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1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #03V245000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1998 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #03V245000

RECALL FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULES ON THE C8.3G AND L10G ENGINES, THE ECM DOES NOT HAVE THE ABILITY TO DETECT A THROTTLE FAIL-SAFE ENGINE SHUTDOWN COMMAND. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNANTICIPATED, UNCOMMANDED OPEN THROTTLE CONDITION WITHOUT WARNING.

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Vehicle 1998 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 4/1/1995 - 12/31/1997
Recalled on 7/17/2003
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 18
Recalled for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Description ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULES ON THE C8.3G AND L10G ENGINES, THE ECM DOES NOT HAVE THE ABILITY TO DETECT A THROTTLE FAIL-SAFE ENGINE SHUTDOWN COMMAND. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNANTICIPATED, UNCOMMANDED OPEN THROTTLE CONDITION WITHOUT WARNING.
Consequences IF THIS EVENT OCCURS, THE VEHICLE OPERATOR WILL NOT HAVE CONTROL OF THE ENGINE SPEED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective action CUMMINS WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE ECM. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-343-7357 OR KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Notes 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 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 SUSPENSION, REAR

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

1998 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT, HUB
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