Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06V116000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 4006D

Make: MAZDA

Model: TRIBUTE

Year: 2005

Component:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20050331

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 23100

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060531

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations

Date Report Received By ODI: 20060412

Date Added To File: 20060412

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 201

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITHOUT SIDE AIR CURTAINS OR MOON ROOFS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, “OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT.” DURING TESTING, THE FREE MOTION HEAD FORM REGISTERED A MEASUREMENT ABOVE THE PERMITTED LIMIT AT THE LEFT HAND A-PILLAR TRIM AREA.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL MAKE MODIFICATIONS TO THE ENERGY ABSORBING MATERIAL LOCATED ABOVE THE HEADLINER IN THE AFFECTED AREA FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500.