MACK CHN 2006: WHEELS

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-02-21 - 2005-03-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V184000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-06-17 Date Received by ODI: 2005-04-22 Date Added to Database: 2005-04-28
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0297
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 58
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE ALUMINUM WHEELS, THE WHEELS WERE NOT PROPERLY PRE-STRESSED. THIS ALLOWS CRACKS TO DEVELOP OVER TIME.
Consequence:
      THIS MAY EVENTUALLY LEAD TO WHEEL FAILURE AND POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WHEELS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 17, 2005. 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. SC0297. 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.