Mack recalling 44,000 trucks for hazard light defect, Navistar recalling 300

| May 29, 2014
The Mack Pinnacle (part of the company's CHU series) is one of the potential trucks being recalled.
The Mack Pinnacle (part of the company’s CHU series) is one of the potential trucks being recalled.

Mack Trucks has issued a recall for 44,047 trucks spanning various years and models for potentially defective hazard warning lights, according to a recall notice made public this week.

Potentially affected models include:

  • 2010-2014 Mack CHU series
  • 2007 Mack CT series
  • 2007 Mack CV series
  • 2010-2014 Mack CXU series
  • 2008-2014 Mack GU series
  • 2011-2014 Mack LEU series
  • 2010-2014 Mack MRU series
  • 2011-2014 Mack TD series

The trucks are equipped with the Hamsar Electronic Flasher, the notice says, and failure of the lights could reduce visibility of the truck.

Mack will notify owners, and dealers will replace the flasher free of charge, Mack says. the recall will begin by mid-June.

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The International ProStar is one of the trucks being recalled by Navistar for potential braking issues.
The International ProStar is one of the trucks being recalled by Navistar for potential braking issues.

Navistar also made public a recall notice this week for certain International model trucks for potential problems with air disk brake caliper. The calipers can have loose or missing bolts, the recall notice says, which can lead to pulling while braking or increased stopping distance.

  • Potentially affected models include:
  • 2013-2015 International DuraStar
  • 2014-2015 International ProStar
  • 2014-2015 International TransStar
  • 2013-2015 WorkStar

Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bolts and check the torque of all caliper bolts free of charge. The recall is set to begin at the end of the month.

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