MACK UNSPECIFIED 2001: PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE

Make : MACK Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 2001
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V266001
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2001-08-23 Date Added to Database: 2001-09-04
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CHASSIS BUILT WITH A JACOBS VEHICLE SYSTEMS ELECTRONIC CONTROLLER FOR THE ELECTRIC DRIVELINE BRAKE SYSTEM. A FAILURE MODE WITHIN THE SOLID STATE CONTROLLER CAN CAUSE A SHORT FROM THE POSITIVE TERMINAL TO THE NEGATIVE TERMINAL OF THE BATTERY.
Consequence:
      UNDER THIS CONDITION, THE CONTROLLER COULD IGNITE CAUSUING A FIRE WITHOUT WARNING, POSSIBLE CAUSING INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT"S".
Remedy:
      CUSTOMERS ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO CONTACT JVS TO ARRANGE FOR A FREE REPAIR AT A LOCAL AUTHORIZED DEALER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 23, 2001. 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 JACOBS VEHICLES SYSTEMS AT 1-800-269-6562.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.