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Kenworth C500 Recall

2008 KENWORTH C500

Manufacturer: PACCAR INCORPORATED
Mfr's Report Date: MAY 14, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V165000
N/ANHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 112736

Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING 112,736 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C15 ENGINE. THE VARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION OIL LINE MAY RUB AGAINST THE P-CLIPS RETAINING THE OIL LINE, CAUSING AN OIL LEAK.

Consequence: AN OIL LEAK MAY RESULT IN A FIRE HAZARD.

Remedy: PACCAR IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR TO REMEDY THESE VEHICLES. PLEASE SEE RECALL 09E-020. CATERPILLAR WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS.

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