|Mack Truck Recall,|
Brake Failure Danger
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V195000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,203
Manufacturer: Mack Trucks
SUMMARY:Mack Trucks, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 CHU, CXU, GU, MRU, and LEU trucks manufactured July 16, 2012, through march 18, 2013 and equipped with drum brakes. The clevis pin for the brake slack adjuster may be missing a cotter pin. If the cotter pin is not installed, the clevis pin may loosen and fall out causing a loss of brake function on the affected wheel.
CONSEQUENCE:A loss of brake function at one wheel will lead to increased stopping distances and pulling to the left or right when braking, which may increase the risk of a crash.
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