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1994 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 Recall - Campaign #94V196000

 
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1994 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 RECALL - #94V196000

RECALL FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL : ACCELERATOR PEDAL

THE BASE OF THE ELECTRONIC ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS MADE OF DIE CAST ALUMINUM. THE BASE MOUNTS DIRECTLY TO THE CAB FIREWALL. THE CAB FIREWALL IS NOT RIGID ENOUGH OR FLAT ENOUGH AT THE MOUNTING SURFACE, CAUSING STRESS ON THE ACCELERATOR BASE THAT WILL CAUSE THE MOUNTING PADS ON THE BASE OF THE PEDAL ASSEMBLY TO FAIL AND TOTALLY SEPARATE FROM THE FIREWALL.

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Vehicle 1994 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100
Manufacturer INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE
Manufactured between 1/1/1994 - 6/1/1994
Recalled on 10/28/1994
Influenced by INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE
Owners Notified on 10/17/1994
# Affected 6,449
Recalled for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Description THE BASE OF THE ELECTRONIC ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS MADE OF DIE CAST ALUMINUM. THE BASE MOUNTS DIRECTLY TO THE CAB FIREWALL. THE CAB FIREWALL IS NOT RIGID ENOUGH OR FLAT ENOUGH AT THE MOUNTING SURFACE, CAUSING STRESS ON THE ACCELERATOR BASE THAT WILL CAUSE THE MOUNTING PADS ON THE BASE OF THE PEDAL ASSEMBLY TO FAIL AND TOTALLY SEPARATE FROM THE FIREWALL.
Consequences THIS CAN CAUSE LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL, DRIVER DISTRACTION, AND RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY AND INSTALL A PLATE BETWEEN THE ACCELERATOR MOUNTING BASE AND THE FIREWALL ON THOSE UNITS WHERE THE BASE IS NOT BROKEN AND HAS NO VISIBLE SIGNS OF A CRACK. IF THE BASE IS BROKEN OR CRACKED, THE ACCELERATOR ASSEMBLY WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEW REDESIGNED ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY.
Notes SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL; PEDAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES, SCHOOL BUSES, HEAVY AND MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME 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 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ENGINE, GASOLINE, TURBO-CHARGER
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