MACK MS200P 1979: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Make : MACK Model : MS200P Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1979-07-01 - 1980-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V157000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-06-08 Date Received by ODI: 1980-12-02 Date Added to Database: 1981-01-13
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1992
Summary:
      CHAFING MAY OCCUR BETWEEN THE THROTTLE RETURN SPRINGS AND THEIR MOUNTING BRACKETS AND CAN CAUSE THE HOOK END OF THE SPRING TO WEAR PREMATURELY AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL A SET OF REDESIGNED THROTTLE RETURN SPRINGS AND MOUNTING BRACKETS FOR IMPROVED SERVICE LIFE AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE RETURN SPRINGS AND MOUNTING BRACKETS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF SUCH A FAILURE, THE ENGINE WILL GO INTOHALF THROTTLE POSITION. THIS COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO BECOME UNCONTROLLABLE,POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.