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00V260001: REAR HUB INSPECTION

NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN


Reference Number(s): 00V260001

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 2001 Ford Escape

Campaign No: 00V260001

Mfg. Campaign No: 00S25

Number of Affected Vehicles: 1325

Beginning Date of Manufacture: 1999 OCT

Ending Date of Manufacture: 2000 AUG

Some 4X2 sport utility vehicles not equipped with an anti-lock braking system may have inadvertently been built with 4X4 rear hubs instead of 4X2 hubs.

DESCRIPTION OF DEFECT
If the incorrect hubs are installed on a 4X2 vehicle, the rear wheels can loosen, or in some cases, separate from the vehicle.

CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT
This condition could cause loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

CORRECTIVE ACTION
Dealers will inspect the rear hubs and, if necessary, replace them.

OWNER NOTIFICATION
Owner notification began September 25, 2000. 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 Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time. For more information call (800) 424-9393 or (202) 366-0123. For the hearing impaired, call (800) 424-9153.
 

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00V260002: REAR HUB INSPECTION

NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN


Reference Number(s): 00V260002

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 2001 Mazda Tribute

Campaign No: 00V260002

Mfg. Campaign No: 96009

Number of Affected Vehicles: 1900

Beginning Date of Manufacture: 2000 MAY

Ending Date of Manufacture: 2000 SEP

Some 4X2 sport utility vehicles not equipped with an anti-lock braking system may have inadvertently been built with 4X4 rear hubs instead of 4X2 hubs.

DESCRIPTION OF DEFECT
If the incorrect hubs are installed on a 4X2 vehicle, the rear wheels can loosen, or in some cases, separate from the vehicle.

CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT
This condition could cause loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

CORRECTIVE ACTION
Dealers will inspect the rear hubs and, if necessary, replace them.

OWNER NOTIFICATION
Owner notification is expected to begin during October 2000. 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. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time. For more information call (800) 424-9393 or (202) 366-0123. For the hearing impaired, call (800) 424-9153.
 
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