KENWORTH T300 2008: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : KENWORTH Model : T300 Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-11-27 - 2007-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V132000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-05-09 Date Received by ODI: 2007-03-22 Date Added to Database: 2007-03-22
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07KW4 & 107C
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 245
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE AXLE HOUSINGS MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH STEEL THAT WAS OUT OF SPECIFICATION WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FATIGUE FAILURE OVER TIME.
Consequence:
      IF A FATIGUE FAILURE OCCURS AND IS LEFT UNATTENDED, THE AXLE MAY LOCK UP OR THE END OF THE AXLE COULD COME OFF, WHICH MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE AXLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 9, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440 AND PETERBILT AT 1-940-591-4196.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      KENWORTH RECALL NO. 07KW4 & PETERBILT RECALL NO. 107C.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.