MAZDA PROTEGE 1997: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
|Make : MAZDA||Model : PROTEGE||Year : 1997|
|Build Dates : 1989-05-09 - 1998-04-18|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V674000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-12-17||Date Received by ODI: 2015-10-19||Date Added to Database: 2015-10-19|
|Manufacturers Involved: Mazda Motor Corp.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 8715J|
|Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1368500|
Mazda North American Operations "Mazda" is recalling certain model year 1989-1998 MPV, 1990-1995 323, 1990-1998 Protege, 1992-1993 MX-3, 1993-1995 929, 1993-1997 MX-6, and 1993-1998 626 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, grease applied to the contact points inside the ignition switch may become conductive and overheat.
If the ignition switch overheats there would be an increased risk of a fire.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch, free of charge. The recall began on December 17, 2015. Owners may contact Mazda Customer Experience Center at 1-800-222-5500, option"6. Mazda's number for this recall is 8715J.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.