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Mack LEU Recall, Mack MRU Recall, Fire Dangers

MACK LEU     2010-2012
     MACK MRU     2011-2012
Manufacturer: MACK TRUCKS, INC Mfr's Report Date: MAR 08, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V096000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 240
Summary:
 MACK IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 LEU AND MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 MRU VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 14, 2009, THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2011, AND BUILT TO OPERATE ON COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS. ON THESE VEHICLES THE ALTERNATOR GROUND CABLE RUNS DIRECTLY TO THE STARTER, WHICH DEFEATS THE CIRCUIT PROTECTION.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT, A VEHICLE FIRE MAY RESULT.
Remedy:
 MACK WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL RELOCATE THE ALTERNATOR GROUND CABLE TO THE ENGINE GROUND STUD.

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