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Kenworth T800, W900 and Peterbilt 365, 384 Recall

2008 KENWORTH T800
2009 Kenworth T800
2008 Kenworth W900
2009 KENWORTH W900
2008 Peterbilt 365
2009 PETERBILT 365
2008 Peterbilt 384
2009 PETERBILT 384

Manufacturer: PACCAR INCORPORATED
Mfr's Report Date: SEP 19, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V486000

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 263

Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING 263 Model Year 2008 and 2009 KENWORTH T800, W900 AND PETERBILT 365 AND 384 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH C7 OR C9 CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES. THE FUEL PUMP OUTLET CHECK PLUG MAY BE CRACKED WHICH COULD CAUSE FUEL TO SPRAY AND LEAK.

Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy: PACCAR IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR.

Watch out, folks, because leaking fuel can burn and that can cause a fire. If you've got a deadly defect Kenworth or a lemon Peterbilt, don't put up with a runaround. We've been helping trucks get rid of lemon trucks since 1978. We can help you too.

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