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2009 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #09V415000

 
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2009 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #09V415000

RECALL FOR POWER TRAIN : AXLE ASSEMBLY

KENWORTH IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2010 T2000, T800, T660 AND W900 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 12, 2008 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. THE AXLE U-BOLTS ATTACHING THE AXLE TO THE SUSPENSION LEAF SPRING ON CERTAIN AG400L REAR SUSPENSIONS MAY HAVE RECEIVED INSUFFICIENT FASTENER TORQUE DURING THE INSTALLATION PROCESS. THE INSUFFICIENT TORQUE MAY ALLOW THE AXLE U-BOLT TO BECOME LOOSE, WHICH MAY CAUSE VIBRATION IN THE REAR SUSPENSION.

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Vehicle 2009 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR INCORPORATED
Manufactured between 11/12/2008 - 9/30/2009
Recalled on 10/27/2009
Influenced by PACCAR INCORPORATED
Owners Notified on 11/4/2009
# Affected 914
Recalled for POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Description KENWORTH IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2010 T2000, T800, T660 AND W900 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 12, 2008 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. THE AXLE U-BOLTS ATTACHING THE AXLE TO THE SUSPENSION LEAF SPRING ON CERTAIN AG400L REAR SUSPENSIONS MAY HAVE RECEIVED INSUFFICIENT FASTENER TORQUE DURING THE INSTALLATION PROCESS. THE INSUFFICIENT TORQUE MAY ALLOW THE AXLE U-BOLT TO BECOME LOOSE, WHICH MAY CAUSE VIBRATION IN THE REAR SUSPENSION.
Consequences IF MULTIPLE FASTENERS WERE TO BECOME LOOSE, THE REAR AXLE MAY SHIFT RELATIVE TO THE REAR SUSPENSION LEAF SPRING, WHICH CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AXLE U-BOLTS FOR VISIBLE DEFECTS, INCLUDING BENT AND/OR SMASHED THREADS AND RE-TORQUE THE AXLE U-BOLTS TO FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 4, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Notes KENWORTH RECALL NO. 09KWA.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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