INTERNATIONAL 1723 1990: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 1723 Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1981-01-01 - 1994-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 96V192000
Date Owner's Notified: 1996-12-10 Date Received by ODI: 1996-11-12 Date Added to Database: 1996-11-14
Manufacturers Involved: Navistar, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 171638
Summary:
      THESE BUSES HAVE A TURN SIGNAL LEVER THAT WILL NOT OPERATE CONSISTENTLY IN THE LANE CHANGE MODE IF THE LEVER IS NOT MOVED TO THE POSITION WHERE RESISTANCE TO MOVEMENT IS FELT.
Consequence:
      SHOULD THE REAR SIGNAL LAMPS NOT FLASH WHEN A LANE CHANGE WAS BEING MADE, IT COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FOLLOWING THE BUS TO COLLIDE WITH THE BUS INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy:
      OPERATORS WILL BE MAILED INFORMATION CONCERNING THE PROPER METHOD OF USING TURN SIGNALS. A DECAL WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED TO BE PLACED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL OF EACH BUS.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION:INFORMATION AND DECALS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNER BEGINNING DECEMBER 10, 1996.NOTE:OWNERS NOT RECEIVING THIS INFORMATION FREE OF CHARGE 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.