KENWORTH T300 2003: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Make : KENWORTH Model : T300 Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2002-09-01 - 2004-02-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V169000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-05-11 Date Received by ODI: 2004-04-02 Date Added to Database: 2004-04-14
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 03KW9
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2586
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C7 OR 3126E 2002 ENGINES AND HORTON FAN HUBS, THE FAN HUB MOUNTING BOLTS CAN FAIL, RESULTING IN THE HUB AND FAN ASSEMBLY SEPARATING FROM THE ENGINE. THIS LOSS OF CLAMP LOAD CAUSES UNWANTED VIBRATION IN THE ASSEMBLY THAT LEADS TO BOLT FAILURE.
Consequence:
      IF THE BOLTS FAIL, THE COMPLETE HUB AND FAN ASSEMBLY COULD SEPARATE FROM THE ENGINE RESULTING IN EQUIPMENT DAMAGE AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW JOURNAL BRACKET. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 11, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT KENWORTH AT 1-425-828-5440.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      KENWORTHRECALL NO. 03KW9.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.