International Harvester 5500i Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on 5500i vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2001-06-11 due to a problem with the idler and attachment. Approximately 109 vehicles were involved. Since 2001, 5500i's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for International Harvester 5500i
|2001-06-11||(Published by NHTSA on 2001-06-11)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 20,000 POUND RATED DANA I-200 FRONT STEER AXLES. THERE ARE VISIBLE CRACKS IN THE SEAL DIAMETER AND LARGE BEARING DIAMETER ON THE FRONT AXLE KNUCKLES, WHICH CAN REDUCE THE LIFE EXPECTANCY OF THE KNUCKLES.|
|Hazard:||IF ONE OF THE SUSPECT STEERING KNUCKLES FAILS, THE WHEEL AT THAT WHEEL END WOULD COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE WITHOUT WARNING AND THE DRIVER WOULD EXPERIENCE A SUDDEN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TWO FRONT STEERING KNUCKLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 20, 2001. 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 INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.|
|Additional Info:||ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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