MACK CHN 2007: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-02-01 - 2006-05-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V271000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-09-27 Date Received by ODI: 2006-07-26 Date Added to Database: 2006-07-26
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0312
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7447
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A LEGRIS AIR MANIFOLD, THE BRASS PUSH-TO-CONNECT CARTRIDGE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY SEPARATE FROM THE PLASTIC HOUSING.
Consequence:
      IF THE PUSH-TO-CONNECT CARTRIDGE THAT SUPPLIES THE AIR TO THE PARK BRAKE CHAMBERS WERE TO SEPARATE, THEN THE BRAKES COULD UNEXPECTEDLY APPLY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR MANIFOLD FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO. SC0312.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.