Navistar 2500

Model 2500 made by Navistar got 1 recall as well as 2 service bulletins. Technical service bulletines regarding steering. There was one recall concerning suspension .

Model 1998


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
99V014002INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINEfrom 03/01/1998 to 10/16/1998V (Vehicle)402403/29/1999MFRINTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION03/15/199903/17/1999
Defect SummaryVehicle description: class 8 heavy duty truck chassis equipped with 16,000 lb., 18,000 lb., or 20,000 lb. heavy duty steering axles. the inner wheel bearing cone for the steering axle wheel hub assembly does not properly fit onto the navistar steering axle spindle assembly. improper fit of the bearing to the spindle increases the stress levels to the steering axle spindle which could cause spindle failure.
Consequence SummaryIf the spindle fails, a loss of driver control could occur, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will remove the left and right hub/drum assemblies from the steering axles and replace the inner wheel bearing cones and cups.
NotesOwner notification began march 29, 1999. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact naavistar at 1-800-448-7825.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
IK-050003808/19/201110041405Navistar: steering goes into a shimmy after hitting a bump. *rm09/30/2011