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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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2015-07-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-08-19)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Kenworth T440, T470, T660, T680, and T880 trucks manufactured January 14, 2010, to May 22, 2015, and equipped with HID Headlamps and the option for Daytime Running Lamps (DRL). The DRLs are required to deactivate when the hazard warning lights are activated, however, the DRLs on these vehicles override the hazard flashing functionality after the brake pedal is pushed for more than two seconds. Normal hazard flashing functionality returns once the service brake is released. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Hazard: If the hazard warning lamps are overridden by the DRL, oncoming vehicles may fail to be warned, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Kenworth will notify owners, and dealers will update the cab controller software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 17, 2015. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000. Kenworth's number for this recall is 15KWL.
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=15V458000
   
2015-05-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2014 and 2015 Kenworth T660, T680, and T800 trucks manufactured January 29, 2013, to April 2, 2014, and 2013 Peterbilt 587 trucks manufactured on August 8, 2012. The affected trucks are built with a driveshaft that may not transmit power to the wheels due to weld failure from corrosion.
Hazard: If the weld fails causing a loss of power to the rear wheels, the vehicle operator may be unable to move the vehicle, or may experience deceleration if the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective driveshafts, 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. PACCAR's number for this recall is 15KWJ and 515-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=15V310000
   
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
   
2015-05-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Kenworth T660, T680, T880 trucks manufactured February 18, 2013, to April 10, 2015, and 2011-2016 Peterbilt 386, 389, 567, 579, and 587 trucks manufactured December 13, 2010, to April 20, 2015. The affected trucks, equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines and Delco-Remy 40SI alternators, have alternator charge cables that may chafe against a formed metal freon discharge line.
Hazard: If the alternator cable rubs through its insulation, an electrical short may occur, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the alternator charge cable away from the metal freon line, 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. PACCAR's numbers for this recall are 15KWE and 515-F.
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=15V270000
   
2015-01-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-02-11)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 210, 220, 320, and Kenworth K270, K370, T660, T800, T880 trucks manufactured July 21, 2014, to September 16, 2014. The brake caliper bolts may not be properly torqued.
Hazard: As a result, the brake caliper bolts may loosen, reducing the effectiveness of the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and tighten or replace any loose caliper bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Peterbilt customer service 1-940-591-4000, or Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000. PACCAR's number for this recall is 15KWA (Kenworth) and 115B (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=15V051000
   
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
   
2014-11-10 (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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V722000
   
2014-03-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-11)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Inc, is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Kenworth T440, T660, T800, and W900 tractor trailers manufactured January 23, 2013, through February 4, 2014, and certain model year 2014-2015 Peterbilt 320, 365, 382, 384 tractor trailers manufactured January 21, 2013, through February 5, 2014, and equipped with certain Cummins Westport Model ISL G and ISX12 G engines. Condensation in the intake manifold may freeze during cold weather conditions and interfere with the proper operation of the intake manifold pressure sensor.
Hazard: The improper operation of the sensor could induce elevated exhaust temperatures or flames from the exhaust pipe, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire or burn injury to a person near the exhaust pipe.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and authorized Cummins service facilities will upload a new ECM calibration, free of charge. The recall is scheduled to begin by mid-April 2014. Customers may contact PACCAR at 1-425-468-7400. Paccar's recall numbers associated with this campaign are 14KWG (Kenworth), and 214-C (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=14V086000
   
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