MACK RW SERIES 1987: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : MACK Model : RW SERIES Year : 1987
Build Dates : 1987-07-01 - 1987-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V179000
Date Owner's Notified: 1988-08-16 Date Received by ODI: 1987-11-23 Date Added to Database: 1987-12-04
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 323
Summary:
      CROSS STEERING LEVERS MAY BE IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND SUBJECT TO FAIL DURING NORMAL OPERATION.
Consequence:
      SUCH FAILURE COULD CAUSE LOSS OF TRUCK CONTROL WITHOUTPRIOR WARNING AND RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      INSTALL NEW, PROPERLY HEAT TREATED STEERING LEVER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: CROSS STEERING LEVERVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH MACK FAW 616 OR 617 SERIES FRONTAXLE.