INTERNATIONAL 7700 2004: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 7700 Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-12-16 - 2004-04-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V306000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-08-16 Date Received by ODI: 2004-06-30 Date Added to Database: 2004-06-30
Manufacturers Involved: Navistar, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04510
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 18545
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH INTERNATIONAL DT530, CUMMINS, OR CATERPILLAR I-6 ENGINES, THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE BETWEEN THE BATTERIES AND THE STARTER MAY RUB AGAINST AN ELECTRICAL GROUND CABLE BETWEEN THE STARTER AND FRAME RAIL.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT AND/OR FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR ANY CHAFING. IF THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF CHAFING, A SADDLE CLAMP WILL BE INSTALLED. IF THERE IS EVIDENCE OF CHAFING, THE DAMAGED CABLES WILL BE REPLACED AND THE SADDLE CLAMP INSTALLED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04510. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.