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"Recall Alerts"


Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. NHTSA Recalls Mack Trucks


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Vehicle Make / Model:   Model Year(s):
MACK / GU      2009
MACK / LEU     2008-2009
MACK / MRU     2008-2009

Manufacturer: MACK TRUCKS,

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V519000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A


Potential Number of Units Affected: 260

Mack Trucks is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 GU, LEU, and MRU trucks, manufactured from December 12, 2007, through May 8, 2008 and equipped with a certain focal mounted retarder control box. The control box may lose its electrical ground.

If the control box loses ground, it may have localized overheating. This could lead to a vehicle fire.

To see this recall please go to:

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

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