LITTLE ROCK — PACCAR is recalling 17,641 of their 2018-2020 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks.
The recall covers Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks produced from Aug. 1, 2017-May 31, 2019.
The trucks have been recalled due to a defect in the Dana D-Series axle steer arm fasteners. The fasteners attach the steering arm to the steering knuckle and may fail. The involved component is the Dana Integrated Air Disc Brake D-Series steer axle, part number B05-6051.
Failure of both fasteners can result in a loss of steering control, which could increase the risk of crash or injury.
The reported failures have occurred during low-speed maneuvering operations when steering forces are highest.
The cause of the failure is still under investigation.
The following models are covered:
The planned notification date is June 24, 2022.
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