MACK DM600 1976: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : MACK Model : DM600 Year : 1976
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 76V177000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-03-14 Date Received by ODI: 1976-11-08 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
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Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 739
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK TRUCK CAMPAIGN NO SCO80.TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FA616, 617, 618 OR 619NARROW-PIVOT CENTER FRONT AXLES.POSSIBILITY THE STEERING GEAR LEVER WASINSTALLED ONE TOOTH "OUT OF TIME" WITH RELATION TO STEERING GEAR SECTOR SHAFTMARKINGS.THIS CONDITION DOES NOT CREATE A SAFETY HAZARD EXCEPT IF REMOVAL OFSTEERING GEAR FOR REPAIR AND TIMING IS ALIGNED TO MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONWHEN REINSTALLED.IF THIS OCCURS, AN INTERFERENCE COULD EXIST BETWEEN DRAGLINK AND STEERING ARM ON STEERING KNUCKLE RESULTING IN POSSIBLE COMPLETEFAILURE OF DRAG LINK WITH COMPLETE LOSS OF STEERING WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING TODRIVER.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPOSITIONING DRAG LINK CLAMP AND RELOCATESTEERING ARM TO ALIGN THE TIMING MARKS'.HEAVY TRUCK.