MACK CF 1978: STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

Make : MACK Model : CF Year : 1978
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V172000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-02-22 Date Received by ODI: 1978-08-08 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13800
Summary:
      THE EXISTING CROSS STEERING ARMS MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT FATIGUE LIFE IN THE NECK AREA. THIS IS NEAR THE BOSS FOR THE CROSS STEERING TUBE BALL JOINT CONNECTION. FAILURE OF EITHER OF THE CROSS STEERING LEVERS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL OF THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL CROSS STEERING ARMS OF IMPROVED DESIGN AND GREATER STRENGTH.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK TRACTORS.SYSTEM: STEERING; STEERING ARM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.