MACK MH 1984: STRUCTURE

Make : MACK Model : MH Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1982-04-01 - 1986-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V008000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-08-14 Date Received by ODI: 1986-01-17 Date Added to Database: 1986-01-22
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7000
Summary:
      LEFT OR RIGHT CAB STEP MAY CRACK IN ITS WELDED AREA DUE TO FLEXING OF THE STEP DURING ENTERING AND EXITING. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: AS THE CRACKS EXTEND, THE TUBULAR STEP COULD PARTIALLY COLLAPSE AND BREAK WITHOUT WARNING TO THE USER, AND COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURIES.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT BRACE IF NO CRACKS ARE FOUND. IN ADDITION, REPLACE STEP IF CRACKS ARE PRESENT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: CAB STEP. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH SLEEPER CAB.