Small Mack recall affects Anthem, Granite, Pinnacle models

By Matt Cole

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Mack Trucks is recalling approximate 135 model-year 2018 trucks for an issue that could cause the rigs’ light control module to fail, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents.

The recall affects certain 2018 Anthem, Granite and Pinnacle tractors manufactured between April 18, 2017, and Dec. 18, 2017. If the light control module fails, the trucks could lose exterior lighting, interior dashboard lighting and the windshield wipers.

According to documents, Mack has received no reports of crashes related to the defect, so the company considers the recall a proactive measure to prevent future crashes from occurring.

Mack is expected to begin notifying owners of affected trucks this month, and dealers will replace the modules for free. Owners can contact Mack customer service at 1-800-866-1177 with recall number SC0409. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-152.