KENWORTH COE SERIES 1979: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : KENWORTH Model : COE SERIES Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-04-01 - 1979-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V075000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-04-09 Date Received by ODI: 1980-06-19 Date Added to Database: 1980-07-29
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3050
Summary:
      STEERING ARMS ON INVOLVED VEHICLES, IDENTIFIED BY THE HEAT CODE "E14", MAY HAVE RECEIVED IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE STEERING ARM TO CRACK OR BREAK.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE ALL STEERING ARMS IDENTIFIED BY THE "E14" HEAT CODE WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      **THIS CAMPAIGN IS SUPERCEDED BY NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER 81V098000.**VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ROCKWELL STEERING ARMS.SYSTEM: STEERING; STEERING ARMS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: A CRACKED OR BROKEN STEERING ARM WOULD CAUSE LOSS OFSTEERING CONTROL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING AND COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.