MACK RB 2001: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

Make : MACK Model : RB Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2001-05-19 - 2001-12-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V389000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-03-22 Date Received by ODI: 2001-12-21 Date Added to Database: 2002-01-02
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7500
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH E-TECH ENGINES. A CONDITION EXISTS ON THE AUXILIARY DRIVE SHAFT OF THE E-TECH ENGINE THAT CAUSES THE LOSS OF POWER STEERING ON VEHICLES WHERE THE POWER STEERING PUMP IS MOUNTED OFF THE FRONT OF THE ENGINE.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF POWER STEERING.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE NUT THAT HOLDS THE GEAR TO THE AUXILIARY DRIVE SHAFT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 22, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MACK AT 1-610-709-3011.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.