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Recalls - 2002 INTERNATIONAL 3200

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

02V204000

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

ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH INTERNATIONAL VT365 ENGINES AND MANUFACTURED AT INTERNATIONAL DIESEL OF ALABAMA. THE INJECTOR DRIVER MODULES (IDM) BUILT FOR THE VT365 ENGINES COULD HAVE MISSING VIBRATION DAMPING/RETENTION SHELLS AND A MISSING HOT-MELT PROCESS ON THE DC/DC BOARDS.

Defect Consequence

THE MISSING SHELLS COULD ALLOW THE LARGER ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS TO BECOME LOOSE AND POSSIBLE BREAK OFF INSIDE THE MODULE DURING ENGINE OPERATION. DEPENDING ON WHAT ELECTRICAL COMPONENT COMES OFF, THE EFFECT ON ENGINE OPERATION COULD RESULT IN ROUGH RUNNING, LOSS OF POWER, NO START, OR IN THE MOST SEVERE CASE, IMMEDIATE ENGINE SHUT DOWN WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IDM MODULES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 28, 2002. 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 INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Recall Number

02V260000

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

ON CERTAIN MEDIUM AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH DRIVELINE PARKING BRAKE CODES 04GAR, THE PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY MAY NOT HOLD THE VEHICLE IN POSITION WHEN SET. FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THIS POSSIBILITY ARE AS FOLLOWS: (1) CRACKED OR BROKEN CAMS; (2) LOOSE OR BROKEN ANCHOR BOLTS; (3) INITIAL SHOE DIAMETER NOT SET PROPERLY DURING ASSEMBLY, WHICH CAN LEAD TO PROGRESSIVE COMPONENT DAMAGE; (4) BENT ADJUSTER LEVERS THAT CANNOT FUNCTION; OR (5) AUTOMATIC ADJUSTER CABLES THAT ARE DISCONNECTED.

Defect Consequence

IF THE PARKING BRAKE DOES NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL, WITHOUT WARNING, AFTER THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER HAS BEEN SET, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CAM, LEVER, AND BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 30, 2002. 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 INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

Recall Number

03V062000

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

ON CERTAIN SCHOOL AND TRANSIT BUSES BUILT WITH BOSCH ZERO OFFSET PIN SLIDE (ZOPS) HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES, THE ZOPS HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES MAY EXPERIENCE CALIPERS STICKING IN THE APPLIED POSITION, WHICH CAN RESULT IN EXCESSIVE OR ABNORMAL HEAT GENERATION AT ONE OR MORE OF THE BRAKES.

Defect Consequence

THE COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS MAY COLLECTIVELY RESULT IN AN UNREASONABLE RISK TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY: POTENTIAL FIRE AT A WHEEL END, HIGH INCIDENT RATES OF STUCK CALIPERS, AND EVACUATION AND CONTAINMENT CONCERNS RELATING TO MULTIPLE PASSENGERS.

Defect Corrective Action

INTERNATIONAL WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN OCTOBER 29, 2004.

Notes

INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 03502/04501. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:COMPRESSOR

Recall Number

03V414000

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

ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH V8 ENGINES AND AIR BRAKES OR AIR OPERATED PARK BRAKES, A STAND-OFF BRACKET WAS NOT INSTALLED. THE BRACKET SUPPORTS THE COPPER AIR COMPRESSOR DISCHARGE TUBE. NORMAL VEHICLE AND ENGINE VIBRATION CAN CAUSE THE UNSUPPORTED COPPER TUBE TO FAIL AT OR NEAR THE AIR COMPRESSOR CONNECTION.

Defect Consequence

A FAILED COMPRESSOR DISCHARGE TUBE COULD DEPLETE THE AIR SYSTEM AND MAY CAUSE THE PARKING BRAKES TO APPLY. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP UNEXPECTEDLY AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE STAND-OFF BRACKET AS NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 03515. CUSTOMERS CAN 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

Recall Number

08V353000

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

NAVISTAR IS RECALLING 24,975 MY 2003 THROUGH 2008 IC BE, CE, HC, AND RE SCHOOL AND COMMERCIAL BUSES AND 2002 THROUGH 2008 INTERNATIONAL 3200 AND 3300 MODEL BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 21, 2001 THROUGH DECEMBER 14, 2007, EQUIPPED WITH INTERNATIONAL VT365 ENGINES. THESE VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ENGINE HARD START, NO START, OR STALL CONDITIONS DUE TO POSSIBLY DAMAGED TERMINALS IN THE FUSE HOLDER CONNECTOR OF THE INJECTOR DRIVE MODULE (IDM) CLEAN BATTERY POWER CIRCUITS. THE TERMINALS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ELECTRICAL CONTINUITY TESTING IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.

Defect Consequence

THESE CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE IDM FUSE HOLDER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 3, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT NAVISTAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

NAVISTAR'S RECALL NO. 08506. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


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