Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1997 MAZDA MX6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V206001

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: MX6

Year: 1997

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19961211

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19970626

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 40000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981120

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980908

Date Added To File: 19980909

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN EXTERNAL SPRING IN THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER CAN BREAK AND GET CAUGHT IN THE TIMING BELT.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN POSSIBLE ENGINE STALLING.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TENSIONER AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY.