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2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #03V045000

 
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2003 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #03V045000

RECALL FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH TRAILER CONNECTIONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS (FMVSS) NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS," AND NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE SUPPLIER REMOVED A RUBBER GROMMET FROM THE TRAILER LIGHT LINE CONNECTOR. THE VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING CORROSION AT THE 7-WAY TRAILER CONNECTION. THIS CAUSES INTERMITTENT FLASHING/FLICKERING OF THE TRAILER LIGHTS.

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Vehicle 2003 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 5/23/2002 - 2/14/2003
Recalled on 2/13/2003
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on 3/14/2003
# Affected 9,890
Recalled for EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Description CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH TRAILER CONNECTIONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS (FMVSS) NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS," AND NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE SUPPLIER REMOVED A RUBBER GROMMET FROM THE TRAILER LIGHT LINE CONNECTOR. THE VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING CORROSION AT THE 7-WAY TRAILER CONNECTION. THIS CAUSES INTERMITTENT FLASHING/FLICKERING OF THE TRAILER LIGHTS.
Consequences THIS COULD CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT AND/OR POSSIBLE FIRE HAZARD.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE MISSING GROMMET ON ALL AFFECTED CHASSIS. IF A CONNECTOR IS FOUND DEFECTIVE, IT WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEW CONNECTOR. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS BEGAN ON MARCH 14, 2003. 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 KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Notes KENWORTH RECALL NO. 03KW1. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall for TRAILER HITCHES, FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall for UNKNOWN OR OTHER

2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, WIRING

2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
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