MACK UNSPECIFIED 1997: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : MACK Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1997
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 97E015000
Date Owner's Notified: 1997-06-09 Date Received by ODI: 1997-05-29 Date Added to Database: 1997-05-29
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1
Summary:
      EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULES INSTALLED ON A MACK REFUSE TRUCK. THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE "ECM" IN THESE ENGINES CONTAIN A MANUFACTURING DEFECT WHICH RESULTS IN INTERMITTENT ELECTRICAL CONTACT AND CAUSES INCORRECT ELECTRONIC SIGNALS TO BE SENT TO THE ENGINE THROTTLE CONTROL.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION CAN CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR SUDDEN ACCELERATION OR DECELERATION OF THE ENGINE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DUE TO THE POTENTIAL SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES, THE TRUCK THAT HAS THIS ECM INSTALLED HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM SERVICE.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 27,1997. NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MESA ENVIRONMENTAL AT 1-817-924-2353.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.