Vehicle Recall: PACCAR Kenworth & Peterbilt Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: Logo - US National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationAs of Tuesday, August 30, 2022, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of one hundred and thirteen (113) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month.

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Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:
Among the one hundred and thirteen (113) recalls the NHTSA announced in August comes news of the following:

Logo - PACCAR IncorporatedPACCAR Incorporated (“PACCAR”), a Bellevue, Washington establishment, has recalled an estimated 47,513 model year 2022-2023 Kenworth T170, T270, T280, T370, T380, T440, T470, T480, T680, T800, T880, W900, W990, C500, and 2022-2023 Peterbilt 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 389, 520, 536, 537, 548, 567, and 579 Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Steering – Steering Gear assembled incorrectly

NHTSA Safety Notification 22V547000 reports the Steering Gears may have been assembled incorrectly. If this defect occurs, it can cause the Gears to fracture

According to the NHTSA, a fractured Steering Gear can cause a loss of Steering Control, increasing the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

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Proposed Remedy:
Authorized PACCAR Dealers will inspect the Steering Gear serial numbers, and replace the Steering Gears as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 26, 2022. Owners may contact Kenworth’s Customer Service toll-free at 1-425-828-5888 and Peterbilt’s Customer Service toll-free at 1-940-591-4220 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) for more information. PACCAR’s numbers for this recall are 22PBE and 22KWE.

Logo - KenworthOwners of the recalled vehicles may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (“NHTSA”) Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit the NHTSA’s Web site at http://www.nhtsa.gov.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by PACCAR Incorporated, please search for “PACCAR” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Kenworth brand, please search for “Kenworth” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Peterbilt brand, please search for “Peterbilt” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

Logo - Peterbilt==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V547000
Recalls Direct RIN: 16180-2022
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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