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Recalls - 2009 INTERNATIONAL 4300

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

Recall Number

08V619000

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 977 MY 2009 INTERNATIONAL 3200, 4100, 4300, 4400 TRUCKS AND IC BUS HC COMMERCIAL BUSES. THE FRONT AXLE BEARINGS IN SOME CASES WERE NOT SUFFICIENTLY LUBRICATED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY RESULT IN BEARING SEIZING OR POSSIBLE WHEEL SEPARATION.

Defect Consequence

A SEIZED BEARING ON THE FRONT AXLE COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WHICH MAY RESULT IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT AXLE BEARINGS. BEARINGS WILL BE LUBRICATED AND REPLACED IF REQUIRED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 19, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

NAVISTAR RECALL NO. 08511. 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.


Component Description

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Recall Number

09V101000

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 RECALL 7,521 MY 2009 INTERNATIONAL MODEL TRUCKS AND MY 2009 AND 2010 IC SCHOOL AND TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 1, 2008 TO DECEMBER 12, 2008, EQUIPPED WITH A HORTON 2-SPEED FAN DRIVE, IDENTIFIED BY FEATURE CODE 12THT. THE FASTENERS THAT CONNECT THE MAGNET BRACKETS TO THE AIR CHAMBER HOUSING OF THE 2-SPEED ENGINE FAN COULD FAIL RESULTING IN THE MAGNET BRACKET BEING THROWN FROM THE FAN DRIVE AND THE VEHICLE AT HIGH SPEED.

Defect Consequence

THE BRACKET COULD SEPARATE AND STRIKE A PERSON OR MOTOR VEHICLE RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, AND/OR DEATH.

Defect Corrective Action

NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY REPLACING THE ENGINE FAN DRIVE AIR CHAMBER AND MAGNET BRACKETS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JUNE 1, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

NAVISTAR'S RECALL NO. 09502. OWNERS 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 .


Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Recall Number

10V104000

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 HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA ABOUT A DEFECT IN CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 IC CE, HC, AND BE COMMERCIAL BUSES AND INTERNATIONAL 1300, 3200, 3300, 4100, 4200, 4300, 4400, AND MXT TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 19, 2003 THROUGH FEBRUARY 9, 2010. THE PARKING BRAKE MAY RELEASE IF THE BRAKE SYSTEM ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE MISINTERPRETS INPUT SIGNALS GENERATED FROM CYCLING THE IGNITION SWITCH MORE THAN ONCE AT A SPECIFIC FREQUENCY.

Defect Consequence

RELEASE OF THE PARKING BRAKE MAY CAUSE SUDDEN, UNEXPECTED SHIFT IN VEHICLE POSITION POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL DAMAGE, OR DEATH.

Defect Corrective Action

NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY REPROGRAMMING THE VEHICLE'S BRAKE SYSTEM ECU FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 14, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-260-461-1890.

Notes

NAVISTAR'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10505. OWNERS 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 .


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Recall Number

10V107000

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 HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT ON CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL JUMP START STUD. CORROSION AT THE BASE OF THE STUD MAY CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT BETWEEN THE STUD AND BATTERY BOX.

Defect Consequence

AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

A FINAL REMEDY HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED. NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY INSTALLING A NEW JUMP START STUD. REPAIRS WILL BE PREFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. AN INTERIM ACTION WILL INVOLVE THE REMOVAL OF THE JUMP START STUD AND THE CONNECTING CABLE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INTERNATIONAL DEALERS AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes

NAVISTAR'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10506. OWNERS 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 .


Component Description

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall Number

14V042000

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 Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 IC bus 3200, model year 2012 and 2014 IC bus CE and model year 2011-2013 IC bus HC transit buses and model year 2008-2013 International 4300 and model year 2013 International Workstar commercial trucks equipped with Eaton hybrid automated transmissions. The software controlling the affected transmissions may improperly raise the vehicle's engine speed during downshifts without the driver's input.

Defect Consequence

The increase in engine speed may result in unintended acceleration, increasing the risk of a crash.

Defect Corrective Action

Navistar will notify owners and Eaton authorized service facilities will update the Hybrid Control Module Software version, free of charge. The recall began on May 28, 2014. Owners may contact Navistar at 1-331-332-1590.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Recall Number

14V186000

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

DUECO Inc. (DUECO), a manufacturer of utility vehicles, is recalling certain Dueco-modified model year 2009-2011 International 4300, 2010 International 4400, 2009 and 2011 International 7400, 2010 Freightliner M2, 2008-2009 GMC C5500, and 2011 Ford F-750 vehicles, equipped with Sure Power DC-DC converters containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.

Defect Consequence

Once electrically conductive, the material is capable of melting and burning, increasing the risk of a fire.

Defect Corrective Action

DUECO will notify owners, and Sure Power will replace the converters, free of charge. The recall began on May 29, 2014. Owners may contact Dueco at 1-800-558-4004.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


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