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Recalls - 1997 MACK CONQUEST

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Recall Number

98V179000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FRONT DISCHARGE, REAR ENGINE MIXERS. THE FAN DRIVE PULLEY THAT ATTACHES TO THE WATER PUMP CAN SHOW EXCESSIVE AXIAL RUNOUT CAUSING THE FAN AND PART OF THE FAN DRIVE TO SEPARATE FROM THE DRIVE PULLEY.

Defect Consequence

THE FAN CAN CAUSE OTHER VEHICLE DAMAGE. IF THE HOOD IS OPEN AT THE TIME OF FAN FAILURE, FRAGMENTS PROPELLED COULD CAUSE POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY TO PERSONS SERVICING THE ENGINE OR STANDING NEARBY.

Defect Corrective Action

DELERS WILL INSPECT THE WATER PUMP AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PUMP.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 9, 1998. 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 ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-317-4236).


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