MACK CLASS 8 1987: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : MACK Model : CLASS 8 Year : 1987
Build Dates : 1987-07-01 - 1988-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V114000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-01-22 Date Received by ODI: 1992-08-07 Date Added to Database: 1992-08-24
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5500
Summary:
      THE CROSS STEERING LEVERS INTERCONNECTING THE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND STEERING KNUCKLES TO MAINTAIN ALIGNMENT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM INFERIOR MATERIALS AND FAIL IN LOW IMPACT SITUATIONS.
Consequence:
      FAILURE OF THE CROSS STEERING LEVERS CAN RESULT IN LOSSOF STEERING CONTROL AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE CROSS STEERING LEVERS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 TRUCKS WITH FA'W'616 OR FA'W'617 FRONT AXLESINCORPORATING CROSS STEERING LEVERS PROVIDED BY DANA CORPORATION, HEAT CODED"HJC".