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Recalls - 1997 MACK MACK

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

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Recall Number

97E015000

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

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.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION CAN CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR SUDDEN ACCELERATION OR DECELERATION OF THE ENGINE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DUE TO THE POTENTIAL SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES, THE TRUCK THAT HAS THIS ECM INSTALLED HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM SERVICE.

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.


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