INTERNATIONAL MXT 2007: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : MXT Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-05-20 - 2007-07-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V499000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-02-22 Date Received by ODI: 2007-10-25 Date Added to Database: 2007-10-25
Manufacturers Involved: Navistar, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07514
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 27
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLES THAT SUPPLY POWER FROM THE BATTERIES TO THE STARTER MAY BE ROUTED NEAR THE ENGINE'S EXHAUST MANIFOLD. THE EXCESS HEAT GENERATED BY THE MANIFOLD CAN CAUSE THE CABLE'S INSULATION TO MELT, EXPOSING BARE WIRE.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT OR A FIRE, WHICH CAN RESULT IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BATTERY CABLES AND REPLACE THEM IF NECESSARY AND REROUTE THEM AWAY FROM THE ENGINE EXHAUST MANIFOLD FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 22, 2008. 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. 07514.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.