MACK DM 2004: STEERING

Make : MACK Model : DM Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2004-12-10 - 2004-12-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V118000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-05-05 Date Received by ODI: 2005-03-29 Date Added to Database: 2005-03-29
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SCO295
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 127
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY, CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE LOWER AND UPPER STEERING SHAFT PINCH BOLTS WERE IMPROPERLY TIGHTENED.
Consequence:
      AS A RESULT OF THIS CONDITION, THE STEERING SHAFT COULD POSSIBLY COME LOOSE WHICH COULD LEAD TO A SUDDEN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE AT THE SUSPECT JOINTS, AND CORRECT IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 5, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK AT 1-610-709-2131.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO. SC0295.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.