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Recalls - 1998 NAVISTAR 9200

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

SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

Recall Number

99V128003

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: TRUCKS ASSEMBLED WITH SKF LEVEL 2 TRUCK HUB UNITS (THU) RECEIVED FROM MERITOR. THESE HUBS CAN FATIGUE CRACK.

Defect Consequence

THIS FATIGUE CRACKING CAN RESULT IN WHEEL SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE HUBS WITH PRODUCTION LEVEL 3 HUBS.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 26, 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).


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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Recall Number

98V117000

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 PROSLEEPER BUNKS. A MICRO RELAY LOCATED BEHIND THE HVAC CONTROL PANEL IN THE BUNK CAN CORRODE FROM MOISTURE.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT BETWEEN CONTACTS ON THE RELAY INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE EXISTING RELAY AND REPLACE IT WITH A SEALED RELAY.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 7, 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).


Component Description

SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

Recall Number

99V014002

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: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCK CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH 16,000 LB., 18,000 LB., OR 20,000 LB. HEAVY DUTY STEERING AXLES. THE INNER WHEEL BEARING CONE FOR THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLY DOES NOT PROPERLY FIT ONTO THE NAVISTAR STEERING AXLE SPINDLE ASSEMBLY. IMPROPER FIT OF THE BEARING TO THE SPINDLE INCREASES THE STRESS LEVELS TO THE STEERING AXLE SPINDLE WHICH COULD CAUSE SPINDLE FAILURE.

Defect Consequence

IF THE SPINDLE FAILS, A LOSS OF DRIVER CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE LEFT AND RIGHT HUB/DRUM ASSEMBLIES FROM THE STEERING AXLES AND REPLACE THE INNER WHEEL BEARING CONES AND CUPS.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 29, 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 NAAVISTAR 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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