MACK FDM 1991: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Make : MACK Model : FDM Year : 1991
Build Dates : 1989-08-01 - 1991-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 93V176000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-01-12 Date Received by ODI: 1993-11-01 Date Added to Database: 1993-11-16
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 130
Summary:
      THE DRIVESHAFT TO THE FRONT DRIVING AXLE IS SECURED TO A BRACKET USING TWO PILLOW BLOCKS. THESE BLOCKS ARE OF INSUFFICIENT STRENGTH TO SUPPORT THE DRIVESHAFT AND COULD FAIL.
Consequence:
      PILLOW BLOCK FAILURE ALLOWS THE DRIVELINE "JACKSHAFT"TO DROP DOWN ONTO THE ROADWAY AND CREATE A SAFETY HAZARD TO OTHER VEHICLES.
Remedy:
      MACK WILL INSTALL THICKER PILLOW BLOCKS AND SUPPORT U-BOLTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: POWERTRAIN; DRIVELINE; BRACKET; SUPPORT; CENTER SHAFT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FRONT DISCHARGE MIXER MODEL MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCK CHASSIS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OFCHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINEAT 1-800-424-9393.