MACK CXU 2010: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE

Make : MACK Model : CXU Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2010-07-12 - 2010-07-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V370000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-08-29 Date Received by ODI: 2011-07-21 Date Added to Database: 2011-07-25
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0355
Component: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 475
Summary:
      MACK TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 CHU, CXU AND GU HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 12, 2010, THROUGH JULY 23, 2010 FOR A POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE WELD ON THE SHAFT THAT THE CLUTCH PEDAL ATTACHES TO.
Consequence:
      IF THE WELD FAILS, THE PEDAL SHAFT MAY WORK ITS WAY LOOSE AND POTENTIALLY CAUSE THE CLUTCH PEDAL TO FALL TO THE FLOOR, WHICH WOULD LIMIT THE DRIVER'S CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLUTCH PEDAL SHAFT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 29, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-866-1177.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK TRUCKS SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS SC0355.OWNERS 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 .