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Mack Trucks Recalls CXU, Fire Danger

Fire Danger Causes Mack CXU Recall
Report Receipt Date: APR 22, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V153000 
Component(s): PARKING BRAKE 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 331

Manufacturer: Mack Trucks
SUMMARY:
Mack Trucks, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 CXU trucks manufactured November 23, 2010, through March 19, 2012. These vehicles are equipped with an MGM Type 24 J-series piston parking brake chamber. In the affected axles, the brake chambers may leak pressure allowing the parking brake to drag when it is supposed to be released. Brake dragging could lead to overheated brake components.
CONSEQUENCE:
Overheated brake components could result in a fire.


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