This TSB applies to 2006-2007 Mazda MX-5 and 2007 CX-7 vehicles. When operating the ABS/DSC motor using the active command function on M-MDS (Mazda Modular Diagnostic System), do not allow the motor to operate for more than 15 minutes. If the ABS/DSC motor is allowed to operate for more than 15 minutes, the motor temperature will increase and the protection circuit functions and disables ABS/DSC motor operation. If this occurs, the ABS and brake warning lights illuminate and DTC C1096 is stored in memory.
This symptom is not a problem and can be corrected using the following procedure: