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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Hilbilt Peterbilt
|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.|
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