MACK CX 2004: STEERING

Make : MACK Model : CX Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2004-05-20 - 2004-05-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V309000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 2004-06-25 Date Added to Database: 2004-06-30
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0288
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 219
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCK CHASSIS, THE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING BOLTS WERE OVER-TORQUED AT INSTALLATION. THE STEERING GEAR IS MOUNTED TO THE VEHICLE'S FRAME RAIL WITH 3 BOLTS.
Consequence:
      FAILURE OF TWO OF THE THREE BOLTS COULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF STEERING, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH .
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES. NEW STEERING GEAR MOUNTING BOLTS WILL BE INSTALLED. THE RECALL BEGAN OCTOBER 2004. 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. SC0288.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.