Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

 

Vehicle Make / Model:

   

Model Year(s):

     IC / RE

   

2011-2012

Manufacturer: NAVISTAR, INC

Mfr's Report Date: JUL 21, 2011

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V365000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 431

Summary:
NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 AND 2012 IC RE SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 4, 2010, THROUGH JUNE 16, 2011. THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE MAY RUB ON THE HYDRAULIC COOLER RESERVOIR MOUNTING BRACKET POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

Consequence:
AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY CAUSE A FIRE POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH.

Remedy:
NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 16, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes:
NAVISTAR'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11510. OWNERS 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 .