MACK MH 1984: STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION

Make : MACK Model : MH Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1984-08-01 - 1985-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V057000
Date Owner's Notified: 1985-12-09 Date Received by ODI: 1985-05-03 Date Added to Database: 1985-05-14
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 52
Summary:
      THE DRAG LINKS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY ALLOWING DRAG LINK CLAMP BOLT TO AXLE BEAM INTERFERENCE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: DURING A TURNING MANEUVER, INCREASED STEERING EFFORT OR COMPLETE LOCKUP OF STEERING COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING. THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF TRUCK CONTROL AND A CRASH.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      ASSURE THAT DRAG LINKS ARE INSTALLED TO CORRECT INTERFERENCE CONDITION.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH DUAL STEERING SYSTEMS. SYSTEM: STEERING DRAG LINKS.