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 : 83V037000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-08-05 Date Received by ODI: 1983-04-05 Date Added to Database: 1983-04-27
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 : 1455
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES THE FLOORBOARD OPENING AND THE STEERING COLUMN SEAL BRACKET DO NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE TO ALLOW THE SHAFT TO TURN FREELY. THIS CAUSES THE PINCH BOLT TO BIND OR LOCK AGAINST THE SEAL BRACKET.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE HOLE IN THE FLOORBOARD WILL BE ENLARGED TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE OF THE STEERING COLUMN U-JOINT PINCH BOLT, AND A NEW BRACKET AND LAMP WILL BE INSTALLED AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH SGP48STEERING GEARS.SYSTEM: STEERING; STEERING COLUMN SHAFT U-JOINT CLEARANCES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THERE WILL BE LITTLE OR NO WHEEL RETURN; LOSS OFSTEERING CONTROL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.