MACK LE 2006: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : LE Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2003-09-01 - 2005-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V524000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-02-06 Date Received by ODI: 2005-11-17 Date Added to Database: 2005-11-17
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0309
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4482
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN DIESEL POWERED HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, THE BOLTS ATTACHING THE FUEL TANK MOUNTING BRACKETS TO THE FRAME MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT TORQUE AND THEREFORE MAY RESULT IN PREMATURE FAILURE OF THE FUEL TANK MOUNTING.
Consequence:
      IF THE FUEL TANK FALLS, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR THE TANK TO IGNITE, RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY, VEHICLE AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FUEL TANK BRACKET MOUNTING BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 6, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MACK RECALL NO. SC0309. 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.