MACK CXU 2008: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Make : MACK Model : CXU Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-07-02 - 2007-09-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V531000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-12-10 Date Received by ODI: 2007-11-19 Date Added to Database: 2007-11-19
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0332
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1058
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE STEERING GEAR TO THE FRAME MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE.
Consequence:
      LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 10, 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 TRUCKS RECALL NO. SC0332.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.