International Harvester FC Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on FC vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2002-02-27 due to a problem with the master cylinder. Approximately 2678 vehicles were involved. Since 1992, FC'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 FC
|2002-02-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2002-02-27)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES, GALVANIC CORROSION ON THE DIE CAST ADAPTER PLATE CAUSES DISTORTION OF THE WAGON WHEEL SEALS THAT ARE MOUNTED ON THE ADAPTER PLATE. IF THE SEALS BECOME DISTORTED, THE TIPPER VALVES CANNOT PROPERLY SEAT AGAINST THE WAGON WHEEL SEALS. IF THE TIPPER VALVES CANNOT SEAT COMPLETELY, THE FLUID CAN BACK FLOW PAST THE VALVES TOWARDS THE RESERVOIR AND CREATE A PRESSURE LOSS FOR THE FRONT BRAKES, THE REAR BRAKES, OR BOTH.|
|Hazard:||THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN AN EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCE WITHOUT WARNING TO THE DRIVER AND THE DRIVER MAY FEEL THE PEDAL FADE OR GO COMPLETELY TO THE FLOOR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND THE MASTER CYLINDERS FOUND TO HAVE THE ORIGINAL DIE CAST ADAPTER PLATE DESIGN WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 22, 2002. 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:||CUSTOMERS CAN 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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