Mack Dm6



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Mack Dm6 1999 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
STEERING - LINKAGES - LINK - DRAG - CONNECTION
01V044207MACK TRUCKS, INCORPORATEDfrom 07/16/1999 to 09/03/1999V (Vehicle)424708/30/2001MFRMACK TRUCKS, INC03/14/200105/02/2001
Defect SummaryVehicle description: heavy duty trucks equipped with drag link assemblies containing 24-dl model ball sockets and manufactured by trw. certain of the tie rod ball-socket bearings have a below-specification case depth and/or hardness, which can lead to premature wear of the socket.
Consequence SummaryIf this condition occurs, the driver can lose partial control of the right front wheel, possibly resulting in a crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will replace the defective drag links. owner/distributor notification began august 30, 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 mack at 1-610-709-3011 or trw customer service at 1-866-280-3287.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
STEERING - LINKAGES - TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
01V044107MACK TRUCKS, INCORPORATEDfrom 08/09/1999 to 09/03/1999V (Vehicle)148407/13/2001MFRMACK TRUCKS, INC03/14/200105/02/2001
Defect SummaryVehicle description: heavy duty trucks equipped with tie rod assemblies containing 24-dl model ball sockets and manufactured by trw. certain of the tie rod ball-socket bearings have a below-specification case depth and/or hardness, which can lead to premature wear of the socket.
Consequence SummaryIf this condition occurs, the driver can lose partial control of the right front wheel, possibly resulting in a crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will replace the defective tie rods. owner notification began july 13, 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 mack at 1-610-709-3011 or trw customer service at 1-866-280-3287.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).