Navistar recalls 20,000 International trucks for clutch issue

December 5, 2018

Land Line Staff


Navistar is recalling certain International trucks of various models with model years 2018-19. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents, affected vehicles have an issue with the clutch assembly.

Nearly 21,000 International automated manual transmission trucks with Eaton ECA heavy-duty truck clutches are part of the recall. An internal component in the clutch assembly may fail, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement. Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

The following International truck models are included in the recall:

  • HV (2019)
  • HX (2018-2019)
  • Lonestar (2018-2019)
  • LT (2018-2019)
  • MV (2019)
  • Prostar (2018-2019)
  • RH (2018-2019)
  • Transtar (2018)
  • Workstar (2018-2019)

Owners of affected trucks will be notified by Navistar. Dealers will recalibrate the transmission control module for free. Recalls are scheduled for Jan. 18. For questions, call Navistar customer service at 800-448-7825 with recall number 18518. NHTSA’s number for this recall is 18V-826.