MACK CF 1974: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : MACK Model : CF Year : 1974
Build Dates : 1973-06-01 - 1985-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V157000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-08-27 Date Received by ODI: 1985-11-26 Date Added to Database: 1985-12-04
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 143
Summary:
      THE SPLINED STEERING SHAFT MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENTLY ENGAGED AS DESIGNED DUE TO INACCURATE DRILLING OF THE HOLES IN THE FRAME TO WHICH THE CAB FRONT MOUNT MEMBER IS BOLTED. UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS THE STEERING SHAFT MAY DISENGAGE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A JARRING IMPACT MIGHT CAUSE DISENGAMENT OF THE SPLINED SHAFT RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND POSSIBLY AN ACCIDENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE SHAFTS WHICH MEASURE UNDER THE MINIMUM ENGAGEMENT DIMENSIONS WITH LONGER SHAFT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING SHAFT. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE TRUCKS.