MACK CHN 2007: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : CHN Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-11-01 - 2007-01-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V123000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-04-09 Date Received by ODI: 2007-03-21 Date Added to Database: 2007-03-21
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0322
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 51
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE AXLE HOUSINGS MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH STEEL THAT WAS OUT OF SPECIFICATION WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FATIGUE FAILURE OVER TIME.
Consequence:
      IF A FATIGUE FAILURE OCCURS AND IS LEFT UNATTENDED, THE AXLE MAY LOCK UP OR THE END OF THE AXLE COULD COME OFF, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE AXLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 9, 2007. 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 TRUCKS RECALL NO. SC0322.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.