MACK UNSPECIFIED 1978: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1978-01-01 - 1987-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V010000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-09-19 Date Received by ODI: 1990-01-23 Date Added to Database: 1990-02-06
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14800
Summary:
      THE 7/8 INCH SPRING EYE BOLTS WITHIN THE SPRING EYE BUSHING HANGER BRACKET OF THE REAR SUSPENSION MAY FAIL.
Consequence:
      THE SPRING COULD FALL ONTO THE ROAD SURFACE, WITHOUT WARNING TO THE DRIVER, AND A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR DUE TO THE SUDDEN DRAG OF THE SPRING.
Remedy:
      REPLACE ALL 7/8 INCH DIAMETER SPRING EYE BOLTS WITH 1 INCH DIAMETER BOLTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; SPRING EYE BOLT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH ST34 OR ST 38 REAR SUSPENSION.