2015 MACK CHU - STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2015 CHU, CXU trucks manufactured March 31, 2014, to June 26, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the collars that prevent the ball sockets from backing out of the tie rod may have been incorrectly positioned. This may allow the ball sockets to come loose.
HazardIf the ball sockets come loose from the tie rod, a complete loss of steering may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionMack will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and re-position the collar if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on January 20, 2015. Owners may contact Mack customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Mack's number for this recall is SC0385.