Navistar Ra-42

Model Ra-42 made by Navistar got 1 recall as well as 2 service bulletins. Technical service bulletines regarding steering. There was one recall concerning suspension .

Model 1981


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
91E047000ROCKWELL INTERNATIONALfrom 02/01/1981 to 04/01/1981E (Equipment)91601/16/1992MFRINTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION12/31/199101/06/1992
Defect SummaryThe axle housings were manufactured with a tight friction weld curl radius on the inside diameter of the axle housing. under operational loads, cracks can initiate at the weld curl radius on the inside of the housing. these cracks may propagate, eventually allowing the axle spindle to separate from the axle housing.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryReplace the axle housing with a new axle housing.
NotesSystem: single rear axle description: ra-42 rear drive axle housings.cinsequence of defect: separation of the axle spindle from the axle housing canresult in loss of vehicle control and a possible accident.


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