Auto Recalls for Consumers

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #02V061001

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1998 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #02V061001

RECALL FOR SUSPENSION : REAR

ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH REPLACEMENT DANA SPICER TANDEM DRIVE AXLE MODELS DS463 AND DS521, INSTALLED ON VEHICLES FROM MAY 1, 2001 THROUGH FEBRUARY 1, 2002, AN UNDERSIZED ATTACHMENT WELD MAY FRACTURE WITHOUT WARNING.

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Vehicle 1998 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR, INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 7/9/1998 - 9/22/2000
Recalled on 3/5/2002
Influenced by PACCAR, INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 116
Recalled for SUSPENSION:REAR
Description ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH REPLACEMENT DANA SPICER TANDEM DRIVE AXLE MODELS DS463 AND DS521, INSTALLED ON VEHICLES FROM MAY 1, 2001 THROUGH FEBRUARY 1, 2002, AN UNDERSIZED ATTACHMENT WELD MAY FRACTURE WITHOUT WARNING.
Consequences THE LOSS OF THIS ATTACHMENT TO THE VEHICLE CHASSIS CAN ADVERSELY AFFECT VEHICLE HANDLING OR DRIVER CONTROL.
Corrective action DANA IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. THE DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE SUSPECT BRACKET, INSPECT THE AXLE HOUSING, AND REWELD THE BRACKET TO THE AXLE HOUSING. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DANA AT 616-567-1088 OR KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Notes CONSUMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
See also 1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, WIRING, FRONT UNDERHOOD

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, IGNITION, MODULE

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT, CONTROL ARM, LOWER ARM

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for EQUIPMENT, OTHER, LABELS

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT, HUB

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
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