MACK FM SERIES 1982: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : FM SERIES Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1978-10-01 - 1982-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V036000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1984-03-23 Date Added to Database: 1984-04-11
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3421
Summary:
      SPRING SEAT CAN DEFORM, WHICH CAUSES A DECREASE IN THE CLAMPING FORCE IN THE SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY. LOSS OF CLAMPING FORCE MAY BRING ABOUT AXLE MISALIGNMENT OR AXLE HOUSING FAILURE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE AXLE HOUSING WILL BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. THE SPRING SEATS WILL ALSO BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; REAR SPRING SEAT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING,POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.