Manufacturer: PACCAR INCORPORATED
Mfr's Report Date: JUN 15, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V227000
N/ANHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 13
Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING 13 MY 2009 T2000 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 106, "BRAKE HOSES." AIR TUBE EXPANDER FITTING USED BETWEEN THE AIR TUBE INLET AND DASH AIR GAUGES FOR THE TRAILER DOES NOT MEET THE BURST PRESSURE REQUIREMENTS.
Consequence: THIS CAN RESULT IN BRAKE HOSE RUPTURE, AIR PRESSURE LOSS, AND COMPROMISED VEHICLE BRAKING WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE EXPANDER FITTING WHICH IS RELATED TO 1,200 PSI.
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