24KWF – Steering Gear Shaft May Fracture – 2025 Kenworth T280, T380, T480, T680, T880, & W990

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March 27, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V233000

Steering Gear Shaft May Fracture

Fractured steering gear teeth can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V233

Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 782

 

Summary

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2025 Peterbilt 536, 548, 567, 579, and Kenworth T280, T380, T480, T680, T880, and W990 vehicles. The steering gear sector shaft may have been improperly heat-treated, which can cause the gear teeth to crack or fracture.

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect the serial numbers, and replace the steering gears as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 26, 2024. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5888 and Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR’s numbers for this recall are 24PBF and 24KWF.

 

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 :

01-17-24: Safety and compliance notified by supplier quality that R.H. Sheppard notified them of the issue.
Investigation opened. Steering gear serial number inspection and containment began at all affected plants.

01-31-24: Containment complete at all affected plants.

02-09-24: Sheppard notified PACCAR that they submitted an equipment recall.

02-19-24: Began compiling suspect chassis list.

03-05-24: Met with Sheppard to review low hardness shaft steering gear testing and warranty history.

03-11-24: Reviewed containment data with affected plants to firm suspect population.

03-21-24: Full safety committee concurrence with Sheppard equipment recall on determination of safety related defect.

As of 03/22/2024, PACCAR received 0 warranty claims and 0 reports about 0 trucks in the field that may be related. 0 reports of deaths or injuries have been received.

 


10 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
KENWORTH T280 2025
KENWORTH T380 2025
KENWORTH T480 2025
KENWORTH T680 2025
KENWORTH T880 2025
KENWORTH W990 2025
PETERBILT 536 2025
PETERBILT 548 2025
PETERBILT 567 2025
PETERBILT 579 2025

 


2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V233-8041.PDF 214.606KB

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V233-5183.pdf 645.515KB

 


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=24V233&docType=RCL

 


 

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