Navistar Recalling Some ProStar Models
December 18, 2013
Navistar is recalling more than 2,800 model year 2013-2014 International ProStar sleeper cab vehicles manufactured Dec. 12, 2012, through Aug. 8, of this year, that are equipped with feature code 16XSA, 16XSB, 16XSC 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.A hole in the tank would allow fuel to leak onto the roadway causing dangerous driving conditions. This could result in a vehicle crash, property damage, personal injury, or death, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration bulletin.
Navistar will notify owners and dealers will reinstall the chassis skirt with proper clearance, free of charge. If necessary, the fuel tank will be replaced.
The recall is expected to begin by January 20, 2014. Navistar's recall number is 13517.
Owners may contact Navistar at 1-331-332-1590 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.