19KWA - Rear Axles Inadequately Lubricated - 2020 Kenworth T680, T800, T880, W900 & W990

March 5, 2019

Rear Axles Inadequately Lubricated

Without lubricating oil, the bearings, hub and axle shafts may wear, resulting in the separation of a wheel end from the axle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V176

Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 93

 

Summary

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2020 Kenworth T680, T800, T880, W900 and W990 trucks. The rear axles may not contain oil.

 

Remedy

Paccar will notify owners, and Kenworth dealers will inspect all of the rear axles for the presence of oil. If no oil is present, the wheels ends will be removed and the bearings, hub and axle shaft will be inspected for damage. If excessive wear or heat damage is evident, the components will be replaced, as necessary. Oil will then be added per the axle specifications. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 26, 2019. Owners may contact Paccar customer service at 1-918-259-3258. Paccar's number for this recall is 19KWA.

 

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.


5 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
KENWORTH T680 2020
KENWORTH T800 2020
KENWORTH T880 2020
KENWORTH W900 2020
KENWORTH W990 2020

2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V176-8172.pdf 245.974KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V176-4929.PDF 213.851KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V176&docType=RCL


 

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Lucas Oil LUC10046 SAE 80W-90 Heavy Duty Gear Oil - 1 Gallon
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  • Helps to control heat
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Mobilube HD Plus 80w90, Gear Oil, 1 qt.
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Genuine Ford Fluid XY-80W90-QL SAE 80W-90 Premium Rear Axle Lubricant - 1 Quart
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Valvoline 80W-90 High Performance Gear Oil - 5gal (VV838)
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Last update on 2019-05-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-05-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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