INTERNATIONAL 7700 2004: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 7700 Year : 2004
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V567000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-12-21 Date Received by ODI: 2005-12-21 Date Added to Database: 2005-12-21
Manufacturers Involved: Navistar, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05523
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6848
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES, THE ENGINE ELECTRICAL GROUND CABLE THAT CONNECTS THE ENGINE BLOCK WITH THE STARTER MAY BE ROUTED IN A WAY THAT COULD CAUSE CHAFING AGAINST THE STARTER'S POSITIVE BATTERY CABLES.
Consequence:
      IF CHAFING OCCURS BETWEEN THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CABLES, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY RESULT AND MAY CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ENGINE GROUND CABLES FOR PROPER ROUTING. IF ANY CHAFING IS FOUND, THE ENGINE BLOCK GROUND CABLE WILL BE REPLACED WITH A SHORTER "280MM" CABLE AND ANY OTHER DAMAGED CABLES WILL BE REPLACED AND ROUTED CORRECTLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 21, 2005. OWNERS MAY 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.05523.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO 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.