MACK CV500 2003: STEERING

Make : MACK Model : CV500 Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2002-07-09 - 2003-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V287000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 2003-08-01 Date Added to Database: 2003-08-07
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC282
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 206
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CHASSIS, THE WELD THAT ATTACHES THE BALL SOCKET END TO THE STEERING BOOST CYLINDER HOUSING COULD CRACK AND FAIL.
Consequence:
      IF THIS CONDITION IS PRESENT, THE RIGHT SIDE STEERING SYSTEM COULD BECOME INOPERABLE AND COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BOOST CYLINDER MOUNTING BRACKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MACK AT 1-610-709-3337.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO. SC282.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.