Navistar recalling certain 2018-2019 models for transmission issue

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WASHINGTON — Navistar is recalling certain almost 21,000 2019 International HV, MV, 2018-2019 HX, LT, RH, LoneStar, ProStar, WorkStar, and 2018 TranStar automated manual transmission vehicles, equipped with certain Eaton ECA heavy-duty truck clutches, according to a notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

An internal component in the clutch assembly may fail, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement, the NHTSA notice said.

Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the Transmission Control Module (TCM), free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin January 18, 2019.

Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 800-448-7825. Navistar’s number for this recall is 18518. NHTSA’s campaign number is 18V826000.

Owners may also contact NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 800-424-9153) or go to www.safercar.gov.

The following models are included in the recall:

  • International HV 2019
  • International HX 2018-2019
  • International LoneStar 2018-2019
  • International LT 2018-2019
  • International MV 2019
  • International ProStar 2018-2019
  • International RH 2018-2019
  • International TranStar 2018
  • International WorkStar 2018-2019

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