NAVISTAR 5000 1996: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Make : NAVISTAR Model : 5000 Year : 1996
Build Dates : 1996-07-15 - 1997-01-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 97V118000
Date Owner's Notified: 1997-08-26 Date Received by ODI: 1997-07-28 Date Added to Database: 1997-07-30
Manufacturers Involved: INTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 443
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SIX-SPOKE WHEEL ASSEMBLIES. THESE VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH THE WRONG COMBINATIONS OF WHEEL ASSEMBLY PARTS. SHOULD THE SIX-SPOKE WHEEL ASSEMBLY HAVE MIS-MATCHED PARTS, HIGH STRESSES IN THE WHEEL STUDS AND POTENTIAL WHEEL FAILURES CAN OCCUR.
Consequence:
      STUD FAILURES CAN OCCUR RESULTING IN A WHEEL SEPARATION INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE WHEELS AND MAKE THE NECESSARY COMBINATION CORRECTIONS. ALSO OPERATOR INSTRUCTIONS AND VISUAL AIDS WILL BE UPDATED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      NOTE:OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN AUGUST 26, 1997.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 1-800-424-9393.