MACK RD 1986: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : MACK Model : RD Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1980-12-01 - 1988-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V034000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-08-09 Date Received by ODI: 1990-02-23 Date Added to Database: 1990-03-01
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1862
Summary:
      CRACK MAY DEVELOP ON STEERING ARM THAT COULD PROGRESS AND REDUCE THE FATIGUE LIFE OF THE STEERING ARM.
Consequence:
      STEERING ARM COULD FAIL WITHOUT WARNING RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND POSSIBLY A CRASH.
Remedy:
      INSTALL A REDESIGNED STEERING ARM.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING ARM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS.