INTERNATIONAL 4000 2003: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 4000 Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2000-11-21 - 2008-05-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V258000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-07-10 Date Received by ODI: 2008-06-05 Date Added to Database: 2008-06-09
Manufacturers Involved: Navistar, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08505
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 51588
Summary:
      NAVISTAR IS RECALLING 51,588 HEAVY TRUCKS, COMMERCIAL BUSES AND SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 21, 2000 AND MAY 21, 2008, EQUIPPED WITH ONE OR MORE REMOTE POWER MODULES. THE POTTING MATERIAL THAT ENCAPSULATES THE CIRCUIT BOARD OF THE VEHICLE'S REMOTE POWER MODULE MAY NOT SUFFICIENTLY SEAL THE CIRCUIT BOARD FROM WATER AND CONTAMINATION INTRUSION. IF THE ENCAPSULATION IS COMPROMISED, WATER AND CONTAMINANTS MAY CAUSE AN INTERNAL ELECTRICAL SHORT, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
Consequence:
      A FIRE COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 10, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-280-461-1890.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      NAVISTAR RECALL NO. 08505.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.