MACK UNSPECIFIED 1983: SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

Make : MACK Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-05-01 - 1985-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V040000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-01-08 Date Received by ODI: 1986-03-10 Date Added to Database: 1986-03-24
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 50100
Summary:
      FRONT STEERING KNUCKLE THRUST BEARING MAY SHATTER INTO PIECES DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: FAILURE OF THE BEARING MAY AFFECT STEERING CONTROL. IF BEARING DISINTEGRATES, IT WOULD RESULT IN INCREASE STEERING DRAG AND/OR CAUSE STEERING LOCK UP WITH LOSS OF CONTROL WHICH COULD LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE DEFECTIVE THRUST BEARINGS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING KNUCKLE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ALL MODELS EQUIPPED WITH A FA536, FA537, OR FA538 SERIES FRONT STEERING AXLE.