Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 MAZDA B-SERIES TRUCK

NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V347000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 4707H

Make: MAZDA

Model: B-SERIES TRUCK

Year: 2000

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19970404

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20021210

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 76000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20070907

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20070807

Date Added To File: 20070808

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. AN INTERIM NOTICE WAS SENT TO OWNERS ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2007, DIRECTING THEM TO HAVE THE SPEED DEACTIVATION CONTROL SWITCH DISCONNECTED TEMPORARILY. A SECOND NOTIFICATION LETTER TO OWNERS WAS IN FEBRUARY 2008 ADVISING THEM TO RETURN TO DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF THE REPAIR PART. OWNERS OF AFFECTED VEHICLES WHO DID NOT RECEIVE A PHASE 2 NOTICE AND HAVE NOT HAD THE RECALL COMPLETED WILL BE NOTIFIED BEGINNING AUGUST 6, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.