Mack R700

Model R700 made by Mack got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning steering .

Model 1981


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
81V086000MACK TRUCKS, INCORPORATEDfrom 01/01/1981 to 06/01/1981V (Vehicle)10005/04/1984MFRMACK TRUCKS, INC07/08/198107/14/1981
Defect SummaryThe involved trucks have pitman arms with timing marks and serrations located 8 degrees out of proper alignment. when the chassis is raised to the maximum condition with the wheels suspended or dropped into a deep hole, the pitman arm and drag link can go into toggle position.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryUpon inspection, all defective pitman arms will be replaced with properly timed arms.
NotesVehicle description: trucks equipped with left hand steering and 9qc3239-p3pitman arm.system: steering; steering gear lever (pitman arm).consequences of defect: under these conditions the steering would lock,resulting in loss of vehicle control and, possibly, an accident.