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Kenworth T660 Recalls

There have been 34 recalls on T660 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-09-26 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-10-07, was due to a problem with the steering. Approximately 17737 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, T660's have experienced approximately 48 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the tires, module, engine, headlights and driveshaft. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Kenworth T660 vehicles

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2011-07-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-07-27)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 KENWORTH T660, T700, AND T800 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 19, 2010, THROUGH MAY 13, 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2008, 2010, AND 2011 PETERBILT 365, 367, 384, 386, 387, 388 AND 587 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 20, 2010, THROUGH JUNE 11, 2011, AND EQUIPPED WITH PACCAR MX ENGINES AND EATON ULTRASHIFT DM OR ALLISON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS (WITHOUT AUTO-NEUTRAL). THE FAST IDLE CONTROL MAY BE ACTIVATED BY THE OPERATOR WHILE THE TRANSMISSION IS IN GEAR.
Hazard: IF THE FAST IDLE CONTROL FUNCTION IS ENGAGED WITH THE TRANSMISSION IN GEAR, THE VEHICLE COULD UNEXPECTEDLY ACCELERATE AND OVERRIDE THE PARKING BRAKE AND , CREATING A RISK OF A CRASH AND DAMAGE TO OTHER VEHICLES OR PROPERTY AND THE POTENTIAL FOR INJURY TO NEARBY PEDESTRIANS.
Remedy: KENWORTH AND PETERBILT DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE ENGINE SOFTWARE FOR THE AFFECTED CHASSIS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 22, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440 AND PETERBILT AT 1-940-591-4196.
Additional Info: KENWORTH AND PETERBILT SAFETY RECALL NO. E038R.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=11V380000
   
2011-03-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-03-31)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 KENWORTH C500, T2000, T600, AND T660, AS WELL AS MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 PETERBILT 387 AND 388 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C15 ENGINE AND MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 11, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 17, 2010. DEGRADATION OF A COMBUSTION TUBE WELD CAN CAUSE RADIAL HEAT IMPINGEMENT ON THE BODY WHICH MAY BURN THROUGH CERTAIN BODIES USED ON C15 ENGINES.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: CATERPILLAR IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. PLEASE SEE CATERPILLAR'S DEFECT REPORT 11E-006. CATERPILLAR WILL REPLACE THE SINGLE PIECE COMBUSTION TUBE WITH A THICK WALL COMBUSTION TUBE WHICH WILL NOT ALLOW THE HEAT TO BREAK THROUGH. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. DUE TO A PARTS SUPPLY ISSUE, OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE END OF APRIL 2011 ABOUT THE SAFETY DEFECT, AND WILL THEN BE NOTIFIED AGAIN ONCE THE FREE REMEDY IS AVAILABLE, CURRENTLY ESTIMATED TO BE AROUND LATE JULY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-447-4986.
Additional Info: KENWORTH SAFETY RECALL NO. 11KWB & PETERBILT SAFETY RECALL NO. 0311-A.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=11V203000
   
2011-02-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-02-25)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 KENWORTH T2000, T660, T700, T800, AND W900, AS WELL AS MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 PETERBILT 365, 367, 384, 386, 387, 388, 389, AND 587 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH PACCAR MX ENGINES. THE OIL MODULE CENTRIFUGAL SPINNER FILTER CAP IN THE PACCAR MX ENGINE MAY BECOME LOOSE, POSSIBLY ALLOWING THE CAP TO COME OFF AND ENGINE OIL TO PARTIALLY DISCHARGE FROM THE OIL MODULE ONTO EXHAUST COMPONENTS.
Hazard: THE DISCHARGE OF ENGINE OIL ONTO EXHAUST COMPONENTS WHICH ARE HOT, SUCH AS WHEN THE ENGINE IS UNDER SIGNIFICANT LOAD, MAY CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL RE-TORQUE THE OIL MODULE FILTER CAP AND INSTALL A SECONDARY RETENTION DEVICE ON THE SECONDARY CENTRIFUGAL SPINNER FILTER CAP. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440 AND PETERBILT AT 1-940-591-4196.
Additional Info: 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=11V127000
   
2010-11-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-11-02)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR KENWORTH T660, T700, T800 AND W900 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 22, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 2, 2010, AND EQUIPPED WITH AG400L AIR DISC BRAKES. THE AIR DISC BRAKE CALIPER COULD BE INSTALLED ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE DRIVE AXLE POTENTIALLY CAUSING INTERFERENCE WITH THE SUSPENSION BRACKET AND THE REAR SUSPENSION AS THE OUTERMOST BRAKE PADS WEAR AND THE FLOATING CALIPER MOVES INBOARD.
Hazard: AS THIS INTERFERENCE GETS LARGER, THIS COULD EVENTUALLY LEAD TO REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL VERIFY THE CORRECT ORIENTATION OF THE BRAKE CALIPER AND PERFORM THE NECESSARY REPAIR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 24, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH SAFETY RECALL NO. 10KWH.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=10V535000
   
2010-07-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-07-02)
Recall Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH TRW STEERING SHAFTS. THE CIRCUMFERENTIAL WELD AROUND THE STEERING SHAFT TUBE THAT WELDS THE SPLINED TUBE TO THE NON-SPLINED TUBE MAY BE MISLOCATED. MISLOCATION OF THE CIRCUMFERENTIAL WELD MAY ALLOW THE SPLINED TUBE AND NON-SPLINED TUBE TO ROTATE RELATIVE TO ONE ANOTHER DURING A LOW SPEED, HIGH TORQUE TURN, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A SEPARATION OF THE TWO TUBES.
Hazard: A SEPARATION OF THE SPLINED AND NON-SPLINED TUBES WOULD CAUSE A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING SHAFT USING A WELD PLACEMENT GAUGE PROVIDED BY TRW. ANY STEERING SHAFT FOUND TO HAVE BEEN WELDED IMPROPERLY WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 30, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440 AND PETERBILT AT 940-591-4196.
Additional Info: KENWORTH'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10KW-F & PETERBILT RECALL NO. 0610-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=10V308000
   
2010-06-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-06-16)
Recall Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2010 T660 TRACTOR TRAILORS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2008 THROUGH JULY 31, 2009. THE RETAINING PINS SECURING THE HOOD STRUT LOCK TUBE TO THE HOOD STRUT ASSEMBLY MAY BECOME LOOSE AND FALL OUT ALLOWING THE LOCK TUBE TO ROTATE ON THE STRUT ASSEMBLY. IN ITS NORMAL OPERATION THE SAFETY LATCH FEATURE IS AUTOMATICALLY SET AND IT PREVENTS THE HOOD FROM CLOSING. WITH THE HOOD CLOSED AND THE RETAINING PINS MISSING, THE LOCK TUBE MAY ROTATE RELATIVE TO THE GOOD STRUT RESULTING IN A NON-OPERATIONAL SAFETY LATCH FEATURE WHEN THE HOOD IS OPENED.
Hazard: A NON-OPERATIONAL SAFETY LATCH FEATURE MAY NOT BE DETECTED BY AN OPERATOR INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR VEHICLE DAMAGE SHOULD THE HOOD UNEXPECTEDLY CLOSE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PIVOT DISC AND LOCK TUBE RETAINING PINS WITH A REVISED PIVOT DISC AND CAP SCREWS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH SAFETY RECALL NO. 10KWE.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=10V266000
   
2010-05-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-05-04)
Recall Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 T2000, T660, T800 AND W900 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 30, 2009 AND SEPTEMBER 18, 2009. THE REAR AXLE OUTER END HUB MAY HAVE NOT BEEN PRIMED WITH OIL PROPERLY DURING THE REAR AXLE INSTALLATION PROCESS. POTENTIAL LACK OF OIL MAY CAUSE THE OUTER END BEARING TO HEAT UP AND/OR SEIZE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN THE OVERHEATING OF THE WHEEL END.
Hazard: A WHEEL END FIRE MAY OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BEARINGS, SEALS AND WILL ADD OIL TO THE OUTER END HUB AS WELL AS INSPECT RACES AND AXLE HOUSING FOR DAMAGE AND REPLACING AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 24, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 10KWB.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=10V185000
   
2009-12-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-12-23)
Recall Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2010 T2000, T800, T660 AND W900S TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 1 AND OCTOBER 23, 2009. THE FASTENERS ATTACHING THE STEERING GEAR TO THE FRONT DRIVE BRACKET MAY HAVE RECEIVED INSUFFICIENT TORQUE DURING THE INSTALLATION PROCESS RESULTING IN LESS THAN REQUIRED CLAMP LOAD.
Hazard: THE INSUFFICIENT CLAMP LOAD MAY ALLOW THE FASTENER(S) TO BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AWAY FROM THE VEHICLE RESULTING IN ROAD DEBRIS. IF MULTIPLE FASTENERS WERE TO BECOME LOOSE, THE VEHICLE STEERING MAY WANDER, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RE-TORQUE THE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 09KWB.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=09V490000
   
2009-10-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-10-27)
Recall Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2010 T2000, T800, T660 AND W900 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 12, 2008 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. THE AXLE U-BOLTS ATTACHING THE AXLE TO THE SUSPENSION LEAF SPRING ON CERTAIN AG400L REAR SUSPENSIONS MAY HAVE RECEIVED INSUFFICIENT FASTENER TORQUE DURING THE INSTALLATION PROCESS. THE INSUFFICIENT TORQUE MAY ALLOW THE AXLE U-BOLT TO BECOME LOOSE, WHICH MAY CAUSE VIBRATION IN THE REAR SUSPENSION.
Hazard: IF MULTIPLE FASTENERS WERE TO BECOME LOOSE, THE REAR AXLE MAY SHIFT RELATIVE TO THE REAR SUSPENSION LEAF SPRING, WHICH CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AXLE U-BOLTS FOR VISIBLE DEFECTS, INCLUDING BENT AND/OR SMASHED THREADS AND RE-TORQUE THE AXLE U-BOLTS TO FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 4, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Additional Info: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 09KWA.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=09V415000
   
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