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Recalls - 1998 NAVISTAR 4000

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

PARKING BRAKE

Recall Number

99V261000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPED WITH BOSCH 9" X 3" PARKING BRAKE, SPRING ACTUATED, FOR HYDRAULIC LESS AIR SOURCE AND ACTUATED BY PARKING BRAKE KNOB IN INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE PARKING BRAKE HOSE CHAFES AT VARIOUS POINTS THROUGH THE ROUTING OF THE HOSES TO AND FROM THE HAND CONTROL VALVE.

Defect Consequence

THE PARKING BRAKE WILL AUTOMATICALLY APPLY IF PRESSURE IS LOST DUE TO A RUPTURED PARK BRAKE HOSE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HOSE ROUTING KIT TO PREVENT CHAFING AND REPLACE ALL CHAFED HOSES.

Notes

INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 99507. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 4, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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