False Brake Light Warning - 2019-2020 Navistar IC Bus CE School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V902
Manufacturer Navistar, Inc.
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 475

 

False Brake Light Warning

A false code or a brake warning light may lead a driver to immediately pull over to transfer passengers to another bus, which can increase the risk of injury. Additionally, if the driver is aware that the warning is false, they may continue to use the bus, and in the event of an actual brake system problem, the driver will not be warned, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2019-2020 IC Bus CE school buses equipped with hydraulic brakes. The brake pressure switch on these buses may become stuck possibly resulting in a false fault code and brake warning light on the instrument cluster.

 

Remedy

Navistar has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and replace any switch found from the suspect lot, free of charge. The recall began January 30, 2019. Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar's number for this recall is 18520.

 

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.


Remedy Instructions and TSB

January, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V902-0697.pdf

Download (PDF, 189KB)


Owner Notification Letter

January, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCONL-18V902-7183.pdf

Download (PDF, 39KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

February 8, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V902-4420.pdf

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V902&docType=RCL


 

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Last update on 2019-04-24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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