MACK RS600 1977: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER,BRACKET

Make : MACK Model : RS600 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V169000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-04-10 Date Received by ODI: 1978-08-07 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER,BRACKET
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1300
Summary:
      THE ALUMINUM FRONT SPRING BRACKET IS DEFECTIVE IN THAT IT MAY SHEAR AT THE POINT OF FRAME RAIL ATTACHMENT. THIS SHEARING COULD DISLOCATE THE STEERING AXLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A NEW IMPROVED FRONT SPRING BRACKET MADE OF DUCTILE IRON, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRONT SPRING BRACKET.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: A DISLOCATED STEERING AXLE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.