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International truck recalls

INTERNATIONAL LONESTAR 2012-2013

INTERNATIONAL PAYSTAR 2010-2013
INTERNATIONAL PROSTAR 2010-2013
INTERNATIONAL TRANSTAR 2010-2013
INTERNATIONAL WORKSTAR 2010-2013

Manufacturer: NAVISTAR, INC Mfr's Report Date: MAY 01, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V196000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 19,264

Summary:
NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2013 PAYSTAR, WORKSTAR, TRANSTAR, AND PROSTAR, AND MODEL YEAR 2012 AND 2013 LONESTAR COMMERCIAL TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 2009, THROUGH APRIL 4, 2012, EQUIPPED WITH A MAXXFORCE 11 OR 13 ENGINE (FEATURE CODE 12UXJ OR 12UXH) AND WITH BOSCH ALTERNATOR FEATURE CODES 08GGN, 08GGR, 08GHG, OR 08GHH. THE ALTERNATOR CABLE MAY RUB ON THE HIGH PRESSURE POWER STEERING HOSE, POSSIBLY CHAFING ITS INSULATION AND CAUSING AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

Consequence:
AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH.

Remedy:NAVISTAR WILL INSTALL A STANDOFF BRACKET AND IMPROVE HARNESS ROUTING TO BETTER ROUTE THE ALTERNATOR WIRES AWAY FROM THE POWER STEERING HOSE. NAVISTAR DID NOT PROVIDE AN EXPECTED START DATE FOR THE RECALL, BUT AN INTERIM NOTICE WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS IF PARTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BEFORE JUNE 30, 2012.

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