MACK UNSPECIFIED 1986: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Make : MACK Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1985-06-01 - 1985-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V005000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-02-03 Date Received by ODI: 1986-01-14 Date Added to Database: 1986-01-21
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 484
Summary:
      INCORRECT INNER WHEEL BEARINGS WERE INSTALLED IN THE REAR AXLES WHICH WEARS A GROOVE IN THE SPINDLE DUE TO A POOR FIT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A DEEP GROOVE COULD CAUSE THE AXLE HOUSING TO BREAK AND RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE INNER WHEEL BEARING WITH CORRECT BEARING. ALSO, IF A GROOVE IS PRESENT, REMOVE THE GROOVE AND ASSURE THAT NO CRACKS ARE PRESENT. REPLACE HOUSING IF CRACKED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: REAR AXLE INNER BEARING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MACK SS440C OR SW440C REAR AXLE.