INTERNATIONAL 1652 1998: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 1652 Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1997-04-01 - 2002-06-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V062000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-10-29 Date Received by ODI: 2003-02-25 Date Added to Database: 2003-03-05
Manufacturers Involved: Navistar, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 03502/04501
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 35074
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN SCHOOL AND TRANSIT BUSES BUILT WITH BOSCH ZERO OFFSET PIN SLIDE "ZOPS" HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES, THE ZOPS HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES MAY EXPERIENCE CALIPERS STICKING IN THE APPLIED POSITION, WHICH CAN RESULT IN EXCESSIVE OR ABNORMAL HEAT GENERATION AT ONE OR MORE OF THE BRAKES.
Consequence:
      THE COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS MAY COLLECTIVELY RESULT IN AN UNREASONABLE RISK TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY: POTENTIAL FIRE AT A WHEEL END, HIGH INCIDENT RATES OF STUCK CALIPERS, AND EVACUATION AND CONTAINMENT CONCERNS RELATING TO MULTIPLE PASSENGERS.
Remedy:
      INTERNATIONAL WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN OCTOBER 29, 2004.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 03502/04501.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.