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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 Apr 01, 2013
Location YARDLEY, PA
Manufacturer MAZDA MOTOR CORP
Vehicle 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Structure

THE REAR WINDOW GLASS DOOR WOULD NOT SNAP INTO LOCK POSITION -- THERE WAS A RECALL FOR EXACTLY THE SAME BY MAZDA FOR 2001, 2002, 2003 2004 & 2005 TRIBUTES. BUT THEY INSIST THAT MY VIN IS NOT ONE OF THEM. I THINK IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN AND SHOULD BE. FOLLOWING IS THE INFO ON 2001-2005 RECALL --- RECALL DATE: DEC 22, 2004 RECALLED VEHICLES: 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE COMPONENT: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK. MANUFACTURED BY: MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS AFFECTED VEHICLES: 49,800 RECALL SUMMARY: CERTAIN 2004-2005 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND CERTAIN 2001-2003 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE HAVING REAR LIFTGATE COMPONENTS SERVICED WITH 2004 EQUIVALENT COMPONENTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, 'DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS. ' THE REAR LIFTGATE LATCHING SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET THE INERTIA LOAD REQUIREMENT IN ONE DIRECTION. CONSEQUENCE: IF THE LIFTGATE IS LEFT UNLOCKED, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL THAT IT MAY OPEN DURING A CRASH. HOW TO FIX: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR LIFTGATE LATCH RELEASE ROD, THE RELEASE ROD ATTACHMENT CLIP AND THE DOOR HANDLE RETURN SPRING. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500. RECALL NOTES: MAZDA RECALL NO. 2804L. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

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