Kenworth W900s Recalls
There has been 1 recall on W900s vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-12-23 due to a problem with the steering. Approximately 3078 vehicles were involved. Since 2010, W900s's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . 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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Kenworth W900s
|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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.