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2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #03V168000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2003 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #03V168000

RECALL FOR TRAILER HITCHES : FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH JOST INTERNATIONAL JSK 37U SERIES FIFTH WHEELS, A FATIGUE CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE BRACKET PIN WELD UNDER CERTAIN LOADING CONDITIONS.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2003 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 7/18/2001 - 5/15/2003
Recalled on 5/15/2003
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on 6/18/2003
# Affected 483
Recalled for TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY
Description ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH JOST INTERNATIONAL JSK 37U SERIES FIFTH WHEELS, A FATIGUE CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE BRACKET PIN WELD UNDER CERTAIN LOADING CONDITIONS.
Consequences IF LEFT UNDETECTED OR CORRECTED IT COULD LEAD TO THE SEPARATION OF THE FIFTH WHEEL TOP PLATE FROM ITS MOUNTING STRUCTURE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRACKET PINS AND REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. PETERBILT'S OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 20, 2003. KENWORTH'S OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 12, 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 PETERBILT AT 940-591-4201 OR KENWORTH 425-828-5440.
Notes PETERBILT RECALL NO. 403-C/KENWORTH RECALL NO. 03KW4.ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

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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