Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2002 MAZDA MPV

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V234000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2004F

Make: MAZDA

Model: MPV

Year: 2002

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20010401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20011115

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 10200

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040707

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040519

Date Added To File: 20040526

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Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL, THE CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATOR CABLE MAY BE BROKEN DUE TO INSUFFICIENT STRENGTH (GROUP 1). ALSO INCLUDED ARE CERTAIN 2000-2001 MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL BUILT BETWEEN MARCH 31, 1999 AND MARCH 31, 2001, THAT HAVE HAD THE CRUISE CONTROL REPAIRED AND POSSIBLY HAD A DEFECTIVE CABLE INSTALLED DURING THAT REPAIR (GROUP 2).

Consequence Summary:
IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE BROKEN ACTUATOR CABLE MAY BE OUT OF POSITION AND COULD INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE ACCELERATOR CABLE, PREVENTING A DECREASE IN ENGINE SPEED WHILE DRIVING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACTUATOR CABLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION FOR VEHICLES INVOLVED IN GROUP 1 BEGAN ON JULY 7, 2004. OWNER NOTIFICATION FOR VEHICLES INVOLVED IN GROUP 2 BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.