MACK CHN 2002: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2002-08-01 - 2004-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V015000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-02-14 Date Received by ODI: 2005-01-14 Date Added to Database: 2005-01-26
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0292
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13173
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 DIESEL TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ASET AC ENGINES, THE LOCATION OF THE FUEL INLET HOSE MAY RESULT IN OVERHEATING OR ABRASION OF THE HOSE, WHICH MAY LEAD TO A PREMATURE FAILURE.
Consequence:
      IF THE HOSE FAILS, FUEL CAN BE SPRAYED ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD, WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPAIR AND REPLACE THE FUEL INLET HOSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 14, 2005. DUE TO SOME QUALITY AND SUPPLY ISSUES WITH PARTS TO SUPPORT THIS SAFETY RECALL, OWNERS MAY HAVE BEEN INFORMED DURING APRIL 2005,THAT THE SAFETY RECALL WAS ON HOLD. THESE ISSUES HAVE NOW BEEN RESOLVED. FOR OWNERS WHO HAVE NOT HAD THEIR VEHICLE"S" REPAIRED, CONTACT A MACK PARTS AND SERVICE CENTER IMMEDIATELY TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE YOUR VEHICLE"S" REPAIRED. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 610-709-2131.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK TRUCKS RECALL NO. SC0292.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.