Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V016000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MAZDA

Model: TRIBUTE

Year: 2002

Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20000420

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20020719

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 52390

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120622

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120120

Date Added To File: 20120120

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001-2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 20, 2000, THROUGH JULY 19, 2002. THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR CAP CAN LEAK BRAKE FLUID. IF BRAKE FLUID LEAKS, IT COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR.

Consequence Summary:
CORROSION MAY DEVELOP IN THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR LEADING MELTING, SMOKING OR POSSIBLE FIRE.

Corrective Action:
MAZDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE VEHICLE’S BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR CAP AND MODIFY THE ABS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, FREE OF CHARGE. UNTIL THE REPAIR HAS BEEN PERFORMED, VEHICLE OWNERS SHOULD PARK THEIR VEHICLES OUTSIDE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 22, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500, OPTION 6.