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International Trucks Recalled, 4 lines

INTERNATIONAL PAYSTAR 2010-2012
INTERNATIONAL PROSTAR 2010-2012
INTERNATIONAL TRANSTAR 2010-2012
INTERNATIONAL WORKSTAR 2010-2012

Manufacturer: NAVISTAR, INC Mfr's Report Date: AUG 17, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V426000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,663

Summary:
NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 PAYSTAR, WORKSTAR, TRANSTAR, AND PROSTAR COMMERCIAL TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 2009, THROUGH MAY 31, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH A MAXXFORCE 11 OR 13 ENGINE (FEATURE CODE 12UXJ OR 12UXH) AND WITH ALTERNATOR FEATURE CODE 08GGN, 08GGR, 08 GHG, 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 BRACKET TO ROUTE THE 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 UNTIL AFTER OCTOBER 14, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825. This recall has been superseded by another recall, 12v-196.

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