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2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #07V073000

 
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2008 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #07V073000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE TRAILER LIGHT LINE MAY HAVE BEEN ROUTED USING TOO TIGHT OF A BEND RADIUS. THIS ROUTING METHOD COULD CAUSE THE WIRES WITHIN THE HARNESS PLUG TO BE PULLED AWAY FROM THE CHASSIS PLUG RESULTING IN AN INTERMITTENT OR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL POWER LOSS TO THE TRAILER.

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Vehicle 2008 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 5/22/2006 - 11/7/2006
Recalled on 3/2/2007
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on 4/16/2007
# Affected 1,377
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Description CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE TRAILER LIGHT LINE MAY HAVE BEEN ROUTED USING TOO TIGHT OF A BEND RADIUS. THIS ROUTING METHOD COULD CAUSE THE WIRES WITHIN THE HARNESS PLUG TO BE PULLED AWAY FROM THE CHASSIS PLUG RESULTING IN AN INTERMITTENT OR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL POWER LOSS TO THE TRAILER.
Consequences SHOULD POWER BE LOST, THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS WOULD NOT PROVIDE POWER TO THE ANTILOCK SYSTEM ON THE TOWED VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE LIGHT LINE TO ELIMINATE THE EXCESSIVE BEND RADIUS AND REPLACE ANY PLUG OR HARNESS THAT HAS BEEN DAMAGED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 16, 2007. OWNER MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Notes PACCAR RECALL NO. 07KW1.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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