Navistar Asking Regulators for SCR Recall
August 31, 2010
by RV Business
has urged U.S. and California environmental regulators to recall 2010-compliant heavy-duty truck engines using selective catalytic reduction (SRC) emissions technology that the company claims can be defeated by drivers, Transport Topics
In its attack on competitors’ solutions to the 2010 EPA emissions regulations, Navistar said all 2010 SCR engines are “programmed to run without diesel emissions fluid, with the wrong fluid, with slush or frozen DEF or with the system disconnected.”
The recall request was made in a 41-page comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in response to the agency’s plan to conduct a “thorough review” of its SCR guidance.