PETERBILT 379K 2007: SUSPENSION

Make : PETERBILT Model : 379K Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-08-16 - 2006-11-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V490000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-01-17 Date Received by ODI: 2006-12-21 Date Added to Database: 2006-12-28
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 1206D
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3246
Summary:
      ON SOME PETERBILT TRUCKS, CERTAIN PARTS USED IN THE AIR SUSPENSIONS HAVE A HIGH COPPER CONTENT CAUSING PREMATURE FAILURE.
Consequence:
      FAILURE COULD CAUSE ERRATIC VEHICLE HANDLING WHICH CAN CAUSE A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, WHEN NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PARTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 17, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PETERBILT AT 1-940-591-4196.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PACCAR/PETERBILT RECALL NO. 1206D.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.