MACK PINNACLE (CXU) 2011: VISIBILITY

Make : MACK Model : PINNACLE (CXU) Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-07-13 - 2010-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V537000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-02-02 Date Received by ODI: 2010-10-27 Date Added to Database: 2010-11-02
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0347
Component: VISIBILITY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 21
Summary:
      MACK TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CHU AND CXU, HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 13, 2010, THROUGH AUGUST 13, 2010, WITHOUT REAR MUD FLAP HANGER BRACKETS. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE REAR CONSPICUITY TREATMENT TYPICALLY FOUND ON THE MUD FLAP HANGER BRACKETS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IN THE ALTERNATE POSITIONS AS ALLOWED IN THE REGULATION ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED WITHOUT REAR MUD FLAP HANGER BRACKETS.
Consequence:
      LACK OF REFLECTORS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL CONSPICUITY TREATMENT AS REQUIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-866-1177.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      MACK TRUCKS SAFETY RECALL NO. SC0347.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .