MACK CHN 2006: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2004-07-01 - 2005-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V313000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-08-19 Date Received by ODI: 2005-07-07 Date Added to Database: 2005-07-13
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0296
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 320
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FXL AXLES, THERE IS A POTENTIAL THAT THE DRAGLINK MAY CONTACT THE BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTER DURING FULL WHEEL CUT AND ARTICULATION OF THE CHASSIS.
Consequence:
      IF THIS OCCURS, THE SLACK ADJUSTER MAY BE DAMAGED TO A POINT WHERE BRAKE PERFORMANCE IS COMPROMISED, WHICH MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE ASSEMBLIES ON THE FRONT AXLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 19, 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. SC0296.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.