Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V583000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2704L

Make: MAZDA

Model: TRIBUTE

Year: 2002

Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20010530

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20031219

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 121000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050128

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20041210

Date Added To File: 20041210

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
AN UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN ENGINE IDLE SPEED MAY INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCE AND MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR CABLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 28, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500, OPTION #4.