MACK CHN 2006: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-06-16 - 2005-06-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V454000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-11-15 Date Received by ODI: 2005-10-04 Date Added to Database: 2005-10-05
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0308
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR SERIES 145 AND 160 REAR DRIVE AXLES. SOME OF THE SPINDLES WERE OVERHEATED DURING THE HEAT TREAT PROCESS WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FRACTURE OF THE SPINDLE.
Consequence:
      IF A SPINDLE FRACTURES WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, IT MAY CAUSE WHEEL SEPARATION, WHICH COULD, WITHOUT WARNING RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SPINDLE FOR SUSPECT HEAT CODES AND REPLACE THE AXLE IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 15, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-336-393-2233.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO.SC0308.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.