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Kenworth T270 Recalls

There have been 15 recalls on T270 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-11-04 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-11-18, was due to a problem with the tires. Approximately 202 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, T270's have experienced approximately 17 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the motor, air, seat belts, tail lights and switch. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Kenworth T270 vehicles

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2016-11-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-11-18)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2017 Kenworth K370, T270, T370, T440, T660, T800 trucks manufactured February 2, 2016, to October 13, 2016, and Peterbilt 330, 337, 348, 367, 389, 567, and 579 trucks manufactured March 7, 2016, to October 5, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with certain Goodyear LHS Load Range G tires, size 295/75R22.5 G399A, that due to incomplete adhesion, have a tire tread that may partially separate.
Hazard: A partial tread separation may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and Peterbilt and Kenworth dealers will replace the affected tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 15, 2016. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000 and Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4000. PACCAR's number for this recall is 1016G (PB) (Peterbilt), and 16KWC (Kenworth).
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V803000
   
2015-05-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Kenworth T270, T370, T440, T470, C500, C540, C550, T660, T800, W900, and 963 trucks manufactured November 1, 2010, to April 7, 2015. In the affected trucks, water may leak into the wiper motor.
Hazard: As water leaks in, the wiper may cease to function on the 'intermittent' setting, reducing the driver's visibility and increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the water may cause corrosion which, over time, may result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: PACCAR is still developing and testing a remedy. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000. PACCAR's number for this recall is 15KWF.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V271000
   
2014-12-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-01-03)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 367, 389, 567, 579, and 587 trucks manufactured from May 30, 2014, to October 24, 2014, and 2015 Kenworth T270, T370, T440, T470, T660, T680, T800, T880, and W900 trucks manufactured from May 23, 2014, to October 29, 2014, equipped with certain air brake actuators. The affected vehicles may experience brake drag due to an improperly seated diaphragm in the brake chamber.
Hazard: Brake drag may result in a wheel end fire.
Remedy: Kenworth and Peterbilt will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the brake chamber, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during February 2015. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-425-828-5000 (Kenworth), or 1-940-591-4000 (Peterbilt). PACCAR's number for this recall is 14KWP (Kenworth), and 1214L (Peterbilt).
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V810000
   
2014-08-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-09-19)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Kenworth K270, T270, K370, T370, T440, T470, and W900 chassis manufactured May 13, 2014, to July 23, 2014, and certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 210, 220, 320, 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 382, 384, and 567 chassis manufactured May 8, 2014, to July 22, 2014. The Cummins ISB or ISL engines in these vehicles may have been equipped with Fleetguard UFF-XT fuel filters, part number FF63009, whose filter shell may separate from the fuel filter nut plate causing the engine to stall without warning.
Hazard: If the engine stalls unexpectedly there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: Cummins will notify owners on behalf of PACCAR, and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel filter with a non-defective one, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000, or Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4000. Owners may also contact Cummins customer service at 1-812-377-3713. Kenworth's number for this recall is 14KWJ. Peterbilt's number for this recall is 814-H.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V486000
   
2014-01-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-02-09)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2014 Kenworth T660, T680, T700,T800, T880, W900, T440, T470, T370, T270, T170, C500, and C550 chassis manufactured between August 7, 2013, and October 31, 2013, and Peterbilt 320, 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, 386, 388, 389, and 587 chassis manufactured between August 7, 2013, and November 3, 2013, and equipped with IMMI-brand L9 seat belt buckles. When the button is pressed to release the seat belt, the latch plate can become partially engaged with the buckle, making the seat belt difficult to unlatch. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies."
Hazard: If the latch plate remains partially engaged after the button is pressed, egress from the vehicle could be hindered which would increase the risk of injury in the event of an emergency.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt buckles, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of February 2014. Owners may contact PACCAR at 1-425-468-7400. Kenworth's number for this campaign is 14KWC. Peterbilt's number for this campaign is 114-B.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V013000
   
2013-12-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-12-27)
Recall Summary: Paccar Incorporated are recalling certain model year 2014 Kenworth T170, T270, T370, T440, T470, T660, T680, T700, T880, and W900 trucks. STT lamp can shrink and cause the lamp to fall out of the mounted retention ring. Thus, making the vehicle not conform to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) No. 108 "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Hazard: Noncomplaint STT lamp could fall out of the mounted retention ring, increasing the chances of a vehicle crash if other drivers don't see light.
Remedy: Kenworth will notify owners and dealers will replace the defective STT lamps with new lamps provided by Grote. Manufacturer did not send exact notification schedule. Customers may contact Paccar at 1-425-468-8228. Kenworth recall No. 13KWM.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V612000
   
2013-05-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-06-06)
Recall Summary: PACCAR is recalling certain model year 2014 Kenworth T170, T270, T370, T470, T660, T680, T800, T880, and W900 trucks manufactured May 6, 2013, through May 17, 2013; and model year 2014 Peterbilt 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, 386, 388, 389, 389K, 567, 579 and 587 trucks manufactured May 1, 2013 through May 17, 2013. An internal defect in the ignition switch causes the starter to engage when a key is partially inserted, before the key is turned.
Hazard: Unintended engine startup may produce unexpected movement, which may increase the risk of personal injury or a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will replace affected ignition switches, free of charge. The recall began by June 2013. Owners may contact Kenworth at 1-425-828-5000 or Peterbilt at 1-940-591-4000. Kenworth's recall campaign number is 13KWF. Peterbilt's recall campaign number is 0513-E.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V222000
   
2013-03-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-03-11)
Recall Summary: PACCAR is recalling certain model year 2014 Kenworth T270 and T370 trucks, manufactured from January 31, 2013, through February 4, 2013. The left hand seat belt floor pan reinforcement bracket was not positioned correctly during assembly. This could result in the failure of the seat belt anchor mounting.
Hazard: In the event of a crash, the failure in the seat belt anchor may increase the risk of injury.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will remove, reposition, and reinstall the reinforcement bracket free of charge. The recall began on April 15, 2013. Owners may contact Kenworth at 1-425-828-5000.
Additional Info: Kenworth's recall campaign number is 13KWE.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V082000
   
2012-11-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-11-08)
Recall Summary: Kenworth is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 T270 and T370 medium duty trucks built with Eaton Ultrashift transmissions between December 7, 2011, and April 6, 2012. The air harness from the treadle valve on the affected vehicles was routed in a manner that can cause the air brake lines to be pinched between the cab and the electronic clutch actuator of the Eaton Ultrashift transmission. Significant movement between the cab and transmission can cause progressive wear and an eventual leak in the air lines.
Hazard: Air lines which leak can cause reduced brake function, which may result in a crash.
Remedy: Kenworth will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on November 30, 2012. Owners may contact Kenworth at 1-425-828-5000.
Additional Info: Kenworth's recall campaign number is 12KWH.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V530000
   
2012-09-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-09-14)
Recall Summary: Geo. Heiser Body Company, Inc., (Geo. Heiser Body Company) is recalling certain model year 2006 International and 2010-2013 Fuso, Hino, International, Kenworth, and Peterbilt vehicles equipped with Sure Power battery separator devices. These devices may overheat.
Hazard: Overheating of the battery separator can result in smoke and possible fire.
Remedy: Geo. Heiser Body Company will notify owners and will replace the battery separators free of charge. The safety recall began on October 25, 2012. Owners may contact Geo. Heiser Body Company at 1-206-622-7985.
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=12V452000
   
2012-01-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-01-31)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 KENWORTH T170, T270, T370, T440, T470, T660, T700, T800, W900, AND PETERBILT 320, 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, 386, 388, 389, AND 587 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 31, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 19, 2012, AND EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX ATR-6 ANTILOCK TRACTION RELAY VALVES. IN EXTREMELY COLD CONDITIONS, THESE BENDIX RELAY VALVES MAY POTENTIALLY DEVELOP INTERNAL LEAKAGE. INTERNAL LEAKAGE CAN LEAD TO AIR PRESSURE BEING DELIVERED TO AFFECTED PRIMARY OR SECONDARY BRAKE CAUSING CONTINUOUS BRAKE APPLICATION.
Hazard: UNEXPECTED CONTINUOUS BRAKE APPLICATION CAN CAUSE THE BRAKES TO OVERHEAT AND LEAD TO A FIRE. UNEXPECTED CONTINUOUS BRAKE APPLICATION CAN CAUSE THE DRIVER TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. ALSO, THE BRAKES MAY BE APPLIED WITHOUT ILLUMINATING THE BRAKE LIGHTS, FAILING TO GIVE PROPER WARNING TO OTHER DRIVERS.
Remedy: PACCAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND PROVIDE A TEMPORARY REPAIR UNTIL BENDIX DEVELOPS A PERMANENT REMEDY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2012. OWNER MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440 AND PETERBILT AT 1-940-591-4196.
Additional Info: KENWORTH AND PETERBILT RECALL NUMBERS 12KWA/0112-A.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=12V026000
   
2011-03-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-03-10)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 KENWORTH T270/370, T440/T470, T800, T660, W900 AND C500 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN OCTOBER 18, 2010, AND JANUARY 28, 2011. CERTAIN CAST IRON SLACK ADJUSTER HOUSINGS, WHICH TRANSMIT BRAKING FORCE FROM THE BRAKE CHAMBER PUSH ROD TO THE BRAKE CAM TUBE, MAY INCLUDE A FLOW NOTCH IN THE HANDLE PORTION OF THE HOUSING DUE TO AN ERROR DURING THE CASTING PROCESS. A FLOW NOTCH IN THE HANDLE PORTION MAY REDUCE THE EFFECTIVE CROSS SECTION STRUCTURE AND CAUSE THE SLACK ADJUSTER HOUSING TO FRACTURE.
Hazard: IF THE SLACK ADJUSTER HOUSING WERE TO FRACTURE, THE WHEEL BRAKE TO WHICH THE SLACK ADJUSTER HOUSING IS ATTACHED WOULD NO LONGER FUNCTION, WHICH COULD INCREASE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCES, AND IF MOUNTED ON THE STEER AXLE, COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO PULL TO ONE SIDE DURING BRAKING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE SLACK ADJUSTER HOUSING AS NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 30, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH SAFETY RECALL. NO.11KWA.OWNERS 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=11V157000
   
2010-05-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-05-18)
Recall Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 T270, T370, AND T800 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 28 THROUGH MARCH 19, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH DV-2 AIR GOVERNOR CONTAINING PART NUMBER G90-1070-2111111 ON THE T270/370 MODEL TRUCKS AND PART NUMBER G90-1070-11113111 ON THE T800 MODEL TRUCKS. THE DV-2 AIR GOVERNOR WAS MISASSEMBLED WITH A BLANK PLUG INSTEAD OF A BREATHER. WITHOUT THE BREATHER INSTALLED, THE AIR GOVERNOR MAY NOT BE ABLE TO DETECT THE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE AIR SYSTEM DURING NORMAL USE. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN THE SLOW ACTIVATION OF THE EMERGENCY SPRING BRAKES.
Hazard: ALTHOUGH THE OPERATOR IS WARNED OF LOW AIR PRESSURE BY AUDIBLE AND VISUAL LOW AIR PRESSURE WARNING ALARMS, A VEHICLE CRASH OR FIRE IS POSSIBLE IF THESE WARNINGS ARE NOT HEEDED.
Remedy: KENWORTH WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY REPLACING THE BLANK PLUG WITH A BREATHER AND INSPECT FOR PROPER FUNCTION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10KWD.OWNERS 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=10V211000
   
2010-04-15 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-04-15)
Recall Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 T270 AND T370 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH NON-LMS HUBS. THE SPINDLE NUT ATTACHING THE HUB AND BEARING TO THE AXLE SPINDLE (STEER OR DRIVE) MAY HAVE BEEN OVER-TORQUED DURING THE HUB INSTALLATION PROCESS.
Hazard: AN OVER-TORQUE OF THE SPINDLE NUT MAY CAUSE THE BEARING TO SEIZE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN THE OVERHEATING OF THE WHEEL END. AS A RESULT, A WHEEL END FIRE MAY OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BEARINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SPINDLE AND HUB WILL BE INSPECTED FOR SCORING AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: PACCAR RECALL NO. 10KWA.OWNERS 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=10V150000
   
2009-09-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-03)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 KENWORTH T300, T270, AND T370, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 T800 AND PETERBILT MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 335, 340, AND 367 VEHICLES BUILT ON CUMMINS' DIESEL ENGINE. THE VEHICLES MAY BE DESIGNED WITH A HARD WIRED, DASH-MOUNTED SWITCH THAT ENABLES THE VEHICLE OPERATOR TO INHIBIT AFTERTREATMENT DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER REGENERATION IN ENVIRONMENTS WHERE THE OPERATOR BELIEVES IT MAY BE UNSAFE FOR ELEVATED EXHAUST TEMPERATURES. DUE TO AN ISSUE WITH THE LOGIC IN THE ECM SOFTWARE IN THESE ENGINES, THE SWITCH MAY NOT FUNCTION CORRECTLY, LEADING THE OPERATOR TO BELIEVE THAT THE SWITCH IS IN "INHIBIT" MODE WHEN IT IS NOT.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION WILL PERMIT HOT EXHAUST GASES TO EXIT THE VEHICLE TAILPIPE, INCREASING THE RISK OF MELTING OR BURNING OF NEARBY SURFACES, OR A FIRE.
Remedy: PACCAR IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO REPAIR THE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE PLEASE SEE 09E-046. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS (1-800-343-7357).
Additional Info: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 09KW9 & PETERBILT RECALL NO. 909-D.OWNERS 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=09V348000
   
2009-04-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-04-29)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING 2 MY 2009 KENWORTH T270 AND T370 4X2 TRUCKS. THE ANCHOR PLATE TIE BAR WHICH REINFORCES THE ANCHOR PLATE ON 73MM CALIPERS WAS NOT INSTALLED. UNDER HIGH TORQUE BRAKE APPLICATIONS THE SLIDE PINS COULD BIND, RESULTING IN A REDUCTION OF THE BRAKING EFFORT AND/OR BRAKE DRAG CAUSED BY INCOMPLETE BRAKE RELEASE; OR THE ANCHOR PLATE COULD FATIGUE, RESULTING IN A CRACKED AND/OR FRACTURE ANCHOR PLATE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN REDUCED BRAKING CAPACITY AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES, OR PART OF THE ANCHOR PLATE COULD SEPARATE AND FALL ONTO THE ROADWAY. EITHER OF THESE COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKES ON THE AFFECTED CHASSIS FOR THE PRESENCE OF THE ANCHOR PLATE TIE BAR; AND INSTALL THE ANCHOR PLATE TIE BAR IF MISSING FREE OF CHARGE. ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN FIXED. OWNER MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: PETERBILT RECALL NO. 409B & KENWORTH RECALL NO. 09KW2.OWNERS 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=09V140000
   
2008-06-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-06-04)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING 36 MY 2007-2008 T270, T370 AND MY 207 T300 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH DUAL UNDER-CAB FUEL TANKS AND AN IN-CAB BATTERY BOX (ICBB). A HARNESS SUPPORT BRACKET MOUNTED ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE CAB MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH THE FUEL LINE AT THE TOP OF THE FUEL SPLITTER VALVE.
Hazard: THE EDGE OF THE BRACKET MAY COMPROMISE THE FUEL LINE CAUSING AN INTERRUPTION IN FUEL FLOW, OR LOSS OF FUEL RESULTING IN COMPROMISED VEHICLE PERFORMANCE OR POTENTIALLY CAUSING A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL RE-WORK THE EXISTING ICBB CABLE ROUTING BRACKET AND REPLACE THE FUEL SPLITTER VALVE BRACKET TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN COMPONENTS. THE RECALL BEGAN O JUNE 30, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 08KW7.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=08V246000
   
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