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Kenworth Truck Recalls

Kenworth Trucks recalled for fire hazard.
Make / Models :

Model/Build Years:
KENWORTH / T800 2008-2009
KENWORTH / W900 2008-2009
PETERBILT / 365 2008-2009
PETERBILT / 384 2008-2009
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 MY 2008-2009 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 (PLEASE SEE 08E042). CATERPILLAR WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP PLUG

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