Auto Recalls for Consumers

2001 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #03V126000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2001 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #03V126000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR P 18X7 BRAKES WITH 36" BRAKE CHAMBERS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THESE TRUCKS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH A COMBINED AIR RESERVOIR VOLUME LESS THAN 12 TIMES THE COMBINED VOLUME OF ALL SERVICE BRAKE CHAMBERS.

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Vehicle 2001 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 1/21/1991 - 2/25/2003
Recalled on 4/2/2003
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on 5/5/2003
# Affected 45
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Description CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR P 18X7 BRAKES WITH 36" BRAKE CHAMBERS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THESE TRUCKS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH A COMBINED AIR RESERVOIR VOLUME LESS THAN 12 TIMES THE COMBINED VOLUME OF ALL SERVICE BRAKE CHAMBERS.
Consequences THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL ADD AN ADDITIONAL TANK OR CHANGE ONE OF THE EXISTING AIR TANKS TO A LARGER SIZE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON MAY 5, 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. 03KW3. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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2001 KENWORTH T800 Recall for VISIBILITY, DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

2001 KENWORTH T800 Recall for POWER TRAIN, DRIVELINE, UNIVERSAL JOINT

2001 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SUSPENSION, REAR

2001 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT, HUB

2001 KENWORTH T800 Recall for TRAILER HITCHES, FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

2001 KENWORTH T800 Recall for UNKNOWN OR OTHER
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