MACK CHU 2010: TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : CHU Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2008-01-01 - 2010-07-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V209000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-05-30 Date Received by ODI: 2011-03-31 Date Added to Database: 2011-04-01
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0351
Component: TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 808
Summary:
      MACK TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 CHU AND CXU HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2008 THROUGH JULY 2010. THERE MAY BE AN INTERFERENCE WITH THE BOLTS USED TO SECURE THE FIFTH WHEEL TO THE FRAME THAT CAN PREVENT THE BOLTS FROM BEING TORQUED TO SPECIFICATION.
Consequence:
      THE BOLTS MAY FAIL AND COULD RESULT IN THE FIFTH WHEEL COMING LOOSE CAUSING THE TRAILER TO SEPARATE FROM THE TRACTOR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE BOLTS AS REQUIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 30, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-866-1177.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK TRUCKS RECALL NO. SC0351.OWNERS 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 .