MACK RB 1994: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Make : MACK Model : RB Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1994-01-01 - 1994-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V206000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-02-01 Date Received by ODI: 1994-10-21 Date Added to Database: 1994-11-01
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 204
Summary:
      THE STEERING GEARBOX MOUNTING FASTENERS WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED.
Consequence:
      THE FASTENER WASHERS CAN CRACK, ULTIMATELY RESULTING IN GEARBOX MOUNTING ASSEMBLY FAILURE AND LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT WASHERS WITH NEW, IMPROVED WASHERS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING; GEAR BOX.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS. 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 AT 1-800-439-3011. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.