MACK RW SERIES 1989: SUSPENSION:FRONT

Make : MACK Model : RW SERIES Year : 1989
Build Dates : 1989-02-01 - 1989-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V079000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-08-16 Date Received by ODI: 1989-05-15 Date Added to Database: 1989-06-05
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 100
Summary:
      TORQUE ROD BOLTS ARE GRADE 2 INSTEAD OF GRADE 5, WHICH IS NOT TO SPECIFICATION, AND COULD FAIL.
Consequence:
      BOLT FAILURE COULD ALLOW THE REAR AXLE TO SHIFT; THISCOULD ADVERSELY AFFECT TRUCK CONTROL AND COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      REPLACE TORQUE ROD BOLTS WITH BOLTS OF THE PROPER SPECIFICATION.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SUSPENSION/TORQUE ROD FASTENERS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH REYCO SUSPENSION.