KENWORTH COE SERIES 1979: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

Make : KENWORTH Model : COE SERIES Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1975-09-01 - 1980-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V119000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-01-19 Date Received by ODI: 1986-08-26 Date Added to Database: 1986-08-27
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4300
Summary:
      FRONT ALUMINUM STEERING AXLE HUBS WERE INCORRECTLY HEATED DURING STUD AND BEARING CUP PRESSING OPERATIONS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: DUE TO THE INCORRECT HEAT TREATMENT THE HUBS MAY CRACK AND FAIL UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS. FAILURE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF WHEEL AND VEHICLE CRASH.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      ALL RECALLED HUBS WILL BE INSPECTED AND TESTED FOR HARDNESS SPECIFICATIONS. IF THEY FAIL TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS, THEY WILL BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING/FRONT AXLE HUB.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK/ TRACTOR.