MACK U 1977: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER/BRACKET

Make : MACK Model : U Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1977-05-01 - 1977-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V205000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-03-14 Date Received by ODI: 1977-11-21 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER/BRACKET
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7400
Summary:
      A DEFICIENCY EXISTS IN THE WELDS SECURING THE REAR SPRING INSULATOR BRACKET TO THE AXLE HOUSING. THIS IS DUE TO IMPROPER POSITIONING OF THE WELD, IN RELATIONSHIP TO THE BRACKET AND AXLE HOUSING. FAILURE OF THE WELDS WOULD CAUSE SEPARATION OF THE SPRING INSULATOR BRACKET AND THE AXLE HOUSING, RESULTING IN IMPROPER ALIGNMENT OF THE AFFECTED AXLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REWELD THE INSULATOR SPRING BRACKET AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; TANDEM AXLE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROLAND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.