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International 8600 Recall, International Durastar Recall, International Prostar Recall, International Workstar Recall; Brake Danger

Vehicle Make / Model:     Model Year(s):
     INTERNATIONAL 8600     2013
     INTERNATIONAL DURASTAR     2012-2013
     INTERNATIONAL PROSTAR     2011-2013
     INTERNATIONAL WORKSTAR     2012
Manufacturer: NAVISTAR, INC Report Receipt Date: SEP 20, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V465000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:AIR:CHAMBER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 559   


2013 International 8600 Brake System Recall
Summary:
 Navistar is recalling certain model year 2013 International 8600, 2012 and 2013 Durastar, 2011-2013 ProStar, and 2012 WorkStar trucks, manufactured from November 23, 2010, through April 02, 2012, and equipped with piston spring brake feature code 04EVP. The piston bore area of the parking brake chamber may have an air leak could result in the parking brake not fully releasing.   

Consequence:
 If the parking brake does not fully release, the service brakes may lock up without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

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