Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2013 Pinnacle (CXU) trucks manufactured April 16, 2012, to May 4, 2012. These vehicles are equipped with certain Meritor FF967 non-drive front steer axles that may have been incorrectly heat treated.
The improperly heat treated axles may fracture, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
Mack will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the axles for specific heat code serial numbers. The affected axles will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2016. Owners may contact Mack customer service at 1-800-866-1177. Mack’s number for this recall is SC0404.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-16V456-4031
RECALL SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE PDF: RCLRPT-16V456-0041
MANUFACTURERS NOTICE TO DEALERS AND CONSUMERS PDF: RCMN-16V456-8503
TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN WITH REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS PDF: RCRIT-16V456-2910
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V456000
Component(s): STEERING , SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 64
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
- MACK PINNACLE (CXU) 2013