Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1998 MAZDA 626

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V243000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: 626

Year: 1998

Component:
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19970821

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980803

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 73000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19981203

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19981002

Date Added To File: 19981007

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN A HOT, HUMID ENVIRONMENT WITH THE WINDOW OPEN AND AIR CONDITIONER RUNNING, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR CONDENSATION TO ENTER THE AUDIO UNIT AND CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE SHORT CIRCUIT OCCURS AT ONE SPECIFIC SET OF TERMINALS, THE SPEAKER CAN OVERHEAT AND IN SOME CASES, CATCH FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL AFFIX ALUMINUM TAPE OVER THE AUDIO UNIT TO PREVENT WATER FROM ENTERING.