MACK MS300P 1981: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Make : MACK Model : MS300P Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-11-01 - 1981-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V089000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-01-25 Date Received by ODI: 1981-07-14 Date Added to Database: 1981-07-17
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 500
Summary:
      HOLES DRILLED IN THE REAR AXLE YOKES TO BALANCE THEM COULD CAUSE A FAILURE OF THE YOKE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND ALL DEFECTIVE YOKES WILL BE REPLACED WITH YOKES WITHOUT HOLES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; REAR AXLE YOKE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE YOKE COULD FAIL WITHOUT WARNING DURING VEHICLEOPERATION, POSSIBLY CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT. ALSO, THEFAILURE COULD CAUSE SHRAPNEL TO BE PROPELLED OUTWARD FROM THE VEHICLE, INJURINGANYONE WITHIN CLOSE PROXIMITY.NOTE: THE FAILURE IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE VEHICLE IS FIRST STARTED ORWHILE DRIVING AT MODERATE OR HIGH SPEEDS IN A HEAVY TORQUE CONDITION.