MACK TITAN (TD) 2016: STEERING

Make : MACK Model : TITAN (TD) Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-02-25 - 2016-02-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V156000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-12 Date Received by ODI: 2016-03-16 Date Added to Database: 2016-03-16
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SC0401
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 75
Summary:
      Mack Trucks, Inc. "Mack" is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Titan vehicles manufactured from February 25, 2015, through February 12, 2016. The bolt connecting the upper steering shaft to the lower steering shaft may not properly secure the upper steering shaft, which can lead to separation of the steering shaft.
Consequence:
      Separation of the steering shaft will result in complete loss of steering which may lead to a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Mack strongly recommends that the affected vehicles not be driven until the interim remedy is applied. An interim notice was sent to Mack owners on March 21, 2016, and an interim repair is available now. A second notice was mailed on May 12, 2016. The final remedy is now available. Both remedies will be free of charge. Owners may contact Mack customer service at 1-877-800-4945 opt "1. Mack's number for this recall is SC0401.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.