MACK CTP 2007: SUSPENSION

Make : MACK Model : CTP Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-09-09 - 2006-11-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V053000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-03-14 Date Received by ODI: 2007-02-15 Date Added to Database: 2007-02-15
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0318
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 86
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A 46K POUND CHALMERS REAR SUSPENSION, THE ADJUSTABLE TORQUE RODS USED ON THE SUSPENSION MAY BE BRITTLE.
Consequence:
      THIS MAY LEAD TO A PREMATURE FAILURE OF THE ROD, WHICH MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE RODS AS REQUIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 14, 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 RECALL NO. SC0318. 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.