MACK CX 2002: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : MACK Model : CX Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2002-08-22 - 2003-02-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V147000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-05-28 Date Received by ODI: 2003-04-14 Date Added to Database: 2003-04-23
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SCO279
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 39
Summary:
      CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE VIEW OF ONE OF THE FOUR BACK OF CAB REFLECTORS IS BLOCKED BY THE EXHAUST SYSTEM.
Consequence:
      WITH THE RIGHT REFLECTOR NOT BEING VISIBLE, THE WIDTH OF THE VEHICLE IS NOT READILY APPARENT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL TWO ADDITIONAL REFLECTORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 2003. 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-
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO. SCO279.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.