INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE

INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 4400 2000

POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

13052
manufacture start date 10/26/2000, end of manufacturer 05/30/2002
ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, LOWER CLUTCH RODS WITH TURNBUCKLES ARE FAILING FROM FATIGUE NEAR THE TURNBUCKLE DUE TO BENDING FORCES EXPERIENCED DURING EACH CLUTCH PEDAL CYCLE.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLUTCH ROD ASSEMBLY WITH A SOLID ROD DESIGN THAT DOES NOT HAVE A TURNBUCKLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 19, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
recalled by MFR