Nearly 21,000 International trucks recalled for transmission issue

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Navistar is recalling nearly 21,000 trucks equipped with certain Eaton automated manual transmissions.Navistar is recalling nearly 21,000 trucks equipped with certain Eaton automated manual transmissions.

Navistar announced recently it is recalling nearly 21,000 International trucks equipped with automated manual transmissions with certain Eaton heavy-duty truck clutches, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents. Great Dane is also recalling approximately 100 trailers for an issue with rear impact guards.

The company is recalling approximately 20,916 trucks with Eaton Electronic Clutch Actuation clutches. Affected models include:

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

Navistar says an internal component in the clutch assembly may fail, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement.

The company will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the transmission control module for free. Owners can contact Navistar customer service at 1-800-448-7825 with recall number 18518. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-826.

Great Dane’s recall affects approximately 102 model year 2019 Freedom combo drop deck trailers. The rear impact guards on these trailers may be too narrow and don’t meet federal safety standards.

The company will notify affected owners, and dealers will install a set of rear impact guard extensions for free. Owners can contact Great Dane customer service at 1-877-369-3493. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-825.