MACK DM 2006: STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT

Make : MACK Model : DM Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-04-11 - 2005-04-13
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V349000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-08-18 Date Received by ODI: 2005-07-28 Date Added to Database: 2005-08-03
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0303
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 23
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE BOLT THAT ATTACHES THE PITMAN ARM TO THE STEERING GEAR MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED PROPERLY.
Consequence:
      THIS MAY AFFECT THE PERFORMANCE OF THE STEERING, WHICH MAY RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL CHECK THE TORQUE ON THE BOLT THAT ATTACHES THE PITMAN ARM TO STEERING GEAR AND TIGHTEN THE BOLT PROPERLY. THE RECALL BEAGN AUGUST 18, 2005. OWNERS CONTACT MACK AT 1-800-2528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK TRUCKS RECALL NO.SC0303. 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.