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International Terrastar Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on Terrastar vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-03-08 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-03-26, was due to a problem with the linkage and cable. Approximately 2747 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, Terrastar's have experienced approximately 7 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the blower, software, equipment, visibility and shaft pitman. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional International Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled International Terrastar vehicles

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2016-03-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-03-26)
Recall Summary: Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain model year 2016 International 1300 trucks manufactured February 26, 2015, to May 12, 2015, 2016-2017 International DuraStar trucks manufactured January 28, 2015, to February 4, 2016, International TerraStar trucks manufactured January 28, 2015, to February 1, 2016, and 2016 IC AC transit buses manufactured January 28, 2015, to February 2, 2015. The metal connecting clip that connects the hand operated parking brake actuator cable to the intermediate parking brake cable may fail.
Hazard: If the parking brake cable connection fails, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.
Remedy: Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the hand parking brake cable connector clips, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 7, 2016. Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar's number for this recall is 16504.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V141000
   
2015-04-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 International DuraStar, ProStar, TranStar and WorkStar, 2012-2015 International TerraStar, 2013-2015 International LoneStar and IC Bus HC, and 2014-2015 IC Bus AC vehicles. A vehicle double battery jump start or electrical load dump event could result in an overvoltage condition of a component within the HVAC system linear power module (LPM) which is used to control the blower speed. The overvoltage condition could result in the overheating and failure of the LPM.
Hazard: If the LPM overheats and fails, there is an increased risk of a fire.
Remedy: Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the LPM with an upgraded one, free of charge. An interim letter was mailed to owners on June 18, 2015. A second notification will mailed when parts become available. The recall is expected to begin June 22, 2015. Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar's number for this recall is 15509.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V241000
   
2014-02-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-13)
Recall Summary: Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 International DuraStar Trucks and 2012-2014 International TerraStar trucks intended for emergency vehicle operations manufactured from February 25, 2010, through February 18, 2013, and equipped with 2010 MaxxForce 7 V8 diesel engines. In the affected vehicles, the Engine Warning Protection Shutdown (EWPS) was inadvertently re-enabled when the Engine Control Module (ECM) was recalibrated.
Hazard: If the Engine Warning Protection System is enabled and certain engine faults occur, the emergency vehicle may shutdown (EWPS) hampering rescue operations and increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the ECM software to ensure that the EWPS is disabled, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around March 19, 2014. Owners may contact Navistar at 1-331-332-5000. Navistar's recall number for this campaign is 14505.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V063000
   
2013-07-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-07-23)
Recall Summary: Matthews Specialty Vehicles is recalling one model year 2013 Freightliner XCR bus manufactured June 27, 2013; and one model year 2000 Thomas Built FE bus manufactured April 15, 2013; and model year 2013 International TerraStar buses manufactured June 12, 2013; and one model year 2011 Thomas Built CHSU/Mickey bus manufactured April 24, 2013. Due to a design change in the power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
Hazard: If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Matthews Specialty Vehicles will notify the owner and Dometic staff will replace the affected motor with one of a different design. The recall is expected to begin mid-July 2013. Owners may contact Dometic at 1-888-447-0003 for more information. Owners are being instructed not to drive their vehicle until repairs can be performed.
Additional Info: 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 www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V306000
   
2013-04-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-04-17)
Recall Summary: Navistar is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 International Lonestar, model year 2012-2013 International Terrastar and model year 2011-2013 International DuraStar, ProStar, TranStar, and WorkStar commercial trucks manufactured from June 1, 2010, through March 7, 2012 and equipped with day cab codes 16CAB, 16030, or 16196 and feature codes 16WCE, 16WCR, 16XWD, 16XWE, 16XWV, 16XXB, 16XXD, 16XXE, 16XXG, or 16XYN sun shades. The sun shade may not be properly secured to the cab roof panel which may result in partial or full separation of the sun shade from the roof panel.
Hazard: If the sun shade separates from the cab roof during vehicle operation, the sudden release of the sun shade could distract the driver increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and strengthen the sun shade mounting, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin by June 17, 2013. Owners may contact Navistar at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar's campaign number is 13505.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.Navistar's number for this campaign is 13505.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V146000
   
2012-04-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-04-17)
Recall Summary: NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 INTERNATIONAL TERRASTAR TRUCKS, MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 23, 2011, THROUGH NOVEMBER 16, 2011 AND EQUIPPED WITH A SHEPPARD M83 STEERING GEAR (FEATURE CODE 05PSN). THE FASTENER ATTACHING THE PITMAN ARM TO THE STEERING GEAR SHIFT MAY HAVE BEEN OVER TIGHTENED. AS A RESULT, THE SECURING BOLT MAY FAIL AND THE PITMAN ARM MAY SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING GEAR.
Hazard: IF THIS OCCURS, A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD RESULT, INCREASING THE RISK OF CRASH RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH.
Remedy: NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PITMAN ARM FASTENERS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL began on ABOUT JUNE 12, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.
Additional Info: NAVISTAR'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 12514.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V170000
   
2011-05-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-05-19)
Recall Summary: NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 IC AC, BE, CE, HC AND INTERNATIONAL 4300, AND TERRASTAR COMMERCIAL TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 25, 2010, THROUGH APRIL 4, 2011, AND EQUIPPED WITH A MAXXFORCE 7 ENGINE. A CAP ON THE RETURN FUEL VALVE MAY FALL OFF ALLOWING AIR TO BE DRAWN INTO THE FUEL SYSTEM POSSIBLY RESULTING IN ENGINE HARD START, NO START, OR STALL CONDITIONS.
Hazard: ENGINE STALL ON THE ROADWAY INCREASES THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RETURN FUEL VALVE CAP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 18, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.
Additional Info: NAVISTAR'S SAFETY RECALL NO. 11507.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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V290000
   
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