MACK CF 1978: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : MACK Model : CF Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1976-09-01 - 1981-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V154000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-08-05 Date Received by ODI: 1981-12-29 Date Added to Database: 1982-01-08
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 : 826
Summary:
      THE FLOORBOARD OPENING AND THE STEERING COLUMN SEAL BRACKET MAY NOT ALLOW SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE FOR THE SHAFT TO TURN FREELY IN THE CENTER OF THE BRACKET/SEAL. THE PINCH BOLT IN THE COLUMN YOKE MAY BIND OR LOCK THE COLUMN AGAINST THE BRACKET, ALLOWING LITTLE OR NO WHEEL RETURN.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL ENLARGE THE HOLE IN THE FLOORBOARD TO PROVIDE CLEARANCE FOR THE STEERING COLUMN U-JOINT PINCH BOLT. A NEW BRACKET AND CLAMP WILL ALSO BE INSTALLED WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK FIRE CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH SGP48 STEERING GEAR.SYSTEM: STEERING; U-JOINT, FLOORBOARD.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE STEERING ASSEMBLY LOCKS IN PLACE, LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL, WITHOUT WARNING, AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.