INTERNATIONAL 9900 2002: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 9900 Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2002-11-01 - 2003-05-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V482000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-11-19 Date Received by ODI: 2004-10-07 Date Added to Database: 2004-10-13
Manufacturers Involved: Navistar, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04517
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS,THE LOWER TIE ROD ARMS ON CERTAIN AXLES WERE NOT INDUCTION HARDENED AS REQUIRED BY INTERNATIONAL'S SPECIFICATION.
Consequence:
      WITHOUT THE INDUCTION HARDENING PROCESS BEING PERFORMED, THE TIE ROD ARM MAY FATIGUE DURING THE EXPECTED LIFE OF THE VEHICLE. A FATIGUE FAILURE OF THE TIE ROD ARM MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE STEERING CONTROL THAT CAN POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE LOWER TIE ROD ARMS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 19, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE AT 1-800-448-7825.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04517.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.