Paccar Inc. recalls more than 17,600 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks from 2018-2020 because the mounting levers that attach the steering lever to the fist may fail.
Steering lever fasteners Dana Inc. the D-Series were investigated following a fault report in August 2020. Failure of both fasteners can result in loss of steering control. This can increase the risk of accident or injury.
Paccar documents did not report any accidents or injuries (NASDAQ: PCAR) filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA has posted a recall on its website.
Some 2018-2020 Kenworth T270, T370, T440, T470, T660, T680, T800, T880, W900 and W990 and Peterbilt 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 308, 5 and 5 included models 6, 309 are expected that less than 1% of recalled trucks will face a problem.
Numerous tests of some trucks in collaboration with Dana (NYSE: Dan) did not find any problems, but on April 18 Paccar decided to order a recall. Paccar is still investigating the cause of the problem and working to resolve it.
Customers and dealers will be notified of the recall on June 24. Additional newsletters will be sent when the fix is determined.
NHTSA recall number – 22V-277.
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