MACK MB400 1978: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Make : MACK Model : MB400 Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1970-03-01 - 1978-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V027000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-04-18 Date Received by ODI: 1980-03-14 Date Added to Database: 1980-04-04
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 191T
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1000000
Summary:
      THE FRONT RAIL EXTENSION MAY EXPERIENCE FATIGUE CRACKING NEAR THE AREA WHERE THE POWER STEERING GEAR ATTACHES TO THE FRAME. IF THE CRACK PROGRESSES THROUGH MOST OR ALL OF THE RAIL SECTION, STEERING SYSTEM FREE PLAY ACCOMPANIED BY METALLIC RATTLE NOISE WILL BE EXPERIENCED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      AFFECTED VEHICLES WILL BE WELD REPAIRED AND A REINFORCEMENT ROD WILL BE INSTALLED OVER THE CRACKED AREA.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; LEFT FRONT FRAME RAIL.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE CRACK CONDITION MAY CAUSE A COMPLETE LOSS OFSTEERING AND AN ACCIDENT.