Paccar Trucks with Caterpillar C15 Engines Recalled

Vehicle Make / Model:     Model Year(s):
     KENWORTH / C500     2008
Manufacturer: PACCAR INCORPORATED Mfr’s Report Date: MAY 14, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V165000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 112736
Summary: PACCAR IS RECALLING 112,736 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C15 ENGINE. THE VARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION OIL LINE MAY RUB AGAINST THE P-CLIPS RETAINING THE OIL LINE, CAUSING AN OIL LEAK.
Consequence: AN OIL LEAK MAY RESULT IN A FIRE HAZARD.
Remedy: PACCAR IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR TO REMEDY THESE VEHICLES. PLEASE SEE RECALL 09E-020. CATERPILLAR WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-447-4986, PETERBILT AT 940-591-4196 AND KENWORTH AT 425-828-5440.
Notes: KENWORTH RECALL NO. 09KW4 & PETERBILT RECALL NO. 509C. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Help Spread the Word!

About 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides news feeds for use by US Recall News and other media outlets in regard to vehicle safety recalls.

Leave a Comment

Please type the characters of this captcha image in the input box

Please type the characters of this captcha image in the input box