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Peterbilt 210 Recalls

There have been 4 recalls on 210 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-09-08 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-09-26, was due to a problem with the axle assembly. Approximately 2977 vehicles were involved. Since 2009, 210's have experienced approximately 6 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the electrical system, battery, exterior lighting. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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2017-09-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-09-26)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2009-2010 Peterbilt 210 and 220 trucks; 2012-2018 Peterbilt 210, 220, 330 and 337 trucks; and 2010-2018 Kenworth K270 and K370 trucks. These LFNA trucks have a front axle sway bar link that may come loose on the frame rail end and fall into the path of the drag link, possibly binding the steering system.
Hazard: If the sway bar link detaches and falls into the drag link, it may impact the ability of the vehicle to steer properly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the upper sway bar link attachment for a hardened washer installed between the bushing and the nut, installing a washer if it is missing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2017. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000 or Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's numbers for this recall are 817-D and 17KWE.
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=17V554000
   
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
   
2014-08-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-09-19)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Kenworth K270, T270, K370, T370, T440, T470, and W900 chassis manufactured May 13, 2014, to July 23, 2014, and certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 210, 220, 320, 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 382, 384, and 567 chassis manufactured May 8, 2014, to July 22, 2014. The Cummins ISB or ISL engines in these vehicles may have been equipped with Fleetguard UFF-XT fuel filters, part number FF63009, whose filter shell may separate from the fuel filter nut plate causing the engine to stall without warning.
Hazard: If the engine stalls unexpectedly there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: Cummins will notify owners on behalf of PACCAR, and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel filter with a non-defective one, 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. Owners may also contact Cummins customer service at 1-812-377-3713. Kenworth's number for this recall is 14KWJ. Peterbilt's number for this recall is 814-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=14V486000
   
2014-07-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-07-21)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Inc. (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Kenworth K300 and Peterbilt 210, 220, and 320 chassis manufactured March 14, 2012 to July 14, 2014. The affected vehicles may have loose fitting electrical connectors on the power distribution module which may cause the engine to shut off.
Hazard: An unexpected engine shut down increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will install nylon tie straps to hold the connectors in place until the permanent remedy, a connection position device, becomes available. Both remedies will be provided free of charge. The recall will begin in September 2014. For more information, Peterbilt owners may call 1-940-591-4220 and Kenworth owners may call 1-425-828-5000. PACCAR's number for this recall is 14KWH (Kenworth), and 714-G (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=14V439000
   
2014-01-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-02-11)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2012 and 2014 model year Kenworth K300 and Peterbilt 210 and 220 chassis equipped with Sure Power-brand battery equalizers or DC-DC converters containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for electrical insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.
Hazard: If the potting compound is exposed to heat and conducts electricity, there is an increased risk of a vehicle fire and personal injury.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective component with a new battery equalizer or DC-DC converter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of February 2014. Customers may contact PACCAR at 1-425-468-7400. Kenworth's number for this recall is 14KWD. Peterbilt's number for this recall is 114-C.
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=14V014000
   
2012-10-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-10-09)
Recall Summary: PACCAR is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Kenworth K270 and K370 vehicles, manufactured from November 23, 2011, through September 27, 2012, and model year 2012-2013 Peterbilt 210 and 220 vehicles, manufactured from July 29, 2011, through September 25, 2012, for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) no. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The fog lamps may be illuminated while the high beam headlights are on. Additionally, the daytime running lights are not deactivated when the headlight control is switched to an "on" position.
Hazard: Vehicles that use a combination of both fog lights and head lights or daytime running lights and headlights may be too bright for oncoming traffic, possibly distracting them and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will change the wiring harness free of charge. The recall began on November 16, 2012. Owners may contact Kenworth at 1-425-828-5000 or Peterbilt at 1-940-591-4000.
Additional Info: Kenworth's recall campaign number is 12KWG.Peterbilt's recall campaign number is 1012C. 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=12V490000
   
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