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2003 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #04V174000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2003 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #04V174000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : WIRING

CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH EATON FULLER ULTRASONIC TRANSMISSIONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT." THE CAB TRANSMISSION HARNESS COULD HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY WIRED DURING PRODUCTION INSTALLATION.

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Vehicle 2003 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 2/5/2003 - 1/13/2004
Recalled on 4/14/2004
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on 5/7/2004
# Affected 25
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Description CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH EATON FULLER ULTRASONIC TRANSMISSIONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT." THE CAB TRANSMISSION HARNESS COULD HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY WIRED DURING PRODUCTION INSTALLATION.
Consequences THIS COULD CAUSE THE NEUTRAL START FEATURE OF THE TRANSMISSION TO DISABLE ALLOWING THE VEHICLE TO START IN GEAR INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE CONNECTIONS IN THE WIRING HARNESS IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON MAY 7, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Notes KENWORTH RECALL NO. 04KW1.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 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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 POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
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