MACK DM 1977: SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE

Make : MACK Model : DM Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1977-01-01 - 1978-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V017000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-08-13 Date Received by ODI: 1979-01-12 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4000
Summary:
      A CASTING DEFICIENCY EXISTS IN THE LOWER SECTION OF THE CAPS RESULTING IN A REDUCTION IN THE THICKNESS OF THE MATERIAL. FAILURE OF A CAP CAN ALLOW THE END OF THE REAR SPRING TO DETACH FROM THE AXLE HOUSING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE ANY OF THE SPRING INSULATOR CAPS FOUND TO BE DEFECTIVE. THIS WILL BE DONE AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS, HEAVY.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; INSULATOR CAP.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL CAN RESULT AND LEAD TO AVEHICLE ACCIDENT.