2000 MAZDA MPV

Report Date:
December 17, 2001
Campaign Number:
01V382000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN MINI VANS WITHOUT ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEMS (ABS) FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 135, "PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS." DUE TO INAPPROPRIATE BRAKE PIPE LAYOUT, THESE VEHICLES DO NOT MEET THE BRAKE STOPPING DISTANCE WITH PARTIAL FAILURE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

Consequence Summary:
IF PARTIAL FAILURE OCCURRED IN THE BRAKING SYSTEM, THE STOPPING DISTANCE OF THE VEHICLE COULD INCREASE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE BRAKE SYSTEM. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 15, 2002. 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, OPTION #4.

2000 MAZDA MPV

Report Date:
July 16, 1999
Campaign Number:
99V191000
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. DUE TO THE INAPPROPRIATE SHAPE OF THE LINKAGE IN THE REAR DOOR LOCK CONTROLLER, ACCUMULATED DUST MAY PREVENT THE DOOR LOCK MECHANISM FROM FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, CAUSING INCOMPLETE LOCKING OF THE DOOR WHEN THE CHILDPROOF LOCKING SYSTEM IS USED.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN AN OPENING OF THE DOOR WHILE DRIVING, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL PARTS IN THE LATCHING ASSEMBLY THAT WILL PREVENT THIS PROBLEM FROM OCCURRING.

2000 MAZDA MPV

Report Date:
July 07, 1999
Campaign Number:
99V171000
Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH ENGINES SUPPLIED BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY CLEVELAND ENGINE PLANT. THESE ENGINES ARE INSTALLED WITH FUEL INJECTORS THAT DO NOT MATCH THE LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD

Consequence Summary:
THIS CAN RESULT IN A FUEL LEAKAGE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY.