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Nearly 18,000 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks recalled for possible steering defect


PACCAR Incorporated has issued a recall for thousands of trucks due to an issue that could result in the loss of steering capability.

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) safety recall documents, PACCAR issued the recall because the “Dana D-Series axle steer arm fasteners that attach the steering arm to the steering knuckle may fail … Fastener failure can result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.”

The recall affects 17,641 vehicles.

The following truck makes and models are part of the recall:

2018-2020 Kenworth

  • T270
  • T370
  • T440
  • T470
  • T660
  • T680
  • T880
  • T800
  • W900
  • W990;

2018-2020 Peterbilt

  • 330
  • 337
  • 348
  • 365
  • 367
  • 389
  • 520
  • 567
  • 579

Truck owners will be notified by mail starting on June 24, 2022. The remedy for the defect is still under development.

Truck owners can contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5888 and Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR’s numbers for this recall are 22 PBB and 22 KWB.


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