17510 – Air Brake Drop Hose Routing – 2015-2018 IC Bus RE School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V660
Manufacturer Navistar, Inc.
Components SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number of Units Affected 778

 

Brake Hose may Contact Tire

Contact with the tires may damage the service brake air hose, causing the brakes to become inoperative or lengthening the distance needed to stop the bus, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2015-2018 IC Bus RE school buses. The drop hose fittings for the air brakes may not be oriented correctly, and, as a result, the brake hoses may contact the tire when the wheels are turned to the limit.

 

Remedy

Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will reposition the drop hose fittings and replace any damaged drop hose or wheel speed sensor harness, free of charge. The recall began on November 21, 2017. Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 1-331-332-4331. Navistar’s number for this recall is 17510.

 

Notes

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.


17510

NOVEMBER 2017

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCRIT-17V660-7163.pdf

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Owner Notification Letter

NOVEMBER 2017

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCONL-17V660-0864.pdf

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Recall Acknowledgement

November 13, 2017

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V660-9291.pdf

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