MACK MC606 1983: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Make : MACK Model : MC606 Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-04-01 - 1984-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V043000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1984-04-03 Date Added to Database: 1984-05-08
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 850
Summary:
      THE FUEL TANK STRAPS MAY DEVELOP MICROSCOPIC CRACKS IN THE PLATING OF THE UPPER END LOOP, EXPOSING THE PARENT METAL TO THE ATMOSPHERE. AIR EXPOSURE PROMOTES CORROSION AND MAY LEAD TO PREMATURE FAILURE, ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO DROP.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEFECTIVE STRAPS WILL BE REPLACED WITH VINYL COATED STEEL STRAPS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS WITH CHROME PLATED FUEL TANK STRAPS.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM; MOUNTING STRAPS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE FUEL TANK COULD DROP WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING,RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE VEHICLE CRASH AND A FIRE.