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Kenworth T2000 Recall, Kenworth T600 Recall, Kenworth T660 Recall, Kenworth T800 Recall, Kenworth W900 Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
Model Year(s):

KENWORTH / T2000 2004-2009
KENWORTH / T600 2004-2009
KENWORTH / T660 2004-2009
KENWORTH / T800 2005-2009
KENWORTH / W900 2004-2009

Manufacturer: PACCAR INCORPORATED
Mfr's Report Date: JUN 23, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V239000
N/ANHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3423

Summary: KENWORTH IS RECALLING 3,423 Model Year 2004-2009 T2000, T800,T600, W900 AND T660 VEHICLES. INCREASED BRAKE EXCITATION IN A CERTAIN VEHICLE CONFIGURATION WHICH INCLUDES BENDIX DRUM BRAKES, WIDE BASE LOW PROFILE SINGLE TIRES, AND AN AG400 OR AG460 REAR SUSPENSION, DUE TO ITS UNIQUE BRAKE CLOCKING AND CAM TUBE LENGTH, CAN CAUSE FATIGUE AND CRACKING TO BRAKE ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS.

Consequence: CRACKING CAN CAUSE A COMPLETE FRACTURE OF THE CAM TUBE, WHICH COULD INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCE AND DECREASE PARKING BRAKE HOLD CAPABILITY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR AXLE BRAKES ASSEMBLY, REPLACE CRACKED REAR AXLE BRAKES ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS WHERE REQUIRED, AND INSTALL CAM TUBE SUPPORT BRACKETS ON ALL REAR AXLE WHEEL ENDS.

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