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1994 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 Recall - Campaign #94V144000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1994 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 RECALL - #94V144000

RECALL FOR ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING : ENGINE : GASOLINE : TURBO-CHARGER

FOUR COMPRESSION BACKPLATE RETAINING FASTENERS ON THE TURBO-CHARGER WERE TORQUED ONLY HAND TIGHT. THIS ALLOWS THE FASTENERS TO LOOSEN, AND CAUSES OIL TO LEAK INTO THE COMPRESSOR AIR SIDE OF THE TURBO-CHARGER WHICH, WHEN COUPLED WITH THE HEAT PRECIPITATED BY THE COMPRESSOR AND THE MIXING ACTION OF THE COMPRESSOR WHEEL, CAN RESULT IN AN AIR/OIL MIXTURE THAT FUELS THE ENGINE.

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Vehicle 1994 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100
Manufacturer INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE
Manufactured between 1/1/1994 - 3/1/1994
Recalled on 8/17/1994
Influenced by INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE
Owners Notified on 8/23/1994
# Affected 373
Recalled for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
Description FOUR COMPRESSION BACKPLATE RETAINING FASTENERS ON THE TURBO-CHARGER WERE TORQUED ONLY HAND TIGHT. THIS ALLOWS THE FASTENERS TO LOOSEN, AND CAUSES OIL TO LEAK INTO THE COMPRESSOR AIR SIDE OF THE TURBO-CHARGER WHICH, WHEN COUPLED WITH THE HEAT PRECIPITATED BY THE COMPRESSOR AND THE MIXING ACTION OF THE COMPRESSOR WHEEL, CAN RESULT IN AN AIR/OIL MIXTURE THAT FUELS THE ENGINE.
Consequences WHEN THIS OCCURS, ENGINE RUN-ON AND SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF OPERATOR CONTROL VIA THE NORMAL THROTTLE MECHANISM CAN OCCUR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Corrective action REPLACE THE SUSPECT TURBO-CHARGER WITH A NEW TURBO-CHARGER.
Notes SYSTEM: ENGINE; TURBO-CHARGER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS AND BUSES EQUIPPED WITH NAVISTAR I-6 ENGINES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1994 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, ACCELERATOR PEDAL
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