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Kenworth C500 Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
KENWORTH / C500 2009-2011
Manufacturer: PACCAR INCORPORATED Mfr's Report Date: MAY 05, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V212000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DRUM:CHAMBER Potential Number of Units Affected: 10 Summary:
 KENWORTH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2011 C500 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 24, 2008 THROUGH JANUARY 13, 2010. DURING MANEUVERS WITH CERTAIN COMBINATIONS OF WHEEL TURN, ARTICULATION, AND BUMP, THE BRAKE CHAMBER CAN CONTACT THE REAR HOOD SUPPORT. Consequence:
 THE CONTACT CAN DAMAGE THE BRAKE CHAMBER LEADING TO A LOSS OF BRAKING FUNCTION AT THE AFFECTED WHEEL END, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. Remedy:
 KENWORTH WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS.

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