NAVISTAR 4000 1997: PARKING BRAKE

Make : NAVISTAR Model : 4000 Year : 1997
Build Dates : 1997-06-02 - 1999-09-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V261000
Date Owner's Notified: 1999-10-04 Date Received by ODI: 1999-09-21 Date Added to Database: 1999-10-18
Manufacturers Involved: INTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99507
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2497
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPED WITH BOSCH 9" X 3" PARKING BRAKE, SPRING ACTUATED, FOR HYDRAULIC LESS AIR SOURCE AND ACTUATED BY PARKING BRAKE KNOB IN INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE PARKING BRAKE HOSE CHAFES AT VARIOUS POINTS THROUGH THE ROUTING OF THE HOSES TO AND FROM THE HAND CONTROL VALVE.
Consequence:
      THE PARKING BRAKE WILL AUTOMATICALLY APPLY IF PRESSURE IS LOST DUE TO A RUPTURED PARK BRAKE HOSE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HOSE ROUTING KIT TO PREVENT CHAFING AND REPLACE ALL CHAFED HOSES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 99507.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 4, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.