Navistar Issues Recall on 2013-2014 International ProStars
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Recalls.gov, reports that Navistar, Inc. is recalling select 2013-2014 ProStars.  Navistar says 2,800 trucks will be affected by the recall: 2,622 in the United States and 208 in Canada.  

According to the recall, Navistar is recalling ProStar sleeper cabs that were manufactured December 12, 2012 through August 8, 2013, and are equipped with feature code 16XSA, 16SXB, 16SXC or 16XSD chassis skirts.  “In the affected vehicles, the rear chassis skirt upper horizontal support S-bracket may rub the fuel tank causing a hole in the tank.” 

The hole would allow a fuel leak, “causing dangerous driving conditions, which could result in a vehicle crash, property damage, personal injury or death,” the recall states.

Navistar says owners will be notified of the recall.  Detailers will reinstall a chassis skirt, free of charge.  If necessary, Navistar says, the fuel tank will be replaced.

The recall is expected to begin January 20, 2014.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Navistar at 1-331-332-1590 and reference recall number 13517.

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.

Follow this link for more information. 

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