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Recall data for: 2003 MAZDA MAZDA6

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V207000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 1203F

Make: MAZDA

Model: MAZDA6

Year: 2003

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20021002

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20030527

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 45600

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20030714

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20030605

Date Added To File: 20030604

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 135 S5.5.1

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 135, “PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS.” DURING PRODUCTION, THE FLOAT IN THE FLUID LEVEL SENSOR IN THE BRAKE RESERVOIR CAN BE FORCED OFF OF THE GUIDE RAIL DURING THE FILLING OF THE MASTER CYLINDER.

Consequence Summary:
SHOULD THIS OCCUR, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE FLOAT WILL NOT RETURN TO THE GUIDE RAIL AND THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL WARNING INDICATOR MAY NOT FUNCTION.

Corrective Action:
MAZDA HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 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.