Mazda Recall : Antilock Brake System Electrical Connectors

2001 Mazda Tribute

Corrosion may develop in the electrical connector leading melting, smoking or possible fire.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Antilock — Control Unit/Module

Summary
Mazda is recalling certain model year 2001-2002 Mazda Tribute vehicles manufactured from April 20, 2000, through July 19, 2002. The brake master cylinder reservoir cap can leak brake fluid. If brake fluid leaks, it could come in contact with the antilock brake system (ABS) module wiring harness connector.
Actions
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the vehicle's brake master cylinder reservoir cap and modify the ABS electrical system, free of charge. Until the repair has been performed, vehicle owners should park their vehicles outside. The safety recall began on June 22, 2012. Owners may contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500, option 6.
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Date Announced
JAN 20, 2012
Vehicles Affected
52,390
NHTSA Campaign #
12V016000
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