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Hilbilt Peterbilt Recalls

There has been 1 recall on Peterbilt vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-08-21 due to a problem with the control arm. Since 2005, Peterbilt's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Hilbilt Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Hilbilt Peterbilt vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Hilbilt Peterbilt

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2005
2008-08-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-08-21)
Recall Summary: HILBILT IS RECALLING 6 MY 2005-2006 MACK, MY 2005 KENWORTH AND PETERBILT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A WATSON & CHALIN AUXILIARY AXLE. THE LOWER CAST ARMS COULD FRACTURE WHICH COULD AFFECT THE SUSPENSION'S ABILITY TO LIFT THE AXLE WHEN IT IS NOT NEEDED.
Hazard: WARNINGS OF A SITUATION WHERE ONE SIDE OF THE UNIT DOES NOT LIFT AS MUCH AS THE OTHER SIDE, A VERTICAL VIBRATION OR ERRATIC BEHAVIOR OF THE SUSPENSION COULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: HILBILT IS WORKING WITH WATSON & CHALIN TO PROVIDE OWNERS WITH REPAIR KITS ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE VEHICLE OWNERS (PLEASE SEE 07E057). OWNERS MAY CONTACT WATSON & CHALIN AT 1-800-445-0736 OR HILBILT AT 1-501-794-2500.
Additional Info: THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO HILBILT AXLES MANUFACTURED BY WATSON & CHALIN AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON MACK, KENWORTH, OR PETERBILT VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V422000
   
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