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Navistar 4900 Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on 4900 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2000-01-10 due to a problem with the service brakes, air. Approximately 944 vehicles were involved. Since 1994, 4900's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the wheel bearing , connecting. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Navistar 4900 vehicles

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2000-01-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-01-10)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THERE IS INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE AIR BRAKE S-CAM AND THE END OF ONE OF THE KNUCKLE STUDS. AS THE BRAKE SHOE LINING WEARS, THE S-CAM ROTATION MAY BE LIMITED BY THE INTERFERING KNUCKLE STUD. IF THE S-CAM CAN NOT ROTATE THROUGH ITS FULL RANGE OF MOTION, THE BRAKING FORCE CAN NOT BE FULLY TRANSMITTED FROM THE BRAKE SHOE LININGS TO THE BRAKE DRUMS.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN A LONGER STOPPING DISTANCE OR A DRAGGING BRAKE CONDITION.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL SHORTEN THE INTERFERING KNUCKLE STUD TO ELIMINATE THE CLEARANCE PROBLEM.
Additional Info: INTERNATIONAL RECALL 99513.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 27, 1999. 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 NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V351000
   
1999-10-18 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-10-18)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH REAR LEAF SPRING SUSPENSIONS (MODELS 4700 BUILT WITH REAR LEAF SUSPENSIONS AND MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 9, THROUGH DECEMBER 16, 1998; MODELS 3400 AND 3800 BUILT WITH 14SBK REAR LEAF SPRING SUSPENSIONS AND BUILT APRIL 14 THROUGH MAY 10, 1999; AND MODELS 3400 AND 3800 BUILT WITH REAR LEAF SPRING SUSPENSIONS AND MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 10 THROUGH MAY 18, 1999). ON VEHICLES WHERE THE FRAME TO AXLE HOSE LENGTH WAS TOO LONG, A CHAFING CONDITION EXISTS ON SUSPENSION COMPONENTS, WHICH COULD RESULT IN HOSE RUPTURE. ON VEHICLES WHERE THE HOSES ARE TOO SHORT, A HOSE SEPARATION COULD OCCUR WITH SEVERE SUSPENSION ARTICULATION.
Hazard: IF A HOSE RUPTURES, THE REAR BRAKES WILL FAIL INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: SHORT HOSES WILL BE REPLACED AND THE LONG HOSES WILL HAVE A HOSE ROUTING KIT INSTALLED TO PREVENT ANY CHAFING PROBLEMS.
Additional Info: INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 99508.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 11, 1999.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 NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V262000
   
1999-03-23 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-03-23)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, TRANSIT AND SCHOOL BUSES, EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR AIR BRAKE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS. SOME OF THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS HAD INSUFFICIENT TORQUE APPLIED TO THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW.
Hazard: WITHOUT SUFFICIENT TORQUE ON THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW, THE BRAKES COULD GRADUALLY LOSE ADJUSTMENT, INCREASING THE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CHECK THE TORQUE ON THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTER GUIDE PAWL. IF THERE IS NO TORQUE, THE BRAKES WILL BE ADJUSTED AND THE GUIDE PAWL WILL BE TIGHTENED TO 15-20 FT. LBS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 22, 1999.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 NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V055001
   
1999-03-17 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-03-17)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCK CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH 16,000 LB., 18,000 LB., OR 20,000 LB. HEAVY DUTY STEERING AXLES. THE INNER WHEEL BEARING CONE FOR THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLY DOES NOT PROPERLY FIT ONTO THE NAVISTAR STEERING AXLE SPINDLE ASSEMBLY. IMPROPER FIT OF THE BEARING TO THE SPINDLE INCREASES THE STRESS LEVELS TO THE STEERING AXLE SPINDLE WHICH COULD CAUSE SPINDLE FAILURE.
Hazard: IF THE SPINDLE FAILS, A LOSS OF DRIVER CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE LEFT AND RIGHT HUB/DRUM ASSEMBLIES FROM THE STEERING AXLES AND REPLACE THE INNER WHEEL BEARING CONES AND CUPS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 29, 1999. 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 NAAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V014002
   
1999-02-25 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-02-25)
Recall Summary: SCHOOL, TRANSIT, OR HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPICER 6,000 OR 8,000 LB. FRONT STEER AXLES. THE TIE ROD END CAN PULL OUTBOARD AND SEPARATE FROM THE TIE ROD TUBE DUE TO IMPROPER THREAD ENGAGEMENT BETWEEN THE MALE TIE ROD END AND THE FEMALE TUBE.
Hazard: SEPARATION OF THE TIE ROD END COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE COMPLETE TIE ROD ASSEMBLY.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 29, 1999. 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 NAVISTAR AT 1-800-448-7825.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V033001
   
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