INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 9000 1999: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

Make : INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER Model : 9000 Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1998-03-01 - 2000-07-13
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V232401
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-04-19 Date Received by ODI: 2000-08-21 Date Added to Database: 2000-11-20
Manufacturers Involved: INTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00511
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 62480
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRACTORS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT "ECU". THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1" CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2" A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 19, 2001.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 INTERNATINAL 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'.