MACK MH 1984: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Make : MACK Model : MH Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1984-05-01 - 1984-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V141000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1984-11-07 Date Added to Database: 1984-11-30
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1300
Summary:
      THE DOOR LATCHES MAY BE DEFECTIVE BECAUSE A PAWL SPRING WAS NOT MANUFACTURED TO SPECIFICATIONS. THE PAWL SPRING DOES NOT CREATE PROPER TENSION ON THE PAWL, "A PART OF THE DOOR LATCH MECHANISM". THIS CONSTITUTES A NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, "DOOR LATCHES AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE DOOR LATCHES, IF NECESSARY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 206
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: DOOR ASSEMBLY; LATCHES AND LOCKS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE CAB DOOR COULD OPEN WITHOUT WARNING ALLOWINGOCCUPANTS TO BE EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE OR RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.