MACK UNSPECIFIED 1979: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

Make : MACK Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-01-01 - 1985-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V009000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-02-13 Date Received by ODI: 1986-01-22 Date Added to Database: 1986-01-28
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 : 11000
Summary:
      THE SPRING EYE BOLT WAS NOT TORQUED PROPERLY AND COULD FAIL DUE TO THE LOOSE FIT WITHIN THE SPRING EYE BUSHING/HANGER BRACKET. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: 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.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. IN THE INTERIM THE TORQUE OF THE SPRING EYE BOLT WILL BE CHECKED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SPRING EYE BOLT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH ST34 OR ST38 SERIES REAR AXLE.