Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 MAZDA 626

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V249000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: 626

Year: 1996

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940601

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960910

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 213000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990104

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19981008

Date Added To File: 19981013

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE SAS SENSOR UNIT. THESE VEHICLES CAN EXPERIENCE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENTS IN MINOR UNDERCARRIAGE IMPACTS.

Consequence Summary:
UNEXPECTED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT CAN RESULT IN OCCUPANT INJURY.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE SAS UNIT TO REDUCE THE PROBABILITY OF UNNECESSARY DEPLOYMENTS IN LOW SPEED UNDERCARRIAGE IMPACTS.