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M-D recall on Internationals

OTTAWA, Ont. - If you've got one of more than 1,500 International 4300 and 4400 High Performance medium-duty rigs, Transport Canada is warning of possible problems.On certain vehicles, clutch rods are...


OTTAWA, Ont. – If you’ve got one of more than 1,500 International 4300 and 4400 High Performance medium-duty rigs, Transport Canada is warning of possible problems.

On certain vehicles, clutch rods are failing from fatigue near the turnbuckle due to bending experienced during each pedal cycle.

The clutch rod can break without warning and make it difficult to shift and if the unit was to break while the vehicle is stopped, the vehicle may lunge unexpectedly in the direction of the selected gear.

To fix the problem, dealers will replace the clutch rod assembly with a solid rod design that does not have a turnbuckle.


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