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2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #09V239000

 
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2008 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #09V239000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

KENWORTH IS RECALLING 3,423 MY 2004-2009 T2000, T800,T600, W900 AND T660 VEHICLES. INCREASED BRAKE EXCITATION IN A CERTAIN VEHICLE CONFIGURATION WHICH INCLUDES BENDIX DRUM BRAKES, WIDE BASE LOW PROFILE SINGLE TIRES, AND AN AG400 OR AG460 REAR SUSPENSION, DUE TO ITS UNIQUE BRAKE CLOCKING AND CAM TUBE LENGTH, CAN CAUSE FATIGUE AND CRACKING TO BRAKE ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS.

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Vehicle 2008 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 4/23/2003 - 9/17/2008
Recalled on 6/29/2009
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on 7/20/2009
# Affected 3,423
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Description KENWORTH IS RECALLING 3,423 MY 2004-2009 T2000, T800,T600, W900 AND T660 VEHICLES. INCREASED BRAKE EXCITATION IN A CERTAIN VEHICLE CONFIGURATION WHICH INCLUDES BENDIX DRUM BRAKES, WIDE BASE LOW PROFILE SINGLE TIRES, AND AN AG400 OR AG460 REAR SUSPENSION, DUE TO ITS UNIQUE BRAKE CLOCKING AND CAM TUBE LENGTH, CAN CAUSE FATIGUE AND CRACKING TO BRAKE ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS.
Consequences CRACKING CAN CAUSE A COMPLETE FRACTURE OF THE CAM TUBE, WHICH COULD INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCE AND DECREASE PARKING BRAKE HOLD CAPABILITY.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR AXLE BRAKES ASSEMBLY, REPLACE CRACKED REAR AXLE BRAKES ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS WHERE REQUIRED, AND INSTALL CAM TUBE SUPPORT BRACKETS ON ALL REAR AXLE WHEEL ENDS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OR BEFORE JULY 25, 2009. OWNER MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Notes PACCAR RECALL NO. 09KW7.OWNERS MAY ALSO 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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2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR, SUPPLY, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

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2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ENGINE, DIESEL

2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ENGINE, DIESEL

2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR, DISC

2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for STEERING, COLUMN

2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for POWER TRAIN, AXLE ASSEMBLY

2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

2008 KENWORTH T800 Recall for SERVICE BRAKES
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