MACK CHN 2005: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-07-01 - 2005-01-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V111000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-08-17 Date Received by ODI: 2005-03-24 Date Added to Database: 2005-03-24
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0293
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 39
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH THE FXL AXLE AND MERITOR 16.5 X 5 BRAKES WITH DUST SHIELDS, THERE MAY BE INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE DUST SHIELD MOUNTING BOLT AND THE KNUCKLE ON THE FRONT AXLE. AS A RESULT OF THE INTERFERENCE, THE BOLT JOINT BETWEEN THE WHEEL END AND THE KNUCKLE MAY NOT MEET THE TORQUE REQUIREMENTS.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN VIBRATION OR BRAKE PERFORMANCE ISSUES. BRAKING CAPABILITY WOULD BE DIMINISHED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE HUB AND BRAKE ASSEMBLY TO INSTALL A NEW DUST SHIELD FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 17, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS 610-709-2131.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK TRUCK RECALL NO. SC0293.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.