Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1998 MAZDA 626

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V228000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: 626

Year: 1998

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA (NORTH AMERICA),INC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19970821

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19971202

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 20000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980115

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 19971217

Date Added To File: 19971218

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO A PROGRAMMING ERROR, THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) INSTALLED CAN, UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS, TRIGGER A SHIFT IN AIR-FUEL RATIO TO AN OVERLEAN CONDITION.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE STALL, WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND/OR A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE PCM WITH THE CORRECT ENGINE CONTROL LOGIC.