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Recalls - 2002 INTERNATIONAL 5900I

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

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Recall Number

05V569000

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

CERTAIN TRUCKS BUILT WITH A 8X6 WHEEL CONFIGURATION (TRIDEMS) FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, 'AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS.' THE AS-BUILT AIR BRAKE COMPONENT SIZE AND CONFIGURATION ARE INADEQUATE FOR THE EXTENDED WHEELBASES CAUSING THE MID-REAR AND REAR-REAR AXLE BRAKE APPLY TIMING TO BE NONCOMPLIANT WITH THE STANDARD.

Defect Consequence

THE LONGER BRAKE APPLY TIME MAY RESULT IN EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCES, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE AIR HOSING (TO 3/4" DIAMETER) FROM THE AIR TANK; AIR HOSING (TO 3/4") FROM THE ABS-MODULATOR VALVES TO SERVICE BRAKE QUICK RELEASE VALVES; AND THE SERVICE BRAKE QUICK RELEASE VALVES WILL BE UPGRADED WITH LARGER PORTS TO ACCOMMODATE HIGH AIR FLOW FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 05525. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO 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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