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1995 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 Recall - Campaign #95V144000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1995 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 RECALL - #95V144000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : FOUNDATION COMPONENTS : HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY PLUMBED BRAKE SYSTEM WHICH AFFECTS THE BRAKING ON THE REAR AXLE WHEN RUNNING EITHER BOBTAIL OR PULLING A TRAILER.

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Vehicle 1995 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100
Manufacturer INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE
Manufactured between 4/1/1995 - 5/1/1995
Recalled on 8/18/1995
Influenced by INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE
Owners Notified on 8/15/1995
# Affected 278
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Description THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY PLUMBED BRAKE SYSTEM WHICH AFFECTS THE BRAKING ON THE REAR AXLE WHEN RUNNING EITHER BOBTAIL OR PULLING A TRAILER.
Consequences THIS CONDITION CAN AFFECT THE STOPPING ABILITY OF THE VEHICLE BECAUSE THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES AND TRAILER'S BRAKES WOULD BE DOING MOST OF THE BRAKING. INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES WOULD BE REQUIRED CAUSING ACCELERATED WEAR ON THE STEER AXLE AND THE TRAILER BRAKES.
Corrective action NAVISTAR DEALERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES AND REPAIR BY INSTALLING BRAKE LINES AND FITTINGS AS REQUIRED.
Notes SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; NONMETALLIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK TRACTORS BUILT WITH PROPORTIONAL BRAKES.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD 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 1995 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ENGINE, GASOLINE, TURBO-CHARGER

1995 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 8100 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, ACCELERATOR PEDAL
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