MACK CS 300 1985: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : MACK Model : CS 300 Year : 1985
Build Dates : 1985-05-01 - 1986-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V068000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-10-14 Date Received by ODI: 1986-05-27 Date Added to Database: 1986-06-05
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1287
Summary:
      STEERING COLUMN BOOT ATTACHED TO EXTERIOR OF FIREWALL COULD BE DEFORMED BY THE SOUND INSULATION PLACED ON THE FIREWALL AND CAUSES INTERFERENCE WITH THE STEERING SHAFT U-JOINT BOLT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: AN IMPROPERLY FITTED OR DEFORMED BOOT COULD GET CAUGHT ON BOLT WHICH RETAINS THE STEERING U-JOINT AND RESULT IN SUDDEN HARD STEERING, POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL AND A POTENTIAL CRASH.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      MODIFY CAB FRONT PANEL SOUND PROOFING AND CHANGE POSITION OF STEERING COLUMN BOOT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING COLUMN BOOT. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, MIDLINERS P/T MODELS, CLASS 6 AND 7.