2016 Mack GRANITE (GU) Power Train Driveline Driveshaft Recall

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2016 Mack GRANITE (GU) Power Train Driveline Driveshaft Recall

 NHTSA Recall #117776
NHTSA Compaign #16V099000
MFG Compaign #SC0399
 ManufacturerMack Trucks, Inc.
 Model Year2016
 Date of notification07/06/16
 Begin date of manufacuring01/09/11
 End date of manufacturing08/09/15
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received19/02/16
 Report created19/02/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units33981
 Defect summaryMack trucks, inc. (mack) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 granite (gu), pinnacle (chu, cxu), terrapro (leu, mru), titan (td), and lr trucks manufactured from september 1, 2011, through september 8, 2015. The cap nut that retains the interaxle driveshaft yoke to the rear axle input shaft may loosen.
 Consequence summaryIf he cap nut loosens and falls off, the yoke can separate from the axle input shaft and allow the drive shaft to disconnect, increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionMack will notify owners, and dealers will replace the cap nut. The input shaft threads will be inspected for damage. Any damaged input shaft will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. An interim notice was sent to owners on april 25, 2016. The recall began on june 7, 2016. Owners may contact mack customer service at 1-610-709-2131. Mack's recall campaign number for this recall is sc0399.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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