Complete List Of NHTSA June 2004 Recalls - Is Your Car Here?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released a list of auto safety recalls announced in June 2004 and urged consumers to have the problems fixed promptly.

This list identifies the make and model of the vehicle or equipment involved, with a brief description of the safety problem.

NHTSA said it is publicizing the recalls to alert consumers about safety problems and encourages them to take action. Under Federal law, safety problems must be remedied without cost to consumers. Currently, 72 percent of the owners of vehicles with safety problems have the recall work performed.

NHTSA said manufacturers are required to mail a recall notice to all purchasers, owners, and dealers when a safety defect or noncompliance with Federal safety standards is found. The agency urges owners to wait until they receive notification from the manufacturer before contacting their dealers to schedule the repair work. Not all vehicles of a particular make and model may be subject to the recall.

Consumers can get up-to-the-minute information on safety recall campaigns, or information on the recall history of a particular make and model of car, truck, motorcycle, or child safety seat, by calling the agency’s toll-free Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236), or by accessing NHTSA on the Internet at The Hotline also can be used to report safety problems.




SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGNS
June 2004

    VEHICLES:

    CARS, VANS, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS AND MOTORCYCLES

    American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
    Models:    Honda CR-V                   Years:      2002-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  130,617
    Dates of Manufacture:  April 2002 – April 2004
    Defect:  On certain sport utility vehicles, the wiring harness of the driver’s front air bag was incorrectly wired. In the event of a crash, the air bag inflation rate will be incorrect, which could increase the risk of injury.
    Remedy:  Dealers will repair the wiring. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V255/Honda Recall No. P34]

    American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
    Models:    Honda Accord                   Years:      2000-2001
    Number Potentially Involved:  19,572
    Dates of Manufacture:  May 1999 – October 2000
    Defect:  On certain passenger vehicles, the dimmer control for the instrument panel lights could fail due to heat buildup. If this occurs, the instrument lights may fail and, at night, the driver may not be able to see the instrument panel gauges, such as the speedometer.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace a multiplex control unit for the instrument panel lights. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V256/Honda Recall No. P36]

    American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
    Models:    Honda S2000                   Year:      2000
    Number Potentially Involved:  7,067
    Dates of Manufacture:  June 1999 – April 2000
    Noncompliance:  Certain passenger vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The side marker lamp lens and side reflex reflector lens in the tail lamp assembly were manufactured with incorrect dye.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the tail light assemblies. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V257/Honda Recall No. P35]

    American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
    Models:    Honda FSC600                   Years:      2002-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  7,494
    Dates of Manufacture:  November 2001 – December 2003
    Defect:  On certain motorcycles, the main stand is attached to the frame with two brackets, nuts and bolts. The nuts are spot-welded to the brackets. If clearance exists between the nut and bracket, the spot welds may break when the bolt is torqued. Over time, a bolt can loosen and fall out. The main stand could partially or completely detach from the frame, interfering with or damaging the rear wheel, and increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. A completely detached stand falling on the roadway also creates a hazard for other vehicles.
    Remedy:  Dealers will install new brackets, longer bolts, and locknuts. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V290/Honda Recall No. P37]

    Bayerische Motoren Werke
    Models:    BMW R12-00 GS                   Year:      2005
    Number Potentially Involved:  99
    Dates of Manufacture:  January - March 2004
    Defect:  On certain motorcycles, the Integral Anti-lock Brake System (IABS) sensor sealing O-ring connection at the rear axle housing may have been damaged during the assembly process, causing oil leakage. If this happens, oil could contact the rear wheel and the rear wheel brake disk. The rider may not be able to control the motorcycle, which could result in a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the rear wheel IABS sensor sealing O-ring. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V297]

    Bayerische Motoren Werke

    Models:   BMW 5 Series Year:     2004
      BMW 6 Series Year:     2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  7,532
    Dates of Manufacture:  September 2003 – April 2004
    Defect:  On certain passenger vehicles equipped with 8-cylinder engines, a circular retention clip at the quick-release coupling along the fuel supply line was inadvertently not installed. In the event of a severe frontal crash, the quick-release coupling could separate, causing fuel leakage. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
    Remedy:  Dealers will install a circular retention clip at the quick-release coupling along the fuel supply line. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V303]

    Bayerische Motoren Werke

    Models:   BMW K1200 LT Year:     2005
      BMW R1150 RT Year:     2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  181
    Dates of Manufacture:  April 2004
    Defect:  On certain motorcycles, an incorrect sealing ring was mounted to the piston of the rear brake master cylinder. If only the rear brake were applied during riding, insufficient braking pressure would be available to slow the motorcycle, which could increase the risk of a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the rear brake master cylinder. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V304]

    DaimlerChrysler Corporation
    Models:    Chrysler PT Cruiser                   Years:      2001-2005
    Number Potentially Involved:  438,391
    Dates of Manufacture:  January 2000 – April 2004
    Defect:  On certain vehicles equipped with 2.4L non-turbo engines and automatic transaxles, the high pressure power steering hose routing could allow contact with the automatic transaxle differential cover, potentially damaging the hose. Power steering fluid leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in an under hood fire.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect and relocate, or replace as necessary, the power steering hose and confirm the torque of the hose fastener at the steering gear end. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V268/DaimlerChrysler Recall No. D18]

    DaimlerChrysler Corporation

    Models:   Chrysler Sebring Year:     2004
      Dodge Stratus Year:     2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  8,108
    Dates of Manufacture:  April – June 2004
    Defect:  On certain 2-door coupe passenger vehicles, the fuel return line hose fitting on the electric fuel pump may be improperly molded.   Breakage could result in a leakage of fuel, and in the presence of an ignition source, it could result a fire.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the fuel pump. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V313]

    Ferrari North America Inc.

    Models:   Ferrari 360 Modena Year:     2003
      Ferrari 360 Spider Year:     2003
      Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale Year:     2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  487
    Defect:  On certain passenger vehicles, an oil leak in the hydraulic steering delivery pipe from the pump to the steering rack may occur, which could lead to a gradual reduction of the assisted steering function. Such circumstances could lead to loss of vehicle control and could result in a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the steering delivery hoses from the pump to the steering rack.
    The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Ferrari at 1-201-816-2651.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V294/Ferrari Recall No. 41]

    General Motors Corporation

    Models:   Cadillac CTS Year:     2004
      Cadillac SRX Year:     2004
      Cadillac XLR Year:     2004
      Chevrolet Corvette Year:     2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  41,928
    Dates of Manufacture:  January – April 2004
    Defect:  On certain passenger vehicles, the washers in the lower control arm ball stud nut/washer assemblies were made of the wrong material. The washers may fracture and become loose or fall away from the vehicle, reducing clamp load. Separation of the control arm ball stud and steering knuckle, due to disengagement of the tapered attachment and retaining nut, is possible. If the control arm separates from the knuckle, the affected corner of the vehicle will drop and the control arm would be forced downward, contacting the wheel. The affected wheel could tilt outward and create a dragging action that would tend to slow the vehicle and create a tendency for the vehicle to turn in the direction of the affected wheel. In extreme situations, the affected wheel assembly could separate from the vehicle. Separation of the wheel assembly would also sever that wheel’s hydraulic brake hose and result in diminished braking performance of the vehicle, which could result in a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect the ball stud joints and measure the torque of the nut for all front lower control arms in all models affected as well as the rear lower control arms on the XLR and Corvette. If the torque is not at specification, the dealers will replace the ball stud, the knuckle, and the nut. If the torque is at specification, the dealers will replace the nut/washer assembly only. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August or September 2004. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339 or Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V273/GM Recall No. 04043]

    General Motors Corporation
    Models:    Saturn ION                   Year:      2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  670
    Dates of Manufacture:  March – May 2004
    Defect:  Certain passenger vehicles equipped with supercharged 2.0l 4-cylinder (LSJ) engines were built with a fuel feed pipe that could crack and leak fuel near the fuel rail. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the fuel feed pipe assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on June 9, 2004. Owners may contact Saturn at 1-800-972-8876.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V281/GM Recall No. 04053]

    General Motors Corporation

    Models:   Chevrolet Impala Year:     2004
      Chevrolet Monte Carlo Year:     2004
      Pontiac Grand Prix Year:     2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  47,991
    Dates of Manufacture:  March – April 2004
    Defect:  Certain passenger vehicles were produced with lower than specified torque on both front brake calipers to steering knuckle attachment bolts. With improper torque, the clamp load at the joint may not be adequate to prevent movement between the caliper bracket and knuckle. Depending on whether one or both bolts backs out or fractures, the result can be locking of the affected wheel during braking and an abrupt steering input in the direction of the locked wheel, reduced braking and noise from the affected wheel, or severing of a brake hose, increased brake pedal travel, and reduced steering control. Reduced braking or steering control could cause a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers are to tighten both bolts to the specified torque. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on July 6, 2004. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V287/GM Recall No. 04049]

    General Motors Corporation

    Models:   GMC Envoy Year:     2002
      Oldsmobile Bravada Year:     2002
    Number Potentially Involved:  29,951
    Dates of Manufacture:  October 2000 – October 2001
    Defect:  Certain sport utility vehicles equipped with an electronically controlled air suspension (ECAS) have a condition in which the ECAS may produce a brief electrical spike while the vehicle is operating. This electrical spike can disrupt the powertrain control module (PCM) causing the vehicle to stall. If the spike damages the PCM, the vehicle may not restart. If this happens while the vehicle is moving, a crash could occur.
    Remedy:  Dealers will install a wiring harness. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July or August 2004. Owners may contact Oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537 or GMC at 1-866-996-9463.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V289/GM Recall No. 04048]

    General Motors Corporation
    Models:    Pontiac Grand Prix                   Year:      2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  281
    Dates of Manufacture:  May 2004
    Defect:  Certain passenger vehicles have a condition where the front frame rear body mount bracket may fracture and degrade to the point where the intermediate steering shaft could separate, resulting in loss of steering control, which increases the risk of a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect the front frame assembly and replace it if necessary. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August 2004. Owners may contact Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V299/GM Recall No. 04055]

    General Motors Corporation

    Models:   Pontiac Grand AM Year:     2004
      Chevrolet Classic Year:     2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  2,857
    Dates of Manufacture:  May – June 2004
    Defect:  Certain passenger vehicles may have been built with a fuel tank that does not meet specification. A weld on these fuel tanks may be insufficient, resulting in a fuel leak. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in fire.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect the fuel tank, and replace it if necessary. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on July 2, 2004. Owners may contact Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668 or Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V301/GM Recall No. 04058]

    Kia Motors America, Inc.

    Models:   Kia Sephia Years:     1999-2000
      Kia Sportage Years:     1999-2000
      Kia Spectra Year:       2000
    Number Potentially Involved:  262,636
    Dates of Manufacture:  March 1998 – November 2000 
    Defect:  On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, certain front safety belt buckles may emit a "click" sound during the buckling process that is similar to the sound emitted when a buckle is being latched. This might indicate to the user that it is latched, when it is not. The latch can then pull out of the buckle when tension is applied. In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace both front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August 2004. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V305/Kia Recall No. SC039]

    Mazda North American Operations
    Models:    Mazda MPV                   Years:      2003-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  20,000
    Dates of Manufacture:  August 2003 – May 2004
    Noncompliance:  Certain minivans fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, "Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles Other than Passenger Cars." The tire inflation pressure indicated on the vehicle certification label is not correct. The labels show the maximum tire pressure as 240 KPA/32 psi when it should be shown as 240 KPA/35 psi. As a result of this error, the load ratios for the 205/65R15 94H and the 215/60R16 95H tires exceed the levels permitted by FMVSS No. 120. If the tire is operated in an under-inflated condition, the load carrying capacity of the vehicle may be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash.
    Remedy:  Owners will be provided with a corrected label that they can apply to their vehicle, or they can have a dealer install the label, if desired. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V282/Mazda Recall No. 2104F]

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

    Models:   Mercedes Benz CL Class Years:     2003-2004
      Mercedes Benz S Class Years:     2003-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  16,690
    Dates of Manufacture:  November 2002 – October 2003
    Defect:  On certain passenger vehicles, the trunk lid springs could fail. If the trunk lid is manually lifted, it may not remain in the up position and could cause injury if it comes down while someone is reaching into the trunk.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace both trunk lid springs. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V285]

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
    Models:    Mercedes Benz SL Class                   Years:      2003-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  143,387
    Dates of Manufacture:  October 2001 – May 2004
    Defect:  On certain passenger vehicles, the electronic monitoring system of the Sensotronic Brake Control (SBC) is designed to monitor the pressure gradient within the high pressure line of the brake system. If an unacceptable pressure gradient is detected, the system will switch, as it is designed to do, into the hydraulic function mode. If vehicles are not routinely serviced and have extremely high mileage combined with a high number of brake actuations, or a high brake actuation frequency, the pump motor of the SBC may run out of permissible tolerances, thereby triggering the hydraulic function mode.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect the SBC hydraulic unit, replacing it if necessary. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V296]

    Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
    Models:    Mitsubishi Endeavor                   Year:      2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  1,211
    Dates of Manufacture:  March – April 2004
    Defect:  On certain sport utility vehicles, the foot of the driver’s seat riser may develop a crack, resulting in reduced strength of the seat anchorage. In the event of a crash, the seat could become detached, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect the driver's seat bracket to determine whether it requires replacement. If so, the dealer will replace it with a new, improved part. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Mitsubishi at 1-888-648-7820.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V279/Mitsubishi Recall No. SR-04-006]

    Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
    Models:    Mitsubishi Endeavor                   Year:      2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  29,330
    Dates of Manufacture:  January 2003 – May 2004
    Defect:  On certain AWD sport utility vehicles, the retaining bolts that attach the drive shaft to the center bearing flange and/or the rear differential flange may be missing, not sufficiently tightened, or over tightened. If the retaining bolts were to fall out, the drive to the rear wheels may be interrupted. In the worst case, the driver shaft may fall down, increasing the potential for a vehicle crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect the assembly and replace the bolts if necessary. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August 2004. Owners may contact Mitsubishi at 1-888-648-7820.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V314]

    Subaru of America, Inc.

    Models:   Subaru Legacy Year:     2005
      Subaru Outback Year:     2005
    Number Potentially Involved:  1,959
    Dates of Manufacture:  October 2003 – June 2004
    Defect:  The left and right side curtain air bags in certain vehicles may not fully deploy rapidly enough when activated in a side impact collision. This may result in failure to provide the intended head protection, increasing the risk of injury.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the left and right side curtain air bag modules. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on June 11, 2004. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V274/Subaru Recall No. WWR02]

    Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
    Models:    Lexus LS 430                   Year:      2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  14,259
    Dates of Manufacture:  July 2003 – January 2004
    Defect:  On certain passenger vehicles, the impeller inside the fuel pump may have been improperly molded. Alcohol in some fuels may deform the impeller and cause it to come into contact with the pump housing. The fuel pump could seize, which may result in engine stalling, thereby increasing the possibility of a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will replace the fuel pump. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Lexus at 1-800-255-3987.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V295]

    Triumph Motorcycles (America) Ltd

    Models:   Triumph Bonneville America Years:     2002-2003
      Triumph Speedmaster Years:     2003-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  2,792
    Dates of Manufacture:  June 2001 – March 2004
    Defect:  On certain motorcycles, the electrical power supply cable to the starter motor may come into direct contact with the oil cooler return pipe due to improper assembly. This could cause the insulation on the starter cable to degrade. Should the starter motor cable insulation become worn, an electrical short could occur, increasing the risk of a fire or not allowing the motorcycle to start.
    Remedy:  Dealers will examine the cable for signs of contact with the oil cooler pipe. The cable will be re-positioned. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Triumph at 1-678-854-2010.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V262]


    MEDIUM/HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, SCHOOL BUSES AND MOTOR HOMES


    Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.

    Models:   Fleetwood Mallard Year:       2004
      Fleetwood Pioneer Year:       2004
      Fleetwood Prowler Year:       2004
      Fleetwood Terry Year:       2004
      Fleetwood Wilderness Year:       2004
      Fleetwood Pride Years:     2002-2004
      Fleetwood Triumph Years:     2002-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  3,426
    Dates of Manufacture:  January 2002 – April 2004
    Defect:   On conventional and fifth wheel travel trailers equipped with aluminum wheels, the wheels may not have had the proper wheel lug nut torque applied. Additionally, paint applied to the mating surface of the hub may cause the lug nuts to loosen, particularly after the wheel has been removed for service.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect, repair, or replace any damaged wheels, lug nuts, lug studs, and mating surfaces. Dealers will also remove paint film from the mating surfaces. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during July 2004. Owners may contact Fleetwood at 1-800-509-3418.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V310/Fleetwood Recall No. 40521]

    International Truck & Engine Corporation

    Models:   International 1552 Years:     1999-2004
      International 1652 Years:     1999-2004
      International 3000 Years:     1999-2004
      International 3400 Years:     1999-2004
      International 3800 Years:     1999-2004
      International 4700 Years:     1999-2004
      International 4900 Years:     1999-2004
      International CE Years:     1999-2004
      International FE Years:     1999-2004
      International RE Years:     1999-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  81,883
    Dates of Manufacture:  February 1999 – April 2004
    Defect:   On certain school buses and heavy duty trucks, the anti-lock brake system (ABS) electronic control unit (ECU) may misinterpret a wheel speed signal. The signal may improperly activate the ABS, instead of deactivating the ABS. This may result in the driver experiencing a hard pedal feel and a decrease in deceleration at the end of the stop, resulting in extended stopping distances that could cause a crash.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect and repair the affected vehicles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification to school bus owners began on June 11, 2004, and to truck owners on August 13, 2004. Owners may contact International at 1-800-448-7825.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V269/International Recall No. 04507/04508]

    International Truck & Engine Corporation

    Models:   International 4300 Years:     2000-2001
      International 4400 Years:     2000-2001
      International 7300  Years:     2000-2004
      International 7400 Years:     2000-2004
      International 7500 Years:     2000-2004
      International 7600 Years:     2002-2004
      International 7700 Years:     2003-2004
      International 8500 Years:     2001-2004
      International 8600 Years:     2002-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  18,545
    Dates of Manufacture:  November 2000 – May 2004
    Defect:   On certain heavy duty trucks equipped with International DT540, Cummins, or Caterpillar I-6 engines, the positive battery cable between the batteries and the starter may rub against an electrical ground cable between the starter and frame rail, resulting in an electrical short and/or fire.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect for chafing. If there is no evidence of chafing, a saddle clamp will be installed. If there is evidence of chafing, the damaged cables will be replaced and a saddle clamp installed. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August 2004. Owners may contact International at 1-800-448-7825.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V306/International Recall No. 04510]

    International Truck & Engine Corporation

    Models:   International 9200I Years:       2002-2004
      International 9400I Years:       2002-2004
      International 9900I Years:       2002-2004
    Number Potentially Involved:  7,610
    Dates of Manufacture:  June 2002 – January 2004
    Defect:   On certain heavy duty trucks, the engine electrical harness can chafe against sharp edges on the engine. Sudden acceleration, activation of the engine compression brake, engine speed dropping to idle, alternator overload with possible fire, and a loss of engine ECM power resulting in engine shutdown could occur without warning.
    Remedy:  Dealers will inspect the harness to determine if it is damaged. If damaged, the engine harness will be repaired. All harnesses will be re-routed and stand-off brackets will be added. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August 2004. Owners may contact International at 1-800-448-7825.
    [NHTSA Recall No. 04V307/International Recall No. 04511]


    EQUIPMENT:


    Kwikee Products Company, Inc.
    Models:    Kwikee Level Best 3010 
    Number Potentially Involved:  2,442
    Dates of Manufacture:  January 2000 – May 2004
    Defect:   On certain hydraulic jacks installed as original equipment on 2000-2004 Alfa Leisure brand "See Ya" and "Gold" motor homes, it is possible that prolonged vibration and/or unusual jack loading will result in the footpad retaining bolt(s) loosening to point the steel footpad may be lost. Using the jack without the footpad could result in personal injury to the operator or others.
    Remedy:  Kwikee will provide replacement of all footpad retaining bolts. Owners can contact the nearest authorized dealer or warranty service center to arrange for the free installation of improved bolts. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began during June 2004. Owners may contact Kwikee at 1-800-736-9961.

    [NHTSA Recall No. 04E043]

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