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There have been 0 recalls on Kenworth vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 1999-12-20 due to a problem with the slack adjusters. Since 1999, Kenworth's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

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1999
1999-12-20 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-12-20)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 15" (WIDTHS: 4" AND 5") AIR-ACTUATED Q-PLUS CAM BRAKE EQUIPPED WITH FEDERAL MOGUL FRICTION PRODUCTS 3030-197 BRAKE LINING (MERITOR R201) BRAKE LININGS AND ACTUATED WITH TYPE 20 AIR CHAMBERS X 5.5" SLACK ADJUSTERS. THE AFFECTED BRAKES WERE INSTALLED PREDOMINANTLY IN HEAVY TRUCK FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLIES. THESE ASSEMBLIES DO NOT FULLY SATISFY THE TEST PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS."
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE DECREASED BRAKING EFFORT.
Remedy: THE BRAKE LINING WILL BE REPLACED WITH UPGRADED BRAKE LININGS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 11, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-206-828-5418 OR MERITOR AT 1-248-435-3907. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V082002
   
1999-04-07 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-04-07)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR AIR BRAKE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS. SOME OF THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS HAD INSUFFICIENT TORQUE APPLIED TO THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW.
Hazard: WITHOUT SUFFICIENT TORQUE ON THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW, THE BRAKES COULD GRADUALLY LOSE ADJUSTMENT, INCREASING THE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CHECK THE TORQUE ON THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTER GUIDE PAWL. IF THERE IS NO TORQUE, THE BRAKES WILL BE ADJUSTED AND THE GUIDE PAWL WILL BE TIGHTENED TO 15-20 FT. LBS.
Additional Info: KENWORTH NOTIFIED OWNERS BEGINNING APRIL 30, 1999; AND PETERBILT NOTIFIED THEIR OWNERS ON MAY 10, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PETERBILT AT 1-510-790-4013 OR KENWORTH AT 1-206-828-5418.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V055003
   
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