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i didnt know if anyone has ever gotten bored enough to look for the recalls on our cars... but i just figured that i would post this up.... i thought it was kinda neat to see some of the major issues for our cars....

Electrical: Horn inoperative or stays on, '98-00 626 (09-008/00);

Engine/Performance: Rough idle/hesitation during acceleration, '98-01 626 (01-015/00); Drive belt squeal, '00-01 Millenia (01-013/01R); Rattle from engine in neutral or when depressing clutch, '99-00 Miata (01-014/00)

Steering/Suspension: Tapping at rear of vehicle, '98-00 626 (01-004/00R); Steering wheel off center, '98 323, Protégé, Millenia, Miata, '98-99 626 (06-001/98); Click or squeak @ low speed or on rough road, '98-00 Millenia (02-002/01)

Transmission: Whine or ringing heard in car at 40-70 mph, '99-01 Millenia (05-001/01)

Other: Noisy or binding sunroof, '98-99 626 (01/99R, 002/99); Key difficult to insert or rotate in door, '98-99 Protégé (09-011/00R); Water pump leak '98-00 626/Millenia (01-016/00); A/C mold/mildew, All to '00 (07-002/00); Fuel tank cannot be filled, '98-01 Millenia (01-007/01R, 09-003/00R)

MAJOR SAFETY RECALLS
Copies of recalls may be obtained from NHTSA's Technical Reference Division at 202-366-2768.

Accelerator/Throttle: 36,671 1986 626 - Throttle sticks open (86V-042); 400 1988 626/MX-6 - Floor mat interferes w/accelerator pedal (87V-149); 72,883 1988 626/MX-6 - Throttle valve sticks open in cold weather (88V-022);

Brakes/Wheels: 17,850 1986-87 RX-7 - Corroded front calipers (87V-160); 14,807 1988 626/MX-6 - Brake shoe separates from cylinder piston (87V-196); 15,822 1991-92 B2200/B2600 - Steel spoke wheels crack (92V-139); 300 1991 Miata - ABS has no fluid or brakes in front (91V-079); 13,900 1993-95 RX-7 - P/assist loss (96V-149); 71,000 1999-2000 626 - Master cylinder reservoir cap lack vent holes (00V-074): 13,000 2000-01 Protégé - Left rear brake hoses leak (01V-024).

Electrical/Electronic: 102,548 1986-87 626 - Ignition switch terminal malfunction & W/S wiper, A/C, heater, engine fan loss (90V-118); 43,239 1990-91 Miata - Rear T/signal bulb too dim (91V-190); 20,000 1996 626 - Stalling due to powertrain control module program error (97V-228); 8,000 1999 Miata - Fuel injector wiring harness shorts (98V-066); 73,000 1998 626, 23,000 1999 Protege - Audio unit short & speaker fire (98V-243, 00V-301); 40,000 1994 626 MX-6, 79,000 1995 Protégé - Headlights go out (99V-358, 00V-118).

Engine: 5,760 1995 Protégé - Engine valve springs break (95V-033); 40,000 1997 626, MX-6, 31,000 1998 626 - Timing belt tensioner spring breaks & engine stalls (98V-206, 00V-134).

Restraint System: 42,810 1988 626 - Broken automatic belt spring (88V-063); 565 1995 626 - Improper inflation of passenger side airbag igniter end cap separates creating fire hazard (95E-006); 300,000+ 1988-89 323/MX-6, 1988-91 929 - Faulty front seat belt buckles (95V-103); 17,800 1989-91 RX-7 & 134,000 1992-93 MX-3 & 1990-94 323 - Automatic belt retracting cable jams (96V-173 & 97V-211); 213,000 1995-97 626, 1995-96 MX-6 - Oversensitive airbag deployment (98V-249).

Steering/Suspension: 100,000+ 1979-83 626/RX-7 - Corroded idler arm pin (85V-108); 2,450 1993 MX-6 - Lower ball joints not torqued enough (92V-045); 25,000 1992-95 MX-3 - Corroded coil spring (97V-116);

Other: 33,868 1988 626/MX-6 - Hole in fuel tank (87V-186); 109,305 1990-93 Miata - Accessory hard top hoist straps break (92V-159); 200,440 1988-92 626 & 1988-89 929 - Door handles break (93V-174); 12,316 1993-94 RX-7 - Radiator cap pressure relief valve too high (94V-094); 13,400 1993-94 RX-7 - Fuel hoses leak (95V-069); 22,000 1999 Miata - Fuel filler pipe non-return valve sticks (00V-032).
 
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