MACK RM600 1978: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : MACK Model : RM600 Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-10-01 - 1981-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V153000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-06-30 Date Received by ODI: 1981-12-29 Date Added to Database: 1982-01-08
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 209
Summary:
      THE RIGHT HAND CLEARANCE LAMP IS OBSCURED, FROM CERTAIN ANGLES OF VISION, BY THE IN-LINE PRECLEANER AIR CLEANER CAP. THE INVOLVED VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER WITH ONE OF ACCEPTABLE HEIGHT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: LIGHTING AND COMMUNICATIONS; CLEARANCE LAMP.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE CLEARANCE LAMP IS NOT ADEQUATELY VISIBLE, AVEHICLE ACCIDENT COULD OCCUR.