MACK RW 1989: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

Make : MACK Model : RW Year : 1989
Build Dates : 1989-06-01 - 1989-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V051000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-05-17 Date Received by ODI: 1990-03-16 Date Added to Database: 1990-03-28
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2350
Summary:
      A TOLERANCE MISMATCH IN THE CRANK ASSEMBLY OF THE BOSCH WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR COULD CAUSE INSTANTANEOUS SEPARATION OF THE CRANK FROM THE LINKAGE ASSEMBLY IN THE LEFT HAND CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY; THIS WOULD MAKE THE SYSTEM INOPERABLE.
Consequence:
      WIPER FAILURE DURING VEHICLE OPERATION COULD REDUCE DRIVER'S ABILITY TO SEE THE ROAD, AND CREATES A POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE LEFT HAND CONTROL ARM LINKAGE ASSEMBLY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: WINDSHIELD WIPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS.