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MAZDA TRIBUTE Problems with Electrical System, Steering, Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (379 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 23, 2005
Location FAYETTEVILLE, NC
Manufacturer MAZDA MOTOR CORP
Vehicle 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 3
Crash involved Y
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
All Complaints

NHTSA RECALL 04V583000 ON THE ACCELERATOR CABLE. APPROXIMATELY TWO YEARS AFTER HAVING THE ACCELERATOR CABLE REPLACED THE PROBLEM RECURRED. WHILE DRIVING 2 MPH, THE VEHICLE ACCELERATED UNCONTROLLABLY. THE DRIVER APPLIED THE BRAKE PEDAL AND THE VEHICLE CONTINUED TO ACCELERATE. THE DRIVER WAS NOT ABLE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND COLLIDED INTO A LIGHT POLE. THIS CAUSED THE DRIVER TO SUSTAIN MINOR INJURIES AND WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A DEALER FOR INSPECTION. THE BATTERY WAS INOPERATIVE DUE TO A BROKEN CABLE AND A FRAYED MAIN BELT HAD COME OFF AND THE STEERING WAS IMPAIRED.

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