Workhorse W42 2011

Model W42 made in 2011 by Workhorse got 1 recall as well as 4 service bulletins. Technical service bulletines regarding engine and engine cooling. There was one recall concerning service brakes .

Model 2011


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
13V054000Navistar, Inc.from 07/18/2011 to 07/12/2012V (Vehicle)3226MFRNavistar, Inc.02/20/201302/20/2013
Defect SummaryNavistar is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 workhorse custom chassis w42 and w62 vehicles, manufactured from july 18, 2011, through july 12, 2012, and equipped with hydraulic brakes. the brake fluid level indicator (fli) may not properly detect a low brake fluid level situation and warn the driver.
Consequence SummaryWithout a warning, the driver may be unaware that the brake fluid level is low. a low brake fluid level may reduce the available braking force which could lengthen the required stopping distance and increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryNavistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fli switch free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin by april 22, 2013. owners may contact navistar at 1-800-448-7825.
NotesNavistar's recall campaign number is 13503.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153), or go to


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
MIN-1113107/28/201110040743Navistar: there is updated ecm software. *rm09/12/2011
MIN-1113207/28/201110040744Navistar: poor launch concerns and stored trouble codes. a software problem. *rm09/12/2011