Navistar Recalls 3,000 International Trucks to Fix Air Dryer Mounting Bracket

April 03, 2017 by Carina Ockedahl, @Ockis9

Navistar is recalling 2,733 International trucks because an issue with the air dryer mounting bracket could affect the brake system, increasing the risk of a collision.

The truck recall affects 2016-2018 LT, 2016-2017 ProStar, 2017 LoneStar, and 2017-2018 RH heavy diesel versions of the trucks produced between May 5, 2015 and Jan. 12.

Due to a lack of material strength, the air dryer mounting bracket on these vehicles could fracture and cause the air dryer to separate from the vehicle frame. Airline separation from the dryer could also occur which can lead to air system leaks or loss of air pressure to the brake system, according to the recall report.

“A loss of brake air pressure could lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash,” said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

No crashes or injuries related to this issue have been reported.

Warning signs include an audible buzzer in the cab or drivers may notice a loss of air pressure on the air gauge.

Owners should receive a recall notification in May.

2 Responses

  1. Jacob Rand

    Dear Mr Hirsch: Please examine 9,415,6 46 which also applies to large truck tractor-trailers

    Tel: 516-998-8307

  2. Colin Ingram

    Have another recall for 2017 pro star step bracket digging air leak into air tank. You Idiots


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