18KWC - T270/T370 Rear Wheel Hubs Installed Incorrectly - 2019 Kenworth T270 & T370

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V359
Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 36

 

Rear Hub Axle Nut may be Over Tightened

Bearing failure can cause wheel separation, increasing the risk of crash.

 

Summary

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2019 Kenworth T270 and T370 vehicles. The rear hub axle nut on these vehicles may have been over tightened, possibly causing bearing failure or a fire.

 

Remedy

PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will disassemble the rear hub assembly, and install new bearings and re-assemble the hub, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 29, 2018. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-918-259-3258. PACCAR's number for this recall is 18KWC.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Safety Bulletin

No. 1B18KWC

6/25/2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCSB-18V359-9159.pdf

Download (PDF, 61KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

June 26, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V359-4153.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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