18KWB – Front Wheel Hub Incorrectly Assembled – 2018 Kenworth T270

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V308
Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated
Components SUSPENSION, WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected 14

 

Front Wheel Hub Incorrectly Assembled

Front wheel bearing failure can lead to front wheel separation, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2018 Kenworth T270 trucks. The outer spindle nut of the front wheel hub assembly may have been incorrectly installed possibly causing bearing failure.

 

Remedy

PACCAR has notified owners, and dealers have inspected the hub assembly and corrected the installations, free of charge. The recall began April 26, 2018. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000. PACCAR’s number for this recall is 18KWB.

 

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.

 


Recall Acknowledgement

June 5, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V308-4361.pdf

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