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Recalls - 1998 NAVISTAR 9100

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

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Recall Number

98V068000

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 EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C-10 OR C-12 ENGINES. A BRACKET OR P-CLAMP AT THE REAR OF THE ENGINE THAT SUPPORTS THE COMPRESSOR DISCHARGE LINE WAS OMITTED.

Defect Consequence

IF THE COMPRESSOR DISCHARGE LINE FAILS, THE AIR SYSTEM COULD BE DEPLETED AND CAUSE THE PARKING BRAKES TO APPLY. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP UNEXPECTEDLY, CAUSING A VEHICLE CRASH WHICH COULD RESULT IN PROPERTY DAMAGE AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL P-CLAMPS AND A BRACKET AT THE REAR OF THE ENGINE.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 28, 1998. 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).


Component Description

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Recall Number

98V290000

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 EQUIPPED WITH SPICER SPL170 55MM CENTER BERING PACKAGE. THE END YOKE RETAINING NUT CAN LOOSEN.

Defect Consequence

IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVE LINE CAN VIBRATE AND SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE, CAUSING VEHICULAR DAMAGE, OR PERSONAL INJURY, OR BOTH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE 55MM CENTER BEARING PACKAGE AND COUPLER SHAFT, AND REPLACE IT WITH A NEW COUPLER SHAFT AND A 60MM CENTER BEARING PACKAGE. AN INTERIM REMEDY CAN BE IMPLEMENTED BY PLACING A SPOT WELD ON THE COUPLING SHAFT THREADS UNTIL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING DECEMBER 1998. 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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