PETERBILT 379 2005: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : PETERBILT Model : 379 Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2003-04-18 - 2005-09-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V570000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-04-17 Date Received by ODI: 2005-12-22 Date Added to Database: 2005-12-22
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05KW7 & 1205E
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 30995
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRACTORS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES, THE VARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION OIL LINE MAY WEAR AGAINST THE SHARP EDGE OF THE CYLINDER HEAD IF NOT POSITIONED CORRECTLY.
Consequence:
      THE OIL LINE MAY BE CUT ON THE CYLINDER HEAD CAUSING AN OIL LEAK AND A POSSIBLE FIRE.
Remedy:
      CATERPILLAR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH PACCAR, WILL BE CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CALL CATERPILLAR AT 309-675-6496, KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440, OR PETERBILT AT 940-591-4201.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      KENWORTH RECALL NO. 05KW7 AND PETERBILT RECALL NO. 1205E.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO 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.