MACK MS200P 1981: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : MACK Model : MS200P Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1979-07-01 - 1982-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V054000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-11-24 Date Received by ODI: 1982-05-24 Date Added to Database: 1982-05-27
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5700
Summary:
      THE CIRCUIT WIRING ON THESE VEHICLES IS ARRANGED SO THAT A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE REAR TAILLIGHTS WILL ALSO RESULT IN LOSS OF POWER TO THE HEADLAMPS. FOR SAFETY REASONS THE LIGHTING SYSTEM WIRING SHOULD BE INDEPENDENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      VEHICLES WILL HAVE AN AUTOMATIC RESET CIRCUIT BREAKER INSTALLED TO ENSURE CONTINUED HEADLAMP ILLUMINATION IN THE EVENT OF A SHORT IN OTHER LIGHTING SYSTEMS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: LIGHTING; HEAD LAMP WIRING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SIMULTANEOUS LOSS OF BOTH TAILLIGHTS AND HEADLAMPSDURING NIGHT DRIVING COULD RESULT IN A HEAD-ON OR REAR-END COLLISION.