KENWORTH W900B 1988: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : KENWORTH Model : W900B Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1987-06-01 - 1988-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 88V099000
Date Owner's Notified: 1988-07-15 Date Received by ODI: 1988-06-24 Date Added to Database: 1988-06-30
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 283
Summary:
      ELECTRONIC THROTTLE SENSORS MAY FAIL TO RETURN TO IDLE DUE TO THROTTLE PEDAL STOP BEING INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED OF ALUMINUM INSTEAD OF STEEL.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF TRUCK CONTROL AND ANACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE ALUMINUM THROTTLE PEDAL STOPS WITH A STEEL VERSION, ALSO, REPLACE THROTTLE POTENTIOMETER IF IT HAS BEEN OVERLOADED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: THROTTLE SENSORS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH CATERPILLAR PEEC TYPE ENGINES.