MACK UNSPECIFIED 1984: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE

Make : MACK Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1984-01-01 - 1989-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V022000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-08-23 Date Received by ODI: 1989-02-17 Date Added to Database: 1989-02-27
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 18
Summary:
      AN INCORRECT 3/4 INCH BOLT WAS INSTALLED ON RT/RS 450 SUSPENSION.
Consequence:
      THIS BOLT MAY BREAK, CAUSING DISENGAGEMENT OF THE BEAM CONNECTION OF REAR SUSPENSION, RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      RETROFIT CHASSIS WITH 1 INCH BOLTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SUSPENSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH HENDRICKSON RT/RS 450SUSPENSION.