US NHTSA Recalls: Mack MD Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, October 3, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of ninety-three (93) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month.

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Additional information:

Among the ninety-three (93) recalls the NHTSA announced in September came news of the following:

Logo - Mack Trucks, Inc.Mack Trucks, Inc. (“Mack”), a Greensboro, North Carolina establishment and a subsidiary of The Volvo Group of Gothenburg, Sweden has recalled an estimated 2,823 model year 2020-2022 Mack MD Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Service Brakes, Hydraulic – Brake Pedal Cotter Pin not installed properly

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V684000 reports the Cotter Pin that retains the Brake Pedal Clevis Pin may not have been properly installed, which could result in an unsecured Brake Pedal.

According to the NHTSA, an unsecured Brake Pedal can cause a loss of braking ability and increase the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Proposed Remedy:
Authorized Mack Dealers will inspect the Cotter Pin installation and repair it as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were expected to be mailed on September 13, 2021. Owners are advised to not drive their vehicles until the remedy has been performed. Owners may contact Mack’s Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-866-1177 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. Mack’s designation for this recall is SC0429.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mack Trucks, Inc., please search for “Mack” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by The Volvo Group, please search for “Volvo” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V684000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14952-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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