Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Navistar Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s)
INTERNATIONAL / LONESTAR: 2012-2013
INTERNATIONAL / PAYSTAR: 2010-2013
INTERNATIONAL / PROSTAR: 2010-2013
INTERNATIONAL / TRANSTAR: 2010-2013
INTERNATIONAL / WORKSTAR: 2010-2013

Manufacturer: NAVISTAR, INC

Mfr's Report Date: MAY 01, 2012 NHTSA

CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V196000 NHTSA

Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 19,264

Summary:
NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2013 PAYSTAR, WORKSTAR, TRANSTAR, AND PROSTAR, AND MODEL YEAR 2012 AND 2013 LONESTAR COMMERCIAL TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 2009, THROUGH APRIL 4, 2012, EQUIPPED WITH A MAXXFORCE 11 OR 13 ENGINE (FEATURE CODE 12UXJ OR 12UXH) AND WITH BOSCH ALTERNATOR FEATURE CODES 08GGN, 08GGR, 08GHG, OR 08GHH. THE ALTERNATOR CABLE MAY RUB ON THE HIGH PRESSURE POWER STEERING HOSE, POSSIBLY CHAFING ITS INSULATION AND CAUSING AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

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

Remedy:
NAVISTAR WILL INSTALL A STANDOFF BRACKET AND IMPROVE HARNESS ROUTING TO BETTER ROUTE THE ALTERNATOR WIRES AWAY FROM THE POWER STEERING HOSE. NAVISTAR DID NOT PROVIDE AN EXPECTED START DATE FOR THE RECALL, BUT AN INTERIM NOTICE WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS IF PARTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BEFORE JUNE 30, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.

Notes:
NAVISTAR'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 12515. THIS RECALL SUPERSEDES SAFETY RECALL 11V-426, NAVISTAR CAMPAIGN NUMBER 11516. ALL OWNERS THAT HAD THEIR VEHICLES REPAIRED UNDER THE EARLIER recall CAMPAIGN WILL NEED TO HAVE THEIR VEHICLE REMEDIED UNDER THIS ONE. 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 .