KENWORTH T300 2008: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : KENWORTH Model : T300 Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-05-22 - 2006-11-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V073000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-04-16 Date Received by ODI: 2007-03-02 Date Added to Database: 2007-03-02
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07KW1
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1377
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE TRAILER LIGHT LINE MAY HAVE BEEN ROUTED USING TOO TIGHT OF A BEND RADIUS. THIS ROUTING METHOD COULD CAUSE THE WIRES WITHIN THE HARNESS PLUG TO BE PULLED AWAY FROM THE CHASSIS PLUG RESULTING IN AN INTERMITTENT OR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL POWER LOSS TO THE TRAILER.
Consequence:
      SHOULD POWER BE LOST, THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS WOULD NOT PROVIDE POWER TO THE ANTILOCK SYSTEM ON THE TOWED VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE LIGHT LINE TO ELIMINATE THE EXCESSIVE BEND RADIUS AND REPLACE ANY PLUG OR HARNESS THAT HAS BEEN DAMAGED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 16, 2007. OWNER MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      PACCAR RECALL NO. 07KW1.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.