what causes steering lock housing to be worn the technicians I have spoke to at mazda have not seen this problem before this is on a 2008 mazda tribute only mazda technicians please answer
Bulletin No: 06-001/09
Last Issued: 2/3/2009
Some 2008 Tribute and Tribute Hybrid vehicles may exhibit an ignition key chime that continues to chime with the door open and key out of the ignition and/or steering wheel that will not lock.
Customers having this concern should have their vehicle repaired using the following repair procedure.
1. Verify customer concern.
2. Replace the steering column lock module with an updated part. Refer to Workshop Manual section 06-12 - STEERING COLUMN LOCK MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.
3. Verify repair.