Peterbilt 201 Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on 201 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2007-08-10 due to a problem with the diesel. Since 2005, 201'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 Peterbilt 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 Peterbilt 201
|2007-08-10||(Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-10)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C7 AND C9 DIESEL ENGINES, A FUEL PUMP FAILURE WILL DILUTE THE ENGINE OIL WITH FUEL AND CAUSE LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL AND EXCESSIVE SMOKE.|
|Hazard:||LOSS OF THROTTLE CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH AND FUEL LEAKAGE. IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||PACCAR WILL WORK WITH CATERPILLAR TO REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP ON AFFECTED CHASSIS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLER AT 1-800-447-4986, PETERBILT AT 1-940-591-4201, OR KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.|
|Additional Info:||PETERBILT RECALL NO. 7071 AND KENWORTH RECALL NO. 07KWD.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.|
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