MACK ( 12V519000 )
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 06:00:01 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
MACK / GU
MACK / LEU
MACK / MRU
MACK TRUCKS, INC
Report Receipt Date: OCT 18, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
NHTSA Action Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 260
Summary: 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.
Consequence: If the control box loses ground, it may have localized overheating. This could lead to a vehicle fire.
Remedy: 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.