGE CAN CAUSE ENGINE CHATTER, DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE PISTONS, AND CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL SIXTEEN (16) VALVE SPRINGS IN THE ENGINE OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES.