MACK R 1990: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : MACK Model : R Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1990-01-01 - 1990-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V192000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-01-23 Date Received by ODI: 1994-10-09 Date Added to Database: 1994-10-18
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 321
Summary:
      THE STEERING ARM CAN DEVELOP CRACKS CAUSING THE LEVER TO BREAK WITHOUT WARNING.
Consequence:
      THIS CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING LEVERS WITH AN IMPROVED STEERING LEVER WITH INCREASED FATIGUE STRENGTH.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING; LINKAGES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FA'W' 14.3 SPICERFRONT AXLE.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-610-439-3011. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.