MACK CT 2005: STEERING

Make : MACK Model : CT Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-05-26 - 2005-04-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V178000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-05-06 Date Received by ODI: 2005-04-28 Date Added to Database: 2005-04-28
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0298
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2773
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES BUILT WITH SHEPPARD MODEL M100 STEERING GEAR, THE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING PADS, WHICH ATTACH THE STEERING GEAR TO THE FRAME RAIL, MAY FAIL.
Consequence:
      THE STEERING GEAR COULD LOOSEN LEADING TO A SUDDEN LOSS OF STEERING, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING GEARS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 6, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK AT 1-610-709-2131.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO. SCO298. 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.