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Kenworth T300 Recalls

There have been 4 recalls on T300 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-09-03 due to a problem with the diesel. Approximately 135 vehicles were involved. Since 1996, T300's have experienced approximately 28 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the latch, electrical system, axle assembly, automatic transmission and cruise control. 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.

Recalled Kenworth T300 vehicles

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2007-05-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-05-21)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ISC OR PACCAR PX8 ENGINES, THE JUMPER WIRE BETWEEN THE GRID HEATER RELAY TO THE FUSE BLOCK HAS BEEN ROUTED IN SUCH A WAY THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR IT TO RUB AGAINST THE RADIATOR SUPPORT.
Hazard: THE SUSPECT WIRE IS DOWN STREAM OF THE FUSE; THIS CHAFF POINT COULD CAUSE THE 250 AMP CHARGE WIRE TO ARC, POTENTIALLY CAUSING A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ROUTING OF THE JUMPER WIRE. IF THE WIRE IS NOT ROUTED CORRECTLY, IT WILL BE INSPECTED FOR RUBBING OR CHAFFING AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: PACCAR/KENWORTH RECALL NO. 07KW8.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=07V213000
   
2007-03-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-03-16)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE WIRING, PARTS, OR TRANSMISSION PROGRAMMING REQUIRED FOR THE AUTO NEUTRAL FEATURE TO FUNCTION AS DESIGNED WERE EITHER NOT INSTALLED, CONNECTED, OR PROGRAMMED PROPERLY.
Hazard: IF ANY OF THESE CONDITIONS EXISTS, THE TRANSMISSION WILL NOT AUTOMATICALLY SHIFT INTO NEUTRAL WHEN LEFT IN DRIVE WITH THE PARKING BRAKE SET ENGAGED. THE VEHICLE COULD MOVE WITHOUT WARNING INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AFFECTED VEHICLES TO ENSURE THE AUTO NEUTRAL FEATURE FUNCTIONS PROPERLY AND, IF NEEDED, WILL MAKE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 9, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 07KW3.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=07V107000
   
2006-11-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-11-27)
Recall Summary: AN INCORRECT SWITCH WAS INSTALLED IN THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM ON CERTAIN MODEL T300 TRUCKS.
Hazard: A LIGHT APPLICATION OF THE BRAKES WILL NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL AND THE SYSTEM WILL HAVE TO BE SHUT OFF BY THE DASH SWITCH. THIS COULD LEAD TO UNINTENDED ACCELERATION AND A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy: KENWORTH WILL INSTALL THE CORRECT SENSOR SWITCH. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 10, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 06KW4.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=06V446000
   
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