June 5, 2003
Mazda Has Recalled the 2002, 2003 MAZDA6
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : MAZDA Model : MAZDA6 Year : 2003
Make : MAZDA Model : MAZDA6 Year : 2002
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V207000
Component: PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 45600
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.
SHOULD THIS OCCUR, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE FLOAT WILL NOT RETURN TO THE
GUIDE RAIL AND SHOULD THAT OCCUR, THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL WARNING INDICATOR
MAY NOT FUNCTION.
MAZDA HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 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.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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