24KWB – Axle Spindles May Fracture – 2024 Kenworth T880

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January 25, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V043000

Axle Spindles May Fracture

An improperly installed wheel end hub assembly can leak oil, causing the axle spindles to loosen or fracture and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V043

Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 48

 

Summary

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2024 Peterbilt 389, 520, 567, and Kenworth T880 trucks. The bearing journals may not be fully seated in the steering knuckle assemblies, preventing the proper installation of the wheel end hub assemblies.

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and replace the steering knuckle assemblies as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 25, 2024. Owners may contact Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4220 and/or Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5888. PACCAR’s numbers for this recall are 24PBB and 24KWB.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


Chronology :

Dec 15, 2023: Hendrickson sent NHTSA filing to PACCAR Safety and Compliance.

Dec 25, 2023: Safety and Compliance gathering location of affected population.

Jan 8, 2023: S&C finished gathering information of chassis list provided by Hendrickson.

Jan 9, 2023: S&C reached out to Hendrickson for further information.

Jan 12, 2023: S&C received requested additional information from Hendrickson.

Jan 18, 2023: Final list completed of reworked chassis by Hendrickson. PACCAR Safety Committee meeting held and conclusion was to concur with Hendrickson’s decision to recall.

As of 1-18-24, PACCAR received 0 warranty claims and 0 report(s) about trucks in the field that may be related between September 2023 and January 2024. 0 reports of deaths or injuries have been received.

 


4 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
KENWORTH T880 2024
PETERBILT 389 2024
PETERBILT 520 2024
PETERBILT 567 2024

 


5 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V043-3982.PDF 217.736KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V043-3066.pdf 645.474KB

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Safety Bulletin – Number 24PBB Date 2/9/2024

RCSB-24V043-5029.pdf 131.699KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-24V043-1398.pdf 131.699KB

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Safety Bulletin

RCSB-24V043-3096.pdf 132.448KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most recent Recall Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=24V043&docType=RCL

 


 

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