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Recalls - 2009 MACK LEU

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

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE

Recall Number

09V194000

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

MACK IS RECALLING 338 MODEL YEAR 2009 MRU AND LEU HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 20 THROUGH NOVEMBER 26, 2008 EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN HALDEX QUICK RELEASE VALVES (QRV). THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM INSIDE THE QRV MAY EXPERIENCE DELAMINATION RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF AIR PRESSURE LEAKAGE PAST AND/OR THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM, OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUBBLE IN THE DIAPHRAGM WHICH MAY TRAP AIR PRESSURE IN THE VALVE AND NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.

Defect Consequence

MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

MACK WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE AFFECTED VEHICLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JULY 13, 2009. OWNERS CAN CONTACT MACK TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-866-1177.

Notes

MACK'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. SC0338. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Recall Number

09V395000

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

MACK TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 TRUCKS WHICH FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS."

Defect Consequence

FAILURE TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS INCREASES THE APPLICATION AND RELEASE TIME OF THE SERVICE BRAKES, WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REWORK THE AIR SYSTEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN O JANUARY 12, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.

Notes

MACK TRUCKS RECALL NO. SC0343. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall Number

11V212000

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

MACK TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 MRU AND LEU HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 3, 2007, THROUGH FEBRUARY 3, 2011. THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITRY IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE OVERCURRENT PROTECTION.

Defect Consequence

IN THE EVENT OF AN ELECTRICAL OVERAGE, THE FUSE THAT SHOULD PREVENT THE OVER CURRENT FROM REACHING THE MIRROR SWITCH CIRCUIT MAY FAIL, SUCH THAT THE MIRROR SWITCH CAN OVERHEAT. AN OVERHEATED SWITCH COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RELAY HARNESS TO PREVENT THE MIRROR SWITCH FROM OVERHEATING. THEY WILL ALSO INSPECT THE MIRROR SWITCH AND IF SIGNS OF OVERHEATING ARE SHOWN, REPLACE THAT SWITCH. ALL INSPECTIONS AND REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 30, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MACK TRUCKS AT 1-800-866-1177.

Notes

MACK TRUCKS SAFETY RECALL NO. SC0349/SC0350. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall Number

12V519000

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

Mack Trucks is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 GU, LEU, and MRU trucks, manufactured from December 12, 2007, through May 8, 2008 and equipped with a certain focal mounted retarder control box. The control box may lose its electrical ground.

Defect Consequence

If the control box loses ground, it may have localized overheating. This could lead to a vehicle fire.

Defect Corrective Action

All affected vehicles were sold to one customer that has already been notified. An official owner notification letter will be mailed to the one customer in early November 2012. Mack will replace the suspect control box on the affected vehicles, free of charge. Owners may contact Mack Trucks at 1-800-866-1177.

Notes

Mack's recall number is SC0366. Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.


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