Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2002 MAZDA MPV

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V053000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 0903C

Make: MAZDA

Model: MPV

Year: 2002

Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20011112

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20030121

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20030331

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20030213

Date Added To File: 20030224

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH FRONT FOG LIGHTS,THE FOG LIGHT BULB SOCKET MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IMPROPERLY.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE VEHICLE CONTINUES TO BE USED WITH THIS CONDITION, THE BULB SOCKET AND THE WIRING HARNESS MAY SEPARATE FROM THE FOG LIGHT HOUSING IF EXPOSED TO SHOCK AND/OR VIBRATION AND DROP INSIDE THE BUMPER. SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE OPERATION OF THE FOG LIGHT MAY THEN CAUSE THE BUMPER TO BURN.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE INSTALLATION CONDITION OF THE FOG LIGHT BULB ASSEMBLY, AND REPAIR IT WHEN NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.