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K Tec International Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on International vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-08-19 due to a problem with the lower arm. Since 2006, International's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the fifth wheel assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled K Tec International vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for K Tec International

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2008-08-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-08-19)
Recall Summary: KAFFENBARGER IS RECALLING 22 MY 2006-2008 INTERNATIONAL CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUXILIARY AXLES SUPPLIED BY WATSON & CHALIN. THE LOWER CAST ARMS COULD FRACTURE WHICH COULD AFFECT THE SUSPENSIONS ABILITY TO LIFT THE AXLE WHEN IT'S NOT NEEDED.
Hazard: A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy: KAFFENBARGER IS WORKING WITH WATSON & CHALIN TO PROVIDE REPAIR KITS ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. OWNERS CAN CONTACT WATSON & CHALIN MANUFACTURING AT 1-800-445-0736 OR KAFFENBARGER AT 1-937-845-3804.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY 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=08V403000
   
2008-02-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-02-26)
Recall Summary: KAFFENBARGER TRUCK EQUIPMENT (K-TEC) IS RECALLING 129 MY 2006-2008 INTERNATIONAL CLASS 8 TRUCK TRACTORS EQUIPPED WITH SAF-HOLLAND SIMPLEX FIFTH WHEELS. THE LATCH LEVER PIVOT BOLT ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN OVER-TIGHTENED WHICH COULD DISTORT THE PIVOT BOLT SPACER SLEEVE. CORROSION OR CONTAMINATES IN THE PIVOT MAY CAUSE IT TO BIND AND PREVENT THE FIFTH WHEEL JAW FROM LATCHING SECURELY AROUND THE TRAILER KING PIN.
Hazard: THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE FIFTH WHEEL MAY FAIL TO LATCH WITHOUT THE DRIVER'S KNOWLEDGE. WHEN THIS OCCURS, THE DRIVER COULD DRIVE AWAY AND THE TRAILER COULD BECOME DISENGAGED INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: K-TEC IS WORKING WITH SAF-HOLLAND. SAF-HOLLAND WILL SEND A REPAIR KIT TO OWNERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAF-HOLLAND AT 1-888-396-6501 EXT. 4343 OR K-TEC AT 937-845-3804.
Additional Info: 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=08V083000
   
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