Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2003 MAZDA MPV

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V282000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2104F

Make: MAZDA

Model: MPV

Year: 2003

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20030820

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20040506

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 20000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040716

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040610

Date Added To File: 20040617

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120

Defect Summary:
THE TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE INDICATED ON THE VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL IS NOT CORRECT. THE LABELS SHOW THE MAXIMUM TIRE PRESSURE AS 240 KPA/32 PSI WHEN IT SHOULD BE SHOWN AS 240 KPA/35 PSI. AS A RESULT OF THIS ERROR, THE LOAD RATIOS FOR THE 205/65R15 94H AND THE 215/60R16 95H TIRES EXCEED THE LEVELS PERMITTED BY FMVSS 120.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE TIRE IS OPERATED IN AN UNDER-INFLATED CONDITION, THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY OF THE VEHICLE MAY BE COMPROMISED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A CORRECTED LABEL THAT THEY CAN APPLY TO THEIR VEHICLE, OR THEY CAN HAVE A DEALER INSTALL THE LABEL, IF DESIRED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500, OPTION #4.