INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 9000 1998: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Make : INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER Model : 9000 Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1998-03-01 - 2000-05-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V176000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-07-12 Date Received by ODI: 2000-07-03 Date Added to Database: 2000-07-11
Manufacturers Involved: INTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00505
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 104302
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS. THE ABS SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS CHAFES WHICH CAN LEAD TO A FALSE SIGNAL BEING SENT TO THE BENDIX ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT "ECU".
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE THE AIR ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SENSOR WIRING ROUTING AND RE-ROUTE OR REPLACE THE ABS SENSORS AS REQUIRED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 12, 2000. 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 INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.