Kenworth T400 Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on T400 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-11-10 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-12-13, was due to a problem with the electrical system. Approximately 1380 vehicles were involved. Since 2013, T400's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the driveline. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Kenworth T400
|2014-11-10||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-13)|
|Recall Summary:||PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Kenworth T660, T800, W900, T400, and C500 heavy trucks manufactured September 19, 2014, to October 30, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been produced with an undersized wire gauge for the trailer stop lamp circuit in the instrument panel harness.|
|Hazard:||If the smaller wire gauge may overheat increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.|
|Remedy:||PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective wire with a properly sized wire, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-425-828-5000 (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.|
|2012-08-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-20)|
|Recall Summary:||Paccar is recalling certain model year 2013 kenworth T400, T600, T700, T800, and W900 vehicles, manufactured from July 18, 2012, through August 10, 2012. Cap screws securing the main driveline to the forward rear axle and cap screws on the inter-axle driveline may not have been properly torqued.|
|Hazard:||Fasteners which are not properly torqued to specification can result in the driveline separating from the vehicle, disabling the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash. The separated component could also become a road hazard.|
|Remedy:||Paccar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and re-torque the each of the affected fasteners, free of charge. The safety recall began on September 7, 2012. Owners may contact Kenworth at 1-425-828-5440.|
|Additional Info:||Kenworth's recall number is 12KWF. Owners 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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.