KENWORTH T300 2008: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : KENWORTH Model : T300 Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2005-12-05 - 2007-02-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V213000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-06-22 Date Received by ODI: 2007-05-21 Date Added to Database: 2007-05-21
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07KW8
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 293
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ISC OR PACCAR PX8 ENGINES, THE JUMPER WIRE BETWEEN THE GRID HEATER RELAY TO THE FUSE BLOCK HAS BEEN ROUTED IN SUCH A WAY THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR IT TO RUB AGAINST THE RADIATOR SUPPORT.
Consequence:
      THE SUSPECT WIRE IS DOWN STREAM OF THE FUSE; THIS CHAFF POINT COULD CAUSE THE 250 AMP CHARGE WIRE TO ARC, POTENTIALLY CAUSING A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ROUTING OF THE JUMPER WIRE. IF THE WIRE IS NOT ROUTED CORRECTLY, IT WILL BE INSPECTED FOR RUBBING OR CHAFFING AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PACCAR/KENWORTH RECALL NO. 07KW8.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.