International 8500 Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on 8500 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-03-17 due to a problem with the battery. Approximately 29460 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, 8500's have experienced approximately 8 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the fan, engine and engine cooling, non-powered axle assembly, fifth wheel assembly and structure. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for International 8500
|2010-03-17||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-03-17)|
|Recall Summary:||NAVISTAR HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT ON CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL JUMP START STUD. CORROSION AT THE BASE OF THE STUD MAY CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT BETWEEN THE STUD AND BATTERY BOX.|
|Hazard:||AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.|
|Remedy:||A FINAL REMEDY HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED. NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY INSTALLING A NEW JUMP START STUD. REPAIRS WILL BE PREFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. AN INTERIM ACTION WILL INVOLVE THE REMOVAL OF THE JUMP START STUD AND THE CONNECTING CABLE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INTERNATIONAL DEALERS AT 1-800-448-7825.|
|Additional Info:||NAVISTAR'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS10506.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 .|
|2009-03-30||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-03-30)|
|Recall Summary:||NAVISTAR IS RECALL 7,521 MY 2009 INTERNATIONAL MODEL TRUCKS AND MY 2009 AND 2010 IC SCHOOL AND TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 1, 2008 TO DECEMBER 12, 2008, EQUIPPED WITH A HORTON 2-SPEED FAN DRIVE, IDENTIFIED BY FEATURE CODE 12THT. THE FASTENERS THAT CONNECT THE MAGNET BRACKETS TO THE AIR CHAMBER HOUSING OF THE 2-SPEED ENGINE FAN COULD FAIL RESULTING IN THE MAGNET BRACKET BEING THROWN FROM THE FAN DRIVE AND THE VEHICLE AT HIGH SPEED.|
|Hazard:||THE BRACKET COULD SEPARATE AND STRIKE A PERSON OR MOTOR VEHICLE RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, AND/OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY REPLACING THE ENGINE FAN DRIVE AIR CHAMBER AND MAGNET BRACKETS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JUNE 1, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-448-7825.|
|Additional Info:||NAVISTAR'S RECALL NO. 09502.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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.