Parking Brake Malfunction Prompts Truck, Bus Recall from Navistar
Compromised braking has led to a recall of several vehicle models from Navistar.
The company is voluntarily recalling certain model year 2016 International 1300 trucks, 2016-2017 International DuraStar trucks, 2016-2017 International TerraStar trucks, and 2016 IC AC transit buses. The metal connecting clip that connects the hand-operated parking brake actuator cable to the intermediate parking brake cable may fail.
If the parking brake cable connection fails, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.
The manufacturer includes about 2,750 vehicles in its recall.
Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the hand parking brake cable connector clips, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 7, 2016.
Owners with questions about this recall can contact Navistar customer service at (800) 448-7825.