MACK DMM SERIES 1988: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING

Make : MACK Model : DMM SERIES Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1987-11-01 - 1987-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 88V085000
Date Owner's Notified: 1988-05-05 Date Received by ODI: 1988-05-23 Date Added to Database: 1988-05-26
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 203
Summary:
      CLAMP PLATES USED BETWEEN THE DRIVE SHAFT AND CARRIER YOKES MAY CRACK AND COULD BREAK DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT.
Consequence:
      IF CLAMP PLATE BREAKS, YOKE WOULD FLY OFF AT DETACHEDPOINT AND COULD INJURY ANYONE STRUCK BY FLYING FRAGMENTS. ALSO, THE DETACHEDINNER SHAFT COULD INTERFERE WITH THE BRAKE SYSTEM AIR SUPPLY HOSES AND TRACTORTIRES, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF TRUCK CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      INSTALL NEW CLAMPING PLATES AND CAPSCREWS IN ALL LOCATIONS AS NEEDED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: DRIVE SHAFT YOKE CLAMP PLATES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS.