MACK CX 2002: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Make : MACK Model : CX Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2002-05-31 - 2002-06-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V218000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-06-20 Date Received by ODI: 2002-08-05 Date Added to Database: 2002-08-14
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SCO278
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 690
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CLASS 8 CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH R. H. SHEPPARD "M100" STEERING GEARS AND TRW "TAS65" STEERING GEARS, A POWER STEERING HOSE WITH AN INCORRECT PRESSURE RATING WAS INSTALLED BY THE FACTORY.
Consequence:
      THE HOSE, WHICH CONNECTS THE POWER STEERING PUMP TO THE STEERING GEAR, COULD BURST OR LEAK, WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING HOSE. OWER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 20, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME 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. SCO278. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.