|Recall data for: 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE|
|NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V357000|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 6812G|
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
|Manufacturers Involved: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATION|
|Begin Date Of Manufacturing: |
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|Recall Type: V|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected: 217500|
|Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120913|
|Recall Initiator: ODI|
|Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Mazda North American Operations|
|Date Report Received By ODI: 20120727|
|Date Added To File: 20120727|
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|Defect Summary: |
Mazda is recalling certain model year 2001 through 2006, and 2008, Tribute vehicles equipped with 3.0L V6 engines and speed control. Inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost-fully depressed. This risk exists regardless of whether or not speed control (cruise control) is used.
|Consequence Summary: |
A stuck throttle may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop or slow the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.
|Corrective Action: |
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles by increasing the engine cover clearance, free of charge. Remedy parts are now available. The safety recall began on September 13, 2012. Owners may contact Mazda Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-222-5500, option #6.