MACK R 1979: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : MACK Model : R Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1979-03-01 - 1979-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V165000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-11-28 Date Received by ODI: 1979-07-09 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 80
Summary:
      THE PINCH BOLT HOLE CENTER TO STEERING GEAR INPUT SHAFT ON THE LOWER YOKE DIMENSION EXCEEDS SPECIFICATIONS. IF THE PINCH BOLT BECOMES LOOSE, IT WILL NOT ENGAGE THE STEERING GEAR INPUT SHAFT NOTCH AND THE SHAFT COULD SLIP OFF.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE PROPER STEERING GEAR INPUT SHAFT YOKE WILL BE INSTALLED WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SG46 MANUAL STEERING GEAR.SYSTEM: STEERING; SHAFT ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD SLIPPAGE OCCUR, LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND ANACCIDENT COULD RESULT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.