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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Mazda SUVs Recalled for Steering Issues

Over 100,000 model year 2001-04 Tribute Mazda SUVs have been recalled by Mazda North American Operations. Mazda's number for this recall is 7514D. reports that the SUVs "may experience excessive corrosion at the forward attachment of the lower control arm. A separation of the lower control arm can result in a significant loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash."

Mazda will repair and install the new reinforcement parts, free of charge, on the recalled vehicles. Owners are also welcome to bring their vehicles to a dealer before the parts are available to be inspected and deemed whether it's safe to drive.

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Tribute vehicles manufactured from May 22, 2000 to December 19, 2003 were recalled in the following states:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • and the District of Columbia

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