44,000 Macks recalled for hazard light defects, 300 Internationals for brake issue

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Mack Pinnacle models (part of the CHU series) could potentially be affected by the company’s recall.Mack Pinnacle models (part of the CHU series) could potentially be affected by the company’s recall.

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 models potentially affected by the recall.The International ProStar is one of the models potentially affected by the recall.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.